Heart Burn / Indigestion

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Heart Burn / Indigestion Overview

Heartburn, also known as acid indigestion,[2] is a burning sensation in the central chest or upper central abdomen.[3][4][5] The pain often rises in the chest and may radiate to the neck, throat, or angle of the jaw. Heartburn is usually due to regurgitation of gastric acid (gastric reflux) into the esophagus and is the major symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).[6] In about 0.6% of cases it is a symptom of ischemic heart disease.[7] Contents 1 Definition 2 Differential di...

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what color is omeprazole dr 40 mg
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Has the color changed? For 9 yrs it has been the same color and now it has changed. What color should it be? I want to be safe. ## Hello, Margaret! How are you? What are the markings on it? That information is what would enable me to check for you. Can you please post back and clarify? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and stomach pain.
Updated 3 minutes ago in Omeprazole.
esomepra mag capsule
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I was given this instead of Esomeprazole Dr 40mg cap... My new med looks different than what I got last month... It's a white capsule with I and 82. Is it the same med?
Updated 2 days ago in Esomeprazole.
Altosec 20
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Dosage and directions for Altosec 20 ## From what I was able to gather Altosec is not from the US, I believe it's from South Africa. I did however I located the active ingredient, it's Omeprazole. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## What is the drug used for? (Altosec 20 capsules ## What is Altosec 20 capsules used for? ## i use altosec for acid reflux. ever since i started using it i have never had reflux. it also healed my bruising i had internally ## Quite correct, it's from South Africa, but where better to find a cure for anything abdominal where it would be an every day expected occurrence. This product is amazing, it really hones in where it is supposed to!
Updated 2 days ago in Omeprazole.
Difference between OME 40 and KU 136 omeprazole 40mg
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What is the difference between OME 40 and KU 136? I just got my Omeprazole prescription refill and see that I got OME 40 and previously it's been KU 236. Do I need to worry? Has my pharmacy screwed up?
Updated 5 days ago in Omeprazole.
Omeprazole And Domperidone Capsules
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kindly let me know about this drugs for use. ## Omeprazole with Domperidone is most commonly used to treat or prevent conditions such as ulcers, heartburn and GERD. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## I am taking Domperidone and Omeprazole. I think one of the side effects should include weight increase. I added a lot of weight with in just one week of taking it. May be because it makes me sleep excessively. thanks
Updated 6 days ago in Omeprazole.
oblong light purple pill with ~P~ on one side
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Anybody know what this pill is? Have looker on various pill identification sites and can't find it. ## Hi Kristi, I understand that your description denotes squiggly lines ~ on either side of the "P". Was that intentional or did you just put those there to single out the "P"? There is an oblong light purple pill with a "P" on one side sitting above an underscore _ This particular pill is identified as an OTC heartburn reliever made by Procter & Gamble, commonly known as Prilosec (containing 20.6 mg of omeprazole magnesium). If you could please post back with any additional information on the squiggly lines that would be great. I hope this helps! ## I have a pill that is Pink oblong with the imprint 'P' and two swirly lines on both sides almost lik...
Updated 13 days ago in Prilosec.
Pink Oval Pill With Line Down The Middle
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I have a pinkish colored decent sized pink pill. There are no markings on it just a line down the middle on one side. I also I have the same pills in white. Plain white and oval with just a line down the middle on one side. Anyone know what these are? ## I'm sorry, but without any markings, it is going to be difficult to determine exactly what these tablets contain. We can rule them out as being a U.S. manufactured prescription product, because they are all required by law to have an imprint to enable their identification. However, it they could be over the counter products and there is a small chance that they could be foreign medications. Where were they found/obtained? ## It is Famotidine, or pepcid. ## I have the same type of pills and two different colors of pink and one whitis...
Updated 14 days ago in Famotidine.
HP kit for H-pylori bacteria
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I was recently diagnosed with duodenal ulcers with biopsy samples revealing the existence of Pylori. The doctor prescribed hp kit for 7 days. Then after that esomeprazole tablets 40mg BD for 3 weeks will this work to cure me? Secondly I was also swallowing libraxin but the side effects attributed to muscle weakness and arthritis like feeling on my shoulder joints it was so painful I work up at night so I decided to stop libraxin and continue with the other medications. Is it okay? ## I was recently diagnosed with duodenal ulcers with biopsy samples revealing the existence of Pylori. The doctor prescribed hp kit for 7 days. Then after that esomeprazole tablets 40mg BD for 3 weeks will this work to cure me? Secondly I was also swallowing libraxin but the side effects attributed to muscle ...
Updated 14 days ago in Esomeprazole.
Round Yellow Pill R20 on one side
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What is this thing? Just says R20 ## Mine is white, teardrop shaped, and has a stripe on one side, the other R20, Please help no one knows, us that your pill too? ## I found a couple of these yellow pills with R20 imprinted on them in my daughters room. She has been having some eating problems and has seen various specialists. The pill described sounds like Sandoz Rabeprazole. Google it and you will find a full description of it. Hope this helps ## Rabeprazole belongs to the class of medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It works by slowing or preventing the production of acid in the stomach. Rabeprazole is used to treat and maintain healing of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also used to treat symptoms, such as heartburn and regurgitation, of non-erosive ref...
Updated 16 days ago in Rabeprazole.
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what is the generic name, indication and the dosage. ## what is the generic name, indication and the dosage of papase drug?. ## Papase is not a drug, it is a natural digestive enzyme sold as a supplement. It is touted to help with gas, digestion and stomach fullness. I'm sorry, that is all the information I can find on it. Does anyone else know anything? ## PAPASE IS A DRUG. Its main pharmacological action is to reduce severe swollen gums. Other uses are known, but seldomly used compared its main preferance. Known side effects include gastric disorder, trembling (differs from person to person) and uncomfortable. ## Perhaps you should say, its agitation instead of uncomfortable. Anyway, some drug itself is sold as 'papase'. Yes, it is mainly used for reducing swollen gums, su...
Updated 17 days ago in Omeprazole.

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