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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Long-term use of antacids

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Can long term antacid use result in anemia? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja MD

Hello: I am a 53 year old man and suffer from GERD. I have been on Prilosec for 5-6 years and it does work for me, but I still have to take antacids a few times throughout the day after I eat. I did ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Mohammed Tauseef MD

is abnormal with left centro-parietal epilepticform activity. So 3 questions: 1. Problems from long Frisium ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Tauseef ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

I have been taking Miralax every evening for almost 2 years. Recently I read that it should not be used on children. I am 76. Is there a problem with my continued use? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

IS ATIVAN AN OPIATE,AND CAN IT BE TAKEN LONG TERM WITH OXY DRUGS? ... View answer

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Dr. Siva Prasad Goud MD

Dear Dr. Sir, I am suffering from acidity problem like heart burn since long around 15 years. and I am taking antiacid like omeprozol / rebeprozol/ lensoprozol etc.etc. tablets since 1994. Kindly tell ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Siva Prasad Goud ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

Hello, my name is Kevin Kollar From the end of 2004 - May of 2011 I use an antacid daily a week ... worst, so I kept using the antacid. I went to see a Gastroenterologist Doctor who did scopes... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

but not completely cured,dietry system changed.I have taking antacid medicines since long.ls there any chronic side ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

I HAVE CRONIC BURPING COMING FROM MY LOWER LEFT ABDONON DAILY. I AM SEEING MY LONG TERM DR TODAY. I USE SYMETHACONE WITH ANTACID A LOT AND 800 MG OF TAGMENT DAILY, BUT WITH NO RESULTS. I HAVE HI... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Parin N. Parmar MD

Hi, I am 28/M. I am using Levolin inhaler for the past 1 year. Although my physician didnt prescribed me this. 2-3 years ago my physician gave me Combitide 250 inhaler. After this I used to take ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parin N. Parmar ( Allergist and Immunologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Priyanka MD

Hi welcome to hcm, non of the medicine good for long term use unless required due to their property of side effects, dependency, etc....so better consult your doctor and take medicine in proper and...

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Solpadol Contains Paracetamol and Codeine . Long term use of paracetamol causes liver damage . Long term use of Codeine can cause Constipation , Physical dependence...

Dr. Omprakash Ashokrao Deshmukh MD

you should not use it for long term.