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remedy for acid burn

(4 Posts)
lavenderrr Thu 24-Mar-05 22:05:56

for the last 6 months have had really bad acid in my gut, it gets to the point where I have a drink of water and I feel like it is really burning, if I drink coffee it's awful....it's only happened in the last 6 months and I hate the feeling....can anyone recommend anything as finding it hard to go without orange juice, coffee etc....answers very much appreciated

PuffTheMagicDragon Thu 24-Mar-05 22:08:02

Lav, you can buy ranitidine over the counter in the chemist which can be effective.

I over-produce acid in my stomach and now take lanzoprasole - prescription only medication.

PuffTheMagicDragon Thu 24-Mar-05 22:09:09

I think you should see your gp, if it hurts when you drink water, you might need something on prescription for a while.

Evesmama Thu 24-Mar-05 22:09:14

cant read properly tonight thought that said 'acid bum'

mam uses zantac from doc?, could you get this from yours?

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