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jenny2008
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Date Joined May 2008
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   Posted 5/24/2008 12:25 PM (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
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   Posted 5/27/2008 1:44 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!
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