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Is Metamucil an effective medication for acid reflux?

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Posted on Fri, 30 Nov 2018
Question: What to do about acid reflux with normal dose of Metamusil? Never took it before. Have Barretts.
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Answered by Dr. R.A. Singh (38 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Dietary and medical management will help.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, I would suggest that you should get yourself clinically examined and investigated by your doctor.
You can take an antacid like Omeprazole with Domperidone after discussing with your treating doctor.

Avoid spicy and oily foods. Drink lots of water daily.

I hope this is helpful to you. If you have any further query, I will be happy to help.

Regards. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. R.A. Singh (9 minutes later)
Can I take Omeprazole alone? w/o Domperidone
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Answered by Dr. R.A. Singh (25 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Domperidone will have added benefits.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Thanks for writing your query.

Omeprazole will help in controlling your acidity.

Adding Domperidone will have added benefits in controlling the reflux.

You can take the medicine after discussing with your treating doctor.

I hope this answers your query.

Regards,
Dr. R.A. Singh, Emergency Medicine Specialist
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Is Metamucil an effective medication for acid reflux?

Brief Answer: Dietary and medical management will help. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing your query. After reading your post, I would suggest that you should get yourself clinically examined and investigated by your doctor. You can take an antacid like Omeprazole with Domperidone after discussing with your treating doctor. Avoid spicy and oily foods. Drink lots of water daily. I hope this is helpful to you. If you have any further query, I will be happy to help. Regards. Thanks.