I have acid reflux, does anyone know why pepcid ac says you cant take it for more than 14 days? if i take one pill every morning i dont get it, its been two weeks and it says to contact a doctor, but why ?
Can taking Pepcid AC/Famotidine contribute to a miscarriage? My recent pregnancy seemed to be going very well, with a very good ultrasound at 8 weeks. The baby seemed to have died at 9 weeks and the only thing I changed was switching from Tums to Pepcid at 8 weeks.
I have had bad nausea just about everyday with sour stomach, acid stomach and some acid in my throat. My stomach is upset all the time lately almost everyday. I went to the E.R and they have done blood test, xray of my stomach, even an ultrasound and they all came back normal. They just sent me home with promethezine for the nausea. I have a G.I appointment on Friday. What should I tell my doctor and what can he prescribe me for the unbearable nausea? I have tried over the counter medicines and nothing seems to be working anymore not even the pepcid ac.
I have been experiencing heartburn lately and occasionally have to take something. I have tried and like the way Pepcid AC - Regular Strength works. Every Once in a while my heartburn seems worse and I have a little acid reflux. Would it be safe to take 2 tablets within 2 hours? I would not take more than the 2 tablets in the 24 hour period recommended. My doctor knows about this situation and has agreed that I can take the Pepcid. Barb
I suffer from acidity very often. I have done a USG of total abdomen and everything is fine, however, my endoscopy dated March 2006 detected esophagitis and GE lax. The doc has told me that It s incurable and I have it from birth. However, I do not have much reflux problem. I just have acidity problems where I get burning sensation in my esophagus.
My father, who is 79 yrs old and has a quite healthy life, has recently developed some difficulties in swallowing food for around 5-6 months. We had consulted Doctor in a well known Hospital in Delhi and we got endoscopy done which showed a thickening of esophagus wall and the Doctor advised endoscopic biopsy under anesthesia, which could not be completed by the concerned department as the biopsy was not possible from that angle. Now the Doctor had given an option of PET scanning or DL endoscopy and BPOPSY(GA). Meanwhile he prescribed Romilast, which did helped my father while eating food. However, we are not longer sure whether we should go ahead with it, as so far it has been an expensive wild goose chase without any conclusive outcome. We took a second opinion from Lok Nayak Hospital, where a Barium swallow test was done and the report says (R) pyriform sinus(l) lat. aspect of esophagus likely due to damage The Doctor advised that there is nothing to be worried about and it was an age related problem where the esophagus loses its flexibility and becomes stiff and we can continue with the Romilast tabs. I am confused as to what is to be done and Dad is also worried with anxiety as we recently lost my mother with nasopharyingeal carcinoma after a seven year battle with the disease and the sufferings of my mom is still quite fresh in our minds. However, he does not want any treatment, if it turns out to be cancer. Please advise as to which course of action will be better
i had a monometry done not that long ago and was told that i have scleroderma of the esophagus. basically the muscles of my esophagus are not working. i throw up food days after i eat it and have digestive and esophogeal issues that wont disappear. i have lupus and crest syndrome. i was told by my doctor that i may have to have a feeding tube placed under the problem area of my esophagus or part of my esophagus removed. What is going on?
my son has acute achLasia. his esophagus is now stretched out so he has small pockets on both sides. he has already had the stretching and clipping of the muscle. the doctor now days he has to have his esophgus cut out and his stomach pulled up. he is 42 yrs old,5'8" and weighs on a good day 130 #'s. we are afraid that he will die by having this operation because he will even loose more weight. what do we do
I have a pain on the right side of chest more toward the back. I feel it when I take a deep breath, or cough . and it feels almost like a sore because food brushes against the affected areas as its going down. It feel like irs between the right...
Hi doctor, I am 36 years of age with 71 kg as weight and 5 ft 8 inch height. since last 1 year at times I feel burning sensation around heart area which lasts for 5-10 minutes.its occurenCe is twice and thrice in 15 days. I have got all checkup...
Approximately the last ten years I developed a problem swallowing food. I eat slow and chew my food but 2 to 3 times a year the food gets impacted at back of my throat. It's like I can't breath and have to stick my finger down my throat to vomit...