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Pain in abdomen, vomiting sensation. Endoscopy report normal. Prescribed happy-it. Tablet to be taken before or after food?

I am from India. Two days back I had pain in upper abdomen . (A week back I got endoscopy done and the report was normal - i.e. no ulcer , no problem.) Also I had vomitting sensation and could eat very little. Hence I went to the doctor. Doctor prescribed me HAPPY-IT. I took the tablet in the evening before food. Pain came down a little but during night the pain was severe and around 1 a.m. I had vomitted all the items that I ate during the day. Yesterday I could eat a little. (I am a migraine sufferer and take rizatriptan ). Today I found my stool to be black. Kindly advise me the caution that I should take. Should I take the HAPPT - it TABLET before food or after food. Thanks. Raghavan
Asked On : Wed, 14 Mar 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
abdominal pain and passing black tarry stool are the symptoms of gastrointestinal bleeding. and common causes of bleeding are acid peptic diseases, gastric ulcers, gastric erosions and bleeding from lower GI tarct. since you have undergone upeer GI ENDOSCOPY (which is normal), its better to under go colonoscopy to rule out lower GI bledding. my advice is to consult gastroenterologist for further management.
get well soon.
Answered: Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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Psychiatrist Dr. Aravinda Jawali's  Response

You have Gastritis and Rabeprozole you have taken has not worked. Black stools you have had could be a bleed from intestine as you have -melena+. for which you have to sort out with colonoscopy. make an appointment with your doctor/Gastroenterologist to rule out other causes for the problem.
Answered: Wed, 14 Mar 2012
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