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Have hyperacidity after gall bladder removal. Taking Pentocid and Renetidine. How to reduce dosage?

Hello sir/madam I had my gallbladder removal 6 months back I am suffering from hyperacidity then onwards. I am on medicines pentocid 40 in morning and renetidine in evening. If I skip these medicines I feel hyperacidity and burning senses in the chest . I dont want to continue with medicine twice a day endoscopy is already done showing no ulcers or other defects. Kindly suggest me how I can reduce the dosage and increase my metabolism rate
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
There is no link with Gall bladder surgery with acidity.
It is mainly caused by H.Pylori infection apart from dietary factors,stress,pain killers etc.
Please take complete course of H.pylori with Tetracycline,metronidazole,bismuth and Pantaprazole.
Stop alchohol,smoking.Avoid spicy foods,masala foods,cool drinks,coffee.
After the course,continue with Rabeprazole along with prokinetic Itopride.
You can stop Rantidine in the evening.
Wish you good health
Answered: Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Priya S K's  Response
Hello Sam,
Thanks for coming to HCM. Your description suggest that you are having gastro-esphageal reflux disease. You can do following to help improve your symptoms and you can stop taking Ranitidine:
- Avoid alcohol, spicy, fatty or acidic foods which trigger heart-burn
- Eat small meals 5 times a day instead of 3 large meals
- Stop eating 2.5 hours before going to bed, avoid lie down for 2 hours after eating
- Exercise regularly; loose weight if you are overweight
- Do yoga/meditation to keep stress level low
Wish you good health!
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