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Heartburn

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Heartburn, also known as pyrosis or acid indigestion is a burning sensation in the chest, just behind the Human sternum or...
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Common Heartburn treatments discussed around the web
Zantac 15,994 Gaviscon 14,272 Prilosec 10,334
451,679 conversations around the web about Heartburn to help you make a decision
451,679 conversations around the web about Heartburn to help you make a decision
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Omeprazole
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Pepcid AC
Other name: Prilosec (Prilosec)
Other name: Pepcid (Pepcid)
5 / 10
Satisfaction
8 / 10
Satisfaction
44,611
Discussions around the web
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Reflux
GERD
Heartburn
Ulcers
Indigestion
Gastritis
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GERD
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Omeprazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger?Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is o...
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Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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Top Concerns
Ome
Weight Gain
8
Allergies
7
Burning
7
Depression
4
Dizzy
4
Insomnia
3
Sickness
3
Weakness
2
Diabetes
2
Arthritis
2
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Burning
8
Weight Gain
3
Heart Attack
2
Depression
2
Diabetes
1
Dizzy
1
Migraines
1
Withdrawal
1
Numbness
1
Rash
1
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Pep
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8
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Pep
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Ome
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4
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Pep
Ome
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2
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Pep
Ome
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4
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Ome
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Ome
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0
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Ome
1
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Ome
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About Omeprazole
Omeprazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger?Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is o...
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About Pepcid AC
Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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" ...really did work for me, so I switched to Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) and it works just great.? As long as I take it everyday, I have no acid reflux at... "

" ...tried Pepcid AC. I didn't get any side effects from it. Then ...I was on it. I'm back on Omeprazo... "

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" ...effective. I suffer from dyspepsia and acid ...with H2 blockers (chewable Pepcid AC max works best for me). On cycle, and depending on the compounds, I use Omeprazole or Pantoprazole depending o... "
November 10, 2014
Be very careful with these meds. It can cause polyps in the stomach with no symptoms. My daughter has millions of them and they don't have a treatment plan as of yet. It can turn to stomach
cancer. Hers are non malignant now but very scary.

" ...Not responding to omeprazole I was diagnosed with Barrett s Esophagus three years ago, but since last Sunday I have had new symptoms: burning acid reflux , ...have started taking Pepcid AC which... "

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www.celiac.com
" ...of my acid reflux was gone. I've been gluten free now for almost six months and I only have a couple of days a month where I'm in enough pain to take some tums. Before I was on daily omeprazole a... "

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www.mdjunction.com
" ...be about my preferred level, when I am having too many loose stools I have to decrease, but I really start ...it was from all the medicines, but with either Pepcid AC or omeprezole I have no pro... "

" ...me? I had vestibular neuronitis (vertigo and ...this I could take zantac or pepcid ac fine. These were the ...tried ginger, aloe vera, omeprazole, pariet, zantac, pepcid ac, all cause dizzyn... "

" ...was taking Zantac 75 and it didn't do much, so I switched to Pepcid AC which only worked for about a ...after each meal. Omeprazole is the... "

" ...I see that you are taking Omeprazole. If you take this drug ...with a moderate case of osteoporosis. I now use Pepcid AC. Just wanted to give you a heads up... "

" ...had significant GERD. I've been on Omeprazole for 1.5 weeks so far, ...symptoms were really bothering me. Kind of seems like Pepcid AC was the most effective...This is especially frustrating... "

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