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Ulcer Overview

Peptic ulcer disease is a break in the inner lining of the stomach, the first part of the small intestine, or sometimes the lower esophagus. An ulcer in the stomach is called a gastric ulcer, while one in the first part of the intestines is a duodenal ulcer. The most common symptoms of a duodenal ulcer are waking at night with upper abdominal pain, and upper abdominal pain that improves with eating. With a gastric ulcer, the pain may worsen with eating. The pain is often described as a burnin...

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For how long can you use daflon 500 mg

I have been using daflon 500 mg since March 25th 4 tablets twice a daily to cure hemorrhoids and I am feeling much better now but it seems I should continue using this medicine for complete cure. I am wondering for how long I should use it. Thanks for your reply ## Hello, I am working on Sucralfate. Anyone with similar interest? ## Daflon is actually a supplement given to help with such conditions, it is not, however, a medication. As such, there is no harm in its use, as long as you are not taking far too much and only your doctor could really advise you as to whether or not you should continue to use it for them. What has your doctor suggested? As to the Sucralfate, we do have a page with some information here: Are there any questions? ## medicine DAFLON 500 mg, is what for? and what ...

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Side Effects of Lansoprazole by Sandoz

How long do the side effects (such as vomiting) last? My husband just started taking this drug and is feeling sick. ## Typically, according to the U.S. FDA, side effects may last about 4 to 5 weeks, until one becomes used to the medication. He may also experience dizziness, headache stomach pain, and flatulence. How is he feeling, now? Has there been any change? Is he on any other medications? ## After only one tablet of Lansoprazole, within a half hour I experienced serious anaphylaxis. It took years for me to find out that Polyethylene Glycol which it contains is a laxative for someone with malabsorption problems; a definite no no. I check every medication for it now. Even Pfizer and Moderna vaccines contain it, so doctors wouldn't give me those. I had Astrazeneca without any prob...

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Can Stopping/Quitting Lansoprazole Cause Daily Headache?

Stats: Male, 33. Bigger guy, 6'2 265. Gallbladder removed in 2007. Other conditions include sleep apnea/social anxiety, some neck and shoulder tension from a lot of computer work. Otherwise decent health overall. Hello to anyone who thinks they can help!! I have been on 30mg Lansoprazole for the last 3-4 years (prescribed) because I had my gallbladder removed in 2007 and had a slew of stomach issues for the first 5 or so years since the surgery, most of which was caused by increased acid. Lans was a godsend drug at first, but over time I started noticing that it seemed to sometimes make me feel weird or give me an upset stomach. Over the last few months I have really been improving my diet and eating better and noticed I was getting less and less acid and indigestion. Because my ins...

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Tecta side effects

I've been taking Tecta for more than one year, have been experiencing weight gain, bloating, sugar cravings, and having hip pain. Also, my overactive bladder seems to have worsened. I didn't have any problems when taking Zantac, but was switched by my doctor to Tecta. Can this medication be stopped abruptly, or will I need to taper off it? ## Always taper off ... I know someone who was told by his family doc to cut his pills in half for a week and take half the dose before stopping completely. ## Joyce, Tecta contains the active ingredient Pantoprazole, it is a proton pump inhibitor that helps reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach, to treat conditions such as heartburn, GERD, ulcers, and gastritis. Usually, there is no need to taper, but when you stop you may experie...

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Altosec 20 mg substitute

I don't even know if anybody would reply, but I will ask here and see who replies asap... My son is working overseas in China and I just want to know if you could please assist me. Could you please tell me if there is something in China that's the same as Altosec 20 that he can get there at the doctor, that will help? He's got a subscription for Altosec for 6 months, but I just want to know if anybody can tell me what medication he can get there that will be the same? It is urgent. ## Hello, Rochelle! How are you and your son? Altosec contains the active ingredient Omeprazole, it is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach to help treat conditions such as GERD, heartburn, ulcers, and gastritis. Most countries have it, or other...

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alternative to myprodol

I have dental pain due to what the dentist thinks is a dying nerve. I was prescribed Myprodol, but I have previoulsy had a stomach ulcer and I am reluctant to take it. My appointment with the endodontist is only in 2 days. Is there an alternative to Myprodol with the same anti-inflammatory proerties and pain relief, that will not be harmful in terms of stomach acid production? ## what is the alternative drug of myprodol ? ## Myprodol is listed as containing a combination of Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, and Codeine, it is used to alleviate moderate to severe pain. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and constipation. Ref: Codeine Combination Information Generally, if you'r...

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Sucralfate with milk and probiotics

Can I drink milk immediately after I take sucralfate with water? Also, can I take a probiotic with sucralfate? ## Can I take probiotics with sucralfate 1gm 3x a day ## Hello Vince, According to the manufacturer's directions Sucralfate is to be taken on an empty stomach with a glass of water so the body can properly absorb the medication. This would be the appropriate way to take the medication unless your doctor has given you different instructions. Reportedly it is safe to consume food and beverages 30 minutes after or 1 hour before taking this medication. I was unable to find any interactions listed between Sucralfate and probiotics but please be mindful that when preparing to mix any type of medications it is important to consult your doctor and primary care physician. For more i...

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Aurobindo Pantoprazole gluten free?

Does Pantoprazole manufactured by Aurobindo contain any gluten? ## It appears that both the 20 mg (NDC 65862-559) and 40 mg (NDC 65862-560) tablets contain the same inactive ingredients: - Calcium Stearate - Crospovidone - Ferric Oxide Yellow - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Hypromellose 2910 (3 Mpa.s) - Mannitol - Methacrylic Acid - Ethyl Acrylate Copolymer (1:1) Type a - Sodium Carbonate - Triethyl Citrate - Ammonia - Ferrosoferric Oxide - Ferric Oxide Red - Isopropyl Alcohol - Butyl Alcohol - Propylene Glycol - Shellac As such, they should not be problematic for people with gluten sensitivity unless there was cross-contamination during the manufacturing process. Reference: DailyMed You may also be interested in the following PDF titled "Gluten-Free Drugs for Celiac Disease Patients...

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Pink pill with R 150 on it

Round light pink pill with imprint of R 150. Please tell me what this is. ## This tablet contains Ranitidine 150 mg [as Ranitidine Hydrochloride 168 mg] (NDC 55111-0404). Inactive Ingredients: - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Ferrosoferric Oxide - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Titanium Dioxide ## need to know what this medcation is a round pink pill imprinted R150 ## Its Equate brand stomach acid reducer, basically off brand of zantac ## need to know what pill this is: R150 on one side, a cross on other side (+)...it is white and oval shape ## Round pink pill imprinted R150? This is the Equate (Wal-Mart) brand of an acid reflux pill similar to Zantac or Prilosec. I personally use these, and they work great for me, and ...

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Tingling in tongue and lips from Lansoprazole

Hello all I have been experiencing tingling of lips and tongue. And a nasty taste in my mouth, and when I swallow my saliva burns my throat. Also my lips are all cracked. As anyone experienced this? Please let me know thank you ## Those could be symptoms of being allergic reaction, or being sensitive to this medication, so you should consult your doctor as soon as possible. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Lansoprazole as possibly including nausea, dizziness, bloating, acne, skin rash, and fatigue. Ref: Lansoprazole Information How long does it last? Are you making sure to swallow it will a full glass of water? ## @verfree I have been on them a good few weeks now and I do take them with a full glass of water. I get a nasty chemical smell coming from my throat. And thank you so ...

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