PPI inhibitors

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I have GERD. I've been on prilosec for around 10 years. I have concerns for the links to kidney disease. Any suggestions on how to move away from this medication? Any better things out there?

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    All you have to do is ask your pharmacist or doctor. There may be better more recent meds available both over the counter or by prescription.

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    try nexium over the counter as well cost the same amount i had GERD also i tried all kinds of ppi's nothing helped until nexium (aka the purple pill) its awesome must take as directions say but worked and i havent had anymore problems. first couple days may not feel different but give it at least 3 days keep taking it and im sure you will start feeling better. my advice stay away from spicy or acidic foods makes GERD worse in my experience. Take care hope you start feeling better real soon.

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      I will look into that. Thank you 😃

      I remember my dad buying me alkaline water once that seemed to help. Acidic foods definitely impact the severity of GERD. I have had great relief from PPI's but I don't want to end up with kidney disease or something,

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    no worries bout kidney disease nexium all ppis have to state the risk of kidney disease but thats after years and years of use.

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