Medical Questions > Conditions and Diseases > Acid Reflux Forum

as soon as I stop omeprazole the problem back in 48 hrs

User Profile
Had it for months now, Doctor put me on omeprazole which solved problem, but as soon as I stop problem back within 48 hours. Just finished 3 month course (40mg a day for month 1 and 20mg a day for months 2 and 3) - finished on Friday, heartburn and discomfort back on sunday!

Did you find this post helpful?

User Profile
replied October 6th, 2016
Acid Reflux Answer A59050
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Omeprazole is not the only solution. It needs complete diet and lifestyle adjustments , Lose Weight,eat small frequent meals, avodi triggers, delay lying down after meal for 3 hours and keep head side of the bed elevated. Visit our GERD health center for further guidance.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

Did you find this post helpful?

User Profile
replied October 10th, 2016
okay thanks for information
Seems to be worse last few days - at the moment constant burning in back of throat, top of chest which nothing seems to shift - any ideas what food/drink I can have to stop it burning for now? things like rennie etc don't help at all
Did you find this post helpful?
Tags: Heartburn
Quick Reply
Must Read
Almost everyone experience heartburn or acid indigestion at times. But what is acid reflux and how could it cause more serious problems?...
Can you tell the difference between common heartburn symptoms and signs of more serious digestive problems? Learn when and how to take action for acid reflux....
Heartburn is common, but it is not trivial. It's important to diagnose and treat heartburn or acid reflux as early as possible. Review diagnostic procedure now...
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Acid Reflux , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.