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Acid reflux worse with prilosec?

Hi, I have had acid reflux for years. Have taken multiple meds (prilosec, prevacid, protonix, etc.) and the all seem to work for awhile then i need to switch. Actually don't have much heartburn but bloating, burping, gassy, etc. Now have a very sour taste in mouth all the time. Am on 20 mg prilosec and have stepped it up to 2 a day. seems like it's getting worse. definitely not getting better. feel sick alot. have a doctor's appt. in a few weeks but my insurance won't kick in till Sept. Does any 1 have any suggestions to help this? I have already quit smoking, and used to drink sodas all day but have stopped that. Am drinking V8 splash and water. This is miserable as I have a phobia of vomiting and anxiety disorder and this is adding to it. Thanks Appreciate it.
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Hi,
If you do not find relief with appropriate medications and lifestyle modifications, the next step is reevaluation with 24 hours pH monitoring test.
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Thank you so much :)
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