New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

jenny2008
Regular Member


Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 59
   Posted 5/24/2008 11:25 AM (GMT -6)   
I was told on friday that my doctor may not give me anymore nexuim being that i dont have insurance and i cant afford any of the test they want to do . So i am asking all gerd suffers whats the best OTC meds i can get . My nexuim is 40 mg and i take it in the morning right when i wake up . It is stressing me out even more that i may have to deal with the pain again ... The nexuim helps alot for me .. I do have days that it dont but 75% of the time it does help .. At least it makes me feel half way normal . Would love to here from all on what meds work great that i can get OTC

dakotagirl
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 3402
   Posted 5/27/2008 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
The only PPI that is OTC is Prilosec OTC. There are other drugs (h2 blockers) out there that may work for you as well - Tagament and Zantac are the two I can remember right now.

You might have to find one that works through trial and error.

Good luck!
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
Status:  Getting close to remission!?!?!
 
10mg pred, Asacol 12 per day,  Azathioprine 100mg, Aciphex, Forvia, and Pro-Bio
 
Co-Mod for the UC forum:  Keep HealingWell running smoothly:  www.healingwell.com/donate

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, April 26, 2018 1:28 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,955,974 posts in 324,279 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 162259 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, razorerkan.
352 Guest(s), 15 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
81GyGuy, Italatin8, Dahlias, notquitesoscared13, Alwaysworried1991, Girlie, Serfr, NiceCupOfTea, KYLEb23, Saipan Paradise, sierraDon, UCer23, napoleon dynamite, cppoly, suchatravesty