OT: carafate for ulcers?

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   Posted 7/31/2008 9:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Have any of you ever heard of or taken Carafate Tablets for ulcers or heartburn?  Just curious as I just got a RX for it today.... been taking Nexium daily but I think the stress of my life is catching up with my gut!
Thanks for any info....
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   Posted 7/31/2008 10:02 PM (GMT -7)   
i have never heard of that, but when i was still sick i had horrible horrible heartburn and just general ickiness, and i started takign protonix and it was great!
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