Alternatives to Nexium?

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lamb61
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   Posted 5/29/2013 5:28 AM (GMT -6)   
So I'm thinking I need to find an alternative to Nexium for my GERD.  I also have Crohn's and I'm beginning to put together that the Nexium is aggrevating some of my CD symptoms.  Any suggestions on an alternative?
 

DOGGBONES
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   Posted 5/29/2013 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
There's always zantac, Carafate, tums, gaviscon, and diet changes.

lamb61
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   Posted 5/29/2013 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Doggbones, but OTC meds don't help me. Probably because I also have crohns in my stomach, that throws a whole other spin on things. I did call the GI and per his nurse "he feels it a coincidence" --- my back side! I told them I'd try again but if the results are the same I want a different script.

DOGGBONES
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   Posted 5/30/2013 5:17 AM (GMT -6)   
Problems at top and bottom....now thats unfair! Have you tried different ppi's? What about fish oil or tumeric?
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