Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
How long would it take for Anti Nausea and Acid reducers to help?
Son was also put on 2 acid reducers and anti nausea medication plus Maalox. Started on Monday and still no better. How long would it take for these Meds to be working if they were going to?
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
If the meds you are on are proton pump inhibitors it could take about 7-14 days. It takes that long for the 'build-up' effect to take place. I hope your doc has also recommended a GERD diet as that may also help.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
No my sons pediatrician has not recommended any diet changes.  In fact this has been going on for 2 years with no resolution.  This all started with the H Pylori bacterial infection in his tummy.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
The medications he is on in Prevacid 15 mg 2xs daily and Ondnsetron 4 mg 3xs daily plus Maalox when needed.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Call the doc and inquire if a diet change would help. After being treated for H. pylori most docs recommend that patients start acid suppression meds because H. pylori causes changes in the output of acid and their presence often results in gastritis.

If your son isn't seeing a pediatric GI person, you may also want to ask for a referral to one. And if testing hasn't been done - over and above finding out that the H. pylori was present - it may be time to have some done.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Gastroenterology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
fntn
MI
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris
Raleigh, NC
168348 tn?1379360675
Blank
ChitChatNine
Avatar n tn
Blank
cnoevl21
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar f tn
Blank
NeedSomeHelp456