NASID(Colazide,Asacol...etc) cause acid reflux?

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Sultan
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   Posted 3/14/2007 8:36 AM (GMT -6)   
I have GERD and colitis,I cant stop Asacol because of colitis,and when I take Asacol GERD go mad!!
 
how can I manage my colitis and GERD!!!
 
 
 25 male,mainly proctitis,maybe Crohn's //2x2 ASACOL (long term),2000 gm Asacol Suppositories,fish oil,vsl 3,  folic acid ,2006 January flare up, 2006 MAY FLARE UP AGAIN (10 DAYS),june 2006 Peptic ulcers ,December 2006 esophagitis ,17/12/2006 azathioprine 100,14/01/2007 Prednisone 20 for 2 weeks (mini flare)
 
 


Red_34
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   Posted 3/20/2007 9:15 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sultan :) I developed GERD after taking my Uc meds for many years and what I use now is Prilosec to help control the symptoms. So far it seems to be working fine but there is also Protonix which I heard is pretty good. It took about 3 days before the Prilosec started working for me.
 
Edited to add: Definately take your Uc meds with food to avoid any more GERD related problems.


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dakotagirl
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   Posted 3/24/2007 3:36 PM (GMT -6)   
UC and GERD make a wicked combination - as if ONE of them wouldn't be bad enough!

I take Aciphex for my GERD. Are you still on pred? Pred made my heartburn so awful :(

Talk with your GI - perhaps s/he can help.
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
 
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Aciphex, Effexor XR, BCP
Acidophilus, Biotin, Folic Acid, Forvia, Calcium, and B12
 
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Sultan
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   Posted 3/26/2007 11:09 AM (GMT -6)   
thank u all for your replies.yes I am now on pred 10,I know it iwill make problems.I change Asacol to Colazal,I hope that will not get GERD mad again!
 25 male,mainly proctitis,maybe Crohn's //2x2 ASACOL (long term),2000 gm Asacol Suppositories,fish oil,vsl 3,  folic acid ,2006 January flare up, 2006 MAY FLARE UP AGAIN (10 DAYS),june 2006 Peptic ulcers ,December 2006 esophagitis ,17/12/2006 azathioprine 100,14/01/2007 Prednisone 20 for 2 weeks (mini flare)
 
 

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