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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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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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Mova pill? White with M30 and 300 on it

I have a white pill with 300 and M30 on it, is it Mova? What are they used for? ## I was going through a box in my bathroom and found one. What are they for? ## M 30 300 white round pill is Cimetidine 300 mg. Cimetidine is used to inhibit stomach acid production and is used in the treatment of heartburn and peptic ulcers.

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Taking expired Ranitidine

Hi. My daughter has dental surgery tomorrow and her Dr now says she needs to take Pepcid ac or similar "acid blocker" the night before. This surgery was scheduled with no warning. Now with blizzard its dangerous to go out. We have ranitidine 150 mg exp Jan 2012, its now Feb 2014. Is it still effective? Should she take two (300 mg)? There's no way to get fresh OTC meds. We have TUMS that is still good. Thanks! ## I accidentally or say foolishly gave my 3 yr old daughter expired ranitidine syrup as 3 does of 4 ml each. She is having severe stomach pain n bloody mucusy stool from before and I think it worsened it. What to do? Is it severe?

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Sucralfate and Rablet Taken Together?

Can Rablet and Sucralfate be taken together? I've been taking Rablet for more than two years with just a gap of a week or two in between. Will I have any side effects? Or can I carry on taking it? ## I have been unable to find any specific information on taking these two medications together. Perhaps your pharmacist or prescribing doctor can help you with this query. Good luck. ## Rablet is reported to contain the active ingredient Rabeprazole. I did not find interactions listed between Rabeprazole and Sucralfate [1]. But as Lesia stated, you should double check with your doctor or pharmacist so that they can cross reference any other medications that you are taking.

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Found a Blue Pill Watson 780

I was getting pain pills from my doctor and then they switched them. I found some blue pills that have Watson 780 on them. I want to know if it is my Hydrocodones or not. Do you know what it is? ## A Light Blue Pill that says Watson 780 is not a Narcotic and is not a Pain pill at all..... It is a SUCRALFATE 1MG tablet..... for Ulcers. Positive!!!! NDC: 0591-0780 Inactive Ingredients: - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - FD&C Blue No. 1 - Starch, Corn ## Jonathan is right - Watson 780 is in fact 1 g Sucralfate ( brand name Carafate ) ## I found Watson 780 in my 19 year old's possesion. Why would he have Sucralfate??? Could it be used as a detox to take prior to lab work to mask results? ## I don't know what that pill would be but watson does make many things ...

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Is Glenmark Ranitidine 150 mg gluten free?

I have celiac disease and have to check my rx to make sure they are free of wheat, oats, rye and their derivatives. This is a new rx for me and cvs was u able to give me that info cuz no insert of ingredients were available ?? ## This is a pink tablet with with G 51 on one side and 150 on the other ## The mfg is Glenmark. Gluten free or not. Thank you for your help ## Hello, Connie! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Glenmark Generics and they list the inactive ingredients as including: - microcrystalline cellulose - croscarmellose sodium - silicon dioxide - magnesium stearate - FD&C Red No. 40 - titanium dioxide - triacetin - hypromelloses NDC Code: 68462-248 The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness and flatulence. R...

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I'm on pantoprazole 40 tablets can this make your stomach go out more than it use to

I've had a running stomach for the last 2 years been on different tablets to stop it, went back to the doctor because my stomach is still running ( like yellow water ) he prescribe me pantoprazole 40 tablets since I've been taking this tablets my stomach goes out more than it use to is this normal ## Have you been tested for celiac disease? Protonix is great at treating symptoms, but people with gluten sensitivity need to be properly diagnosed and treated to resolve the symptoms. ## I assume that you're asking if it can cause stomach/abdominal bloating, as a side effect, and if so, then the answer is yes. The FDA also lists it other side effects as possibly including nausea, stomach pain, headache, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Peach pill R750 or R150 - looking for picture of this pill

I found this round peach colored pill (not scored) that looks like an R 750. I do not see anything on the back as it is old and worn down. I was on heartburn meds a year ago. ## There is a tablet with the marking of R150 that matches this description. It is manufactured by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories and they list it as containing 150mgs of Ranitidine, which is used to treat, or prevent heartburn, gastritis, and ulcers. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Trying to identify pill; small, oval, peach, Z on one side, other side says 25 mg

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Is Amneal Pantoprazole gluten free?

Are amneal pantoprazole 20 mg tablets gluten free? It sure would be nice if the company had a list of their gluten free drugs that customers could access. ## Hi Carol - Pantoprazole 20 mg from Amneal (NDC 65162-636) contains the following inactive ingredients: - Ammonia - Crospovidone (12 Mpa.s At 5%) - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Low Substituted - Hypromelloses - Ferrosoferric Oxide - Ferric Oxide Yellow - Mannitol - Methacrylic Acid - Methyl Methacrylate Copolymer (1:1) - Polyethylene Glycols - Povidone - Propylene Glycol - Polyvinyl Alcohol, Unspecified - Shellac - Sodium Carbonate - Sodium Hydroxide - Sodium Stearyl Fumarate - Talc - Titanium Dioxide - Triethyl Citrate I don't believe that any of the above ingredients contain gluten, they are mostly mineral and polymer based. If yo...

