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I take Prilosec but still get reflux

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I have dealt with acid reflux for many years now. I was taking nexium until about three months ago but had to switch to prilosec because nexium was too expensive. The nexium dealt with with the reflux alright but with the prilosec I still get reflux. I am looking for medication recommendations. Thank You.
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replied March 30th, 2011
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum

Since you are having acid reflux from years there are chances of getting Ulcers or GERD(reflux disease)which is causing the problem.Taking regular antacids can cause problems in the long run and also affect other organs like kidneys and liver.Avoid too much of oily,fatty food intake.Have small six meals in a day instead of heavy meals.Drink lots of water.Do not sit immediately after meals.
You require a clinical examination and investigation like Endoscopy.Kindly see a Physician for evaluation.

Take Care!


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replied April 13th, 2011
Isn't natural treatments always advisable when it comes to choosing between antacids and alternatives, it does helps except in severe conditions, but it works differently on different people.
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