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Severe Heartburn/Acid Reflux after Stent

My husband had a stent placed a little over 2 weeks ago. He took Prilosec OTC once a day prior to his heart attack for heartburn/reflux. Since his heart attack and stent, his heartburn/reflux has become much more frequent and severe. His doctor prescribed Protonix 40 mg once a day, but he still has to take antacids throughout the day to try to control it. Has anyone else experienced this and how did you resolve it?
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Yes, I’ve been experiencing heartburn and Prilosec, none of those pills help.. Tums is my go to, but they do contain a lot of calcium.
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Same here,  I take aspirin, ticagrelor and rivaroxaban everyday after stent placement. These blood thinning medications especially aspirin affect the gastro intestinal tract. My doctor advised me to take antacid medications twice a day to counter this issue. It helped for 4-5 days, now again I have burning sensation in my tummy back again. I will wait for a few days and meet my cardiologist again. As of now I don't have a solution for this.
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