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round white pill with r75 on it

Child found pill on floor of local sports center. Was wondering what it was likely to be? Small, white, round pill. Score mark on one side. R75 on other side. ## Sounds like generic ZANTAC - Ranitidine- for heartburn. ## The pill most likely has a K not an R on it. If found in gym its most likely a K75. Small round and white. Its an amphetamine

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Gastritis including ulcer

Good day I am a 45 year old women who is overweight and no matter what I have tried cannot loose the weight.over the past several weeks I have had severe gastritis and acid reflux. I vomit most of the time but only bile. I am currently taking Stillen andomniflux 20 only to find that the Stillen makes my symptoms worse, it feels like I have a rock stuck between my upper stomach and chest cavity. Please any advice will help cannot go to a doctor as I cannot afford it and am not on a medical aid. ## Have you tried take any antacids? I am not sure which ones are available where you live, but usually a person with these conditions is prescribed an antacid, or proton pump inhibitor, such as Prilosec. Its typical side effects may include gas, bloating, stomach pain, and dizziness, according to...

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Pantoprazole and lowered platelets

My platelet counts have been jumping down very fast at times lately, then going back up - so far. Has anyone had experience with low platelets when taking pantoprazole or another PPI? If so, how did it behave over time? So far mine are not dangerously low, but I'm nervous. ## Pantoprazole has been known to cause that in some people that take it, as a side effect, according to FDA reports, though it isn't common. Other side effects may include nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, and headache. Are you on any other medications? Have they considered any other reasons for this to be occurring?

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Pill Identifier Korea

white round pill with PENCID on one side and a score mark on the other side. Can anyone identify this pill? ## while serving in the army in korea some people would take a small yellow pill they called "rominal" or scoshy yellows. Does anyone know what is in that pill? thanks ## Pencid is listed as containing the active ingredient Pantoprazole, which is used to reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach to prevent or treat conditions such as heartburn, GERD and ulcers. Learn more Pantoprazole details here. Sophie, the only thing I can find that's close is Reminyl, which contains Galantamine and is used to treat Alzheimer's. Learn more Galantamine details here. Does anyone else know what they might have been? ## I was given small, yellow pills with SD on them. Does ...

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How To Take Pantop Hp Kit

I have had a chronic ulcer for many years and am taking stomach medicine like pantoprazole, but still have not been cured. The day before yesterday my Dr advise me to take Pantop HP Kit. Is it ok to take this medicine? And if I take it can it be taken on an empty stomach? Please advise. ## I took a course of pantop hp kit in Oct, 2012. Now i am fine but sometimes i feel more acid in my stomach. So is it good if i take pantop hp kit? Please answer me, thank you. ## Based on my research, the Pantop Hp Kit contains 2 (40 mg) tablets of Pantoprazole, 2 (50 mg) Tablets of Clarithromycin, and 2 (750 mg) Tablets of Amoxycillin. These medications are combined to kill H Pylori bacteria that cause some ulcers and reduce the amount of acid produced by your stomach. I haven't been able to find ...

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white oval pill L022 on one side and nothing on other

white, oval, L022 on one side and nothing on the other side ## The white oval pill in description is Cimetidine (200 mg). Cimetidine is widely used in the treatment of heartburn and peptic ulcers. You can view a more detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## Thank you very much.

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round white pill scored on one side 20 other

I have a tablet trantrin , I wanna know what is it prescribed for ## What does trantrin tablets used for ? what does it cure ? ## Trantin is listed as being from Taiwan and containing Mepenzolate, it is most commonly used to treat peptic ulcers. Its most common side effects may include nausea, increased ocular tension, palpitations, urinary retention. Is there anything else I can help with?

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I was wondering if by using the drug Tecta if it causes weight gain or causes bloating or retaining water? ## From what I can find, this contains the active ingredient Pantoprazole, which is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach to treat or prevent conditions, such as heartburn, ulcers, GERD and Gastritis. And it can cause some gas and bloating, as a side effect, however, it is rarely known to cause water retention, but it has happened in some people. Have you contacted your doctor? If it is causing you to experience fluid retention, you will probably need to try a different medication. ## I was taking tecta and have also been stablized of methadone for 20 years..When taking the tecta it almost killed me combined with the methadone. I ...

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ranitidine tablets uniqueimprint 1p254 color300mg

I need to know if this generic for this pill is troposphere if I am taking the right medication. ## Hello, Carolyn! How are you? No, the generic is exactly what you stated, Ranitidine, the name brand for it is Zantac. It is an antacid. I could not find anything listed under the name Troposphere. Can you please double check the name and spelling? Thank you! ## I’ve been taking Acidil which is an all natural drug for heartburn, bloating, upset stomach & acid indigestion. It may not be as good as those others but it does help with no interactions. Manufacturer name is Boiron.

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pan 40 tablet use

stomach related issue ## Do you mean Pantoprazole? If so Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor drug used for short-term treatment of erosion and ulceration of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease. Initial treatment is generally of eight weeks' duration, after which another eight week course of treatment may be considered if necessary. It can be used as a maintenance therapy for long term use after initial response is obtained. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## whole abdomen pain only ## What are the side effects of PAN 40 tablets ## Common side effects while taking Pantoprazole are: diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain, headache, and vomiting. To learn more click on the link be...

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