Omeprazole questions

Posted by januaryjane @januaryjane, Dec 3, 2019

Ok, I went to my gastro and having symptoms of nausea that got better with an antacid. So, Im put on 40mg omeprazole a day since Nov. 9th. I had an upper scope and nothing was found, no ulcer, inflammation, notta. Im still having stomach troubles, could this medicine be making things worse? Should I even be on this higher amount? I know no one can tell me what to do, just asking around for some insight.
My symptoms are, lack of appetite, on and off diarrhea, gas, cramping, severe fatigue, low grade fever on and off. And nausea if off the medicine. Been going on for at least a few months.
I have chronic constipation from slow transit disorder, so struggling with that.

I just dont want to be taking this medicine if its exacerbating my symptoms.

@riflemanz64

What kind of foods are you eating? Try a low acid diet, no soda, booze, only low acid coffee, no tomato products, Italian, mexican, fried foods. Drink water, almond milk, no fruit juices. Eat more fiber and see if that helps.

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When I get bad I go on very limited diet, low fodmap, low acid, sugar etc. Now Im doing mostly liquid to calm my gut down. Nothing caffeinated or carbonated, no dairy, or juice. Water, some gaterorade, decaf tea, broth, lots of water. Jello sometimes. Today I had loud growls and gas from just drinking water. So, I dunno. Im afraid to eat, feel better when I dont.
I see my gastro tuesday. No idea what shell say as my upper scope was normal and so were the biopsies.

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@januaryjane

When I get bad I go on very limited diet, low fodmap, low acid, sugar etc. Now Im doing mostly liquid to calm my gut down. Nothing caffeinated or carbonated, no dairy, or juice. Water, some gaterorade, decaf tea, broth, lots of water. Jello sometimes. Today I had loud growls and gas from just drinking water. So, I dunno. Im afraid to eat, feel better when I dont.
I see my gastro tuesday. No idea what shell say as my upper scope was normal and so were the biopsies.

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I’m just coming out of a 2 week acid attack. Don’t know what started it, but plenty of nausea, abdominal pain etc. Saw my GI last week and got rx for carafate to coat to the stomach. Will see how it works

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@astaingegerdm

I’m just coming out of a 2 week acid attack. Don’t know what started it, but plenty of nausea, abdominal pain etc. Saw my GI last week and got rx for carafate to coat to the stomach. Will see how it works

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Sorry to hear that. Are you doing any better? I went to my dr today and she thinks I have ibs, with my constipation, yay. Im going to see if I can fill Motegrity and give it a shot. Not many options left.

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@januaryjane

Sorry to hear that. Are you doing any better? I went to my dr today and she thinks I have ibs, with my constipation, yay. Im going to see if I can fill Motegrity and give it a shot. Not many options left.

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@januaryjane – I am doing much better now, thank you. IBS seems to coexist with many GI problems. Stress of any kind sets it off with me.

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@astaingegerdm

@januaryjane – I am doing much better now, thank you. IBS seems to coexist with many GI problems. Stress of any kind sets it off with me.

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Good to hear you feel better. The past few days the Ibs symptoms have calmed down. Im studying indepth the low fodmap diet as well. Have you tried this?

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