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

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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!


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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
Khan


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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
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