Treatment Of Heartburn And Heartburn?
, I had severe heartburn in the morning. Several times to the bathroom but it came out like water. After every meal, my stomach hurts. I consume diarrhea medicine and heartburn medicine. The next day is better but there are symptoms of nausea. After going to the doctor given the drug omeprazole and sucralfate. The question is when can I stop taking the medicine? Can these drugs be taken together? How long can I only be able to eat?
Hello Oshu, Thank you for the question.
Do you know the doctor's diagnosis? Heartburn or dyspepsia is a term used to describe a group of symptoms in the form of heartburn, heartburn or burning in the upper abdomen, bloating, nausea, vomiting, reflux, easy feeling full, belching, diarrhea, heartburn can be caused by various health conditions such as:
H.pylori bacterial infection
stomach acid disease
inflammation or gallstones
antibiotic side effects
side effects of consuming spicy and oily foods
side effects of consuming caffeinated, carbonated or alcoholic drinks
Treatment for heartburn depends on the underlying conditions. Treatment given by a doctor can be in the form of antacids, proton pump inhibitors, H2 receptor antagonist drugs, prokinetics, gastric lining, antibiotics, antidepressants, or psychological therapy data.
Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor in the stomach that functions to reduce stomach acid while sucralfate is a drug used to treat ulcers (ulcers) of the stomach / ulcer of the small intestine by forming a layer on the wall of the wounded stomach. Both of these drugs cannot be taken together because sucralfate can interfere with the absorption of other drugs including omeprazole. Sucralfate is recommended for consumption on an empty stomach, 1 hour before meals. Give a minimum distance of 2 hours if you want to consume other drugs after consuming sucralfate, or other drugs can be taken first before sucralfate. Omeprazole can be consumed before and after meals but preferably before meals. If you consume omeprazole and sucralfate, omeprazole can be consumed 30 minutes before sucralfate, then you can eat 1 hour after consuming sucralfate. The duration of use of the drug depends on the medical conditions that underlie the heartburn you are experiencing. Thus, if the medication is about to run out, you should re-consult with your doctor before stopping treatment. Do not stop taking medication before consulting a doctor again.
It is also recommended that you do the following suggestions:
Avoid consumption of food in large portions should consume food in small portions but more often
Avoid consuming food too fast
Avoid consuming spicy and oily foods
Avoid consumption of caffeinated, fizzy, and alcoholic drinks
lose weight if you have excess weight
I hope this helps.