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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 1/10/2009 2:14 PM (GMT -6)   
I wanted to ask if anyones doctor had them take prilocsec in the morning? I realize its for heartburn but my doc said it might help with the urgency.
I have taken it 3 days in a row and do not have nearly as much urgency but I am also on day 8 of the spinach sunflower seed diet and am not sure if that is what is helping. Either one, I hope it continues. Just curious as I have not seen Prilosec mentioned too much on here.
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dicicloymine 10 mg 3x daily
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had to stop ibuprofen, now hip kills me, looking into replacment
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   Posted 1/10/2009 3:20 PM (GMT -6)   
I've been on Prilosec for about 2 years or so now. I take one in the morning but it's for my acid reflux. I've never heard of it being used for urgency though.
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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 1/10/2009 3:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Day eight is about when I started really noticing a difference on my spinach diet.
38 yr old male, NE Ohio
diagnosed in aug 2008
30 mg predisone, 9 balsalazide, rowesa enema, 2 gemfibrozil, 1 norvasc, 1 metoprotol, 1 allopurinol, 2 probiotic, 2 aloe vera
gluten intolerance... attempting to live no/low gluten
update: down to 25 mg pred a day as of 12/25/08
update: down to 20 Mg pred a day as of 1/7/09

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