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Karenna May 1st, 2013 01:36 PM

ohhhh the heartburn!
As of lately I have stated experiencing REALLY bad heartburn that seems to last most of the day and well into the night....I have taken tums but it doesn't seem to help much...does anyone have any suggestions of any other way to "put out the fire?" lol

alic3204 May 1st, 2013 01:48 PM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
I am sorry I do not :( but hoping someone can help us because mine has come back too :(

eshute May 1st, 2013 03:25 PM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
I take a zantac at night and occasionally once during the day. It's safe to use as directed (one tablet, twice a day). Unfortunately my heartburn has gotten so bad that I have to still take tums, but it definitely helps. Another one that you can take is Pepcid complete, I believe. I'd double check with your doc just in case.

As for how to help, try to stay away from acidic foods - coffee, chocolate, etc. Try small meals more frequently and sit up for at least 3 hours after eating. I sound like a doctor's office pamphlet. hah.

TeresaV May 1st, 2013 03:29 PM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
My doc put me on Pepcid Complete when I was 4 months pregnant. I've been taking 2 chewables every night since. Honestly, there are still times when I need to pop a couple Tums. My doc says not to take Tums too much with the Pepcid though.

zkat May 1st, 2013 05:49 PM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
I take Zantac 2x a day for mine, otherwise it feels like a hole is being burned into my throat.

mommy220 May 1st, 2013 05:55 PM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
Mine is horrible too. I take gaviscon and zantac and its still out of control!!

Kalynas_Mom May 2nd, 2013 07:54 AM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
I take zantac twice a day as well (and have for about 2 months now). I get the cooling effect one and it works almost immediately. It starts to wear off inbetween doses but even when it does, the heartburn isn't as unbearable as it is without it

navywifey2003 May 2nd, 2013 10:44 AM

Re: ohhhh the heartburn!
Mine is so bad too. Im getting it from water. Ugh!

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