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Treatment for gastric problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   I have had gastric for the last 4 days and have been unable to get an appointment with my doctor what do i do
Doctor :   Try to relieve your symptoms by using Tums and mylanta available in the pharmacies
Doctor :   these are antacids that can neutralise the excess acid production
User :   will it just go away own or will i need to see a doctor even if i take the antacids?
Doctor :   in addition you can take prilosec 20 mg twice daily 30 minutes before food
Doctor :   yes you can try the medications for a few days
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   and when the symptoms are not relieved , you can consult a doctor for additional support
Doctor :   it seems that you have moved out of the chat session
Doctor :   please log in again if u have any other queries
Doctor :   bye for now
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