Prokinetic medications are the drugs that help control acid reflux. They work by strengthening the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and cause the contents of the stomach to empty faster. Unlike other acid reflux medications, prokinetic drugs can cause serious or dangerous side effects. Prokinetic drugs can be used to treat people with insulin-dependent diabetes or children with impaired bowel movement or severe constipation that does not respond to other treatments.
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Query: Hello, I am having an odd milky after-taste in my mouth for a couple of days now. And it does not seem to go away whatever I do. Please give any suggestion. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like you are having an indigestion, and the motility of your gut has gone down. This usually happens after eating some high fat diet like meat, cheesy food, and etc on the previous day. I advise you to take citrus fruit juice like lemon juice, orange juice. Av... Read Full »
Query: Dear Doctor, Is GERD curable through medicines permanently? If yes, kindly prescribe the medicines. I have consulted many doctors and taken tablets, but after a few days it is troubling again. Please prescribe some permanent solution to this. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) can be treated effectively with medications like omeprazole, pantoprazole, and with combination of prokinetic drugs like domperidone. In addition to drugs, the modification of life style is important such as: Eating small quanti... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I experience gas in my stomach quite often. I then pass gas throughout the day. If I take antibiotics, it stops completely until the duration of the course. I wish to get cured completely. I was diagnosed with inactive gastritis and have been given PPI for two months but I still exper... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are multiple reasons for gas in the abdomen. In your case, it is likely to be due to a disturbed gastrointestinal flora of the gut bacteria. You should take probiotic tablets for at least a month. Initially, start with an antibiotic such as tablet Rifaximin 450 ... Read Full »