Omeprazole 20 mg capsules contains the active substance omeprazole. It belongs to a group of medicines called ‘proton pump inhibitors’. They work by reducing the amount of acid that your stomach produces.
It should not cause problem so early but not a good idea to use it non-stop especially if your symptoms are not resolving. Consult a medical gastroenterologist and undergo upper gastrointestinal endoscopy to see if there is an ulcer.
Homoeopathy is wonderful in treating such chronic, repetitive complaints. It builds up immunity and restores health of an individual.
For medicine consult online in private with detailed account of your complaints and reports. It is important that you follow the following advice:
Firstly, don’t miss breakfast, lunch or dinner. Secondly, avoid aerated drinks, tea, and coffee. Also, include milk and diary products in your diet. Don’t remain hungry for long periods of time. Raise the head of your bed if symptoms interfere with sleep. If your bed allows for it, raise the head of it by 6 to 8 inches. Gravity will keep the acid in your stomach. Don't just pile up pillows, though. These tend to bend your neck and body in such a way that increases the pressure. It will make the hyperacidity worse
Consider losing weight. Losing weight may reduce some of the pressure on your lower esophageal sphincter, keeping stomach acid from leaking through
Eat smaller meals. Decrease the amount of food you eat at any one time. This may reduce the amount of stress and pressure on your stomach
For medication consult online in private.
Dear lybrate user with the limited amount of information provided it appears that you are having gastritis. The first and foremost treatment of which is life style modification like regular exercise, diet modification as advised and liberal fluid intake. Try having small frequent meals, avoid tea/coffee/carbonated drinks, avoid chilli, stop smoking and consuming alcohol if you do. Hope this solves your query. Try with these life style measures first. If any concern then feel free to contact we will then discuss and start you on medication if needed as every one has a different requirement of medicine.
DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopathy Doctor, Hyderabad
Basic cause for your acid reflux is digestive disorder avoid outside food, oily, spicy, processed food and fast food. Drink boiled/ treated water. Have regular workout. The medicines you are taking have side effects. Your acid reflux can be treated effectively by homeopathy and it takes some time to resolve. No side effects. Please start taking homeopathic medicine arsenic alb 200--once daily in the morning and nux vomica 200 in the evening for 5 days. Consult me through “Lybrate text consult” for further prescription and treatment.
Some dietary changes and healthy lifestyle will help u deal with gastritis.
Continue with your medication.
Eat 3-4 servings of fruits everyday .
Eat fresh food. Avoid carbonated drinks and spicy food. Drink plenty of liquids.
Eat smaller meals frequently than heavy food. Avoid constipation.
Hope this helps u.