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Suggest treatment for GERD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 29-Jan-2018
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor:Hello
User:Hi
Doctor:I am Dr XXXXXXX here
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:I have GERD and have been advised to take Omez Insta
User:How much dosage shud i be taking
Doctor:Ok
User:Is 2 sachets one in morning and night 30 mins before food ok?
Doctor:Omez can be taken either 20 mg or 40 mg twice a day
User:I have got 20 mg sachets
User:How long shud i take it
Doctor:You should take them for 10 days
User:I was experiencing chest tightness, pain in rib cage and back ache
Doctor:20 mg sachets are fine
Doctor:Take them as advised by the doctor you consulted
Doctor:it will be fine soon
User:Back ache is exactly opp to the place where it paina in the rib cage
User:Is that normal
Doctor:It is definitely not normal
Doctor:but can be expected
Doctor:GERD can cause chest tightness, pain and back pain as well
User:I meant is it normal symptoms of GERD
Doctor:Yes, GERD can cause such symptoms
User:Ok thank you.
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Thank you for using the chat service
Doctor:Bye for now
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