No acid reflux, no heartburn. I started with 60mg of Nexium a day now I am at mg a day and my symptoms are far from under control The drugs were extremely effective at treating ulcers and severe gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD. I am now completely weaned off of this drug without any physician help because I have been advised that they say 20 mg is the lowest dose and it will never hurt me which is not true.
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Good luck to everyone. I have not developed esophageal cancer. Banish nighttime heartburn with these quick tips. To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy.
Not the least of these is that stopping Nexium or similar drugs suddenly can lead to unbearable withdrawal symptoms. I had to take Zantac today. Headaches Digestive distress, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, pancreatitis Blood disorders Skin reactions, rash can be life threatening; seek immediate medical attention! Experts say that if your symptoms are in fact related to acid reflux you should do well on PPIs.
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I also take natural digestive enzymes from Solgar, which helped me a little in the beginning. Mine had his nurse call to schedule my first GI appt. Proton pumps are proteins in almost all cell membranes that use metabolic energy to push hydrogen ions protons through the membrane and exchange them for potassium ions. What if you're not a breakfast person? I had a few episodes at this dosage but not overbearing. Lynn January 23, at 6: Are you following your GERD diet? After one week without a pill I started getting the acid rebound.
I would take one more pill and never take another. There are more comments on this article. I started taking 20 mg every 2 days, I did that for 1 month with very little heartburn episodes but I did have a few. These could help you transition off your prescription medicine. Things came to ahead on Boxing Day at which point I decided to do some research online in a desparate attempt to chage things.
Many people were prescribed these drugs for recurrent heartburn.