For several months it helped. I was on Carafate and Aciphex and that helped a lot. Then off Aciphex and only on Carafate. Now Carafate is as needed and I rarely do. But I am on a prescript
I have read that how you feel when your stomach acid is too much is the same as when it is too low. Does that mean if I am on more medicine, or a higher dose than I need, I will feel like I have heartburn? Because the medicine is changing the acid level the wrong way? I know the way I am typing this doesn't make sense but I can't get it any clearer. I just know it makes sense in my mind.
Oddly enough though, when my heartburn got controlled, that is when I got fibromyalgia.