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Been swapped from omeprazole to Rabeprazole due to bad

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Been swapped from omeprazole to Rabeprazole due to bad stomach cramps and diarrhoea still feel really Ill and dehydrated
JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: Yes nausea but no vomiting
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Think may have a stomach ulcer

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How old are you?

When this switch was made?

Have you been tested for H.Pylori?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Hello I'm 38 switched on Thursday no haven't been tested for H.pylori

Thanks for the details

I would suggest that you should continue with Rabeprazole for a couple of weeks

If there is no improvement by then in that case you should have a test for H.Pylori

This is a bacteria responsible for peptic ulcer

So if that came back positive you will need a specific antibiotic regime to eradicate the bug

You should have a stool antigen for H.pylori if symptoms stays the same after two weeks

You should add Gaviscon to Rabeprazole as well for symptomatic relief now

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you

You are welcome

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