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Dr. P. Jyoti
Dr. P. Jyoti, Consultant MD
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Experience:  17 yrs experience in treating OPD & Emergency patients.
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Does silicogel used for reflux have side effects, i have a

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does silicogel used for reflux have side effects
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: i have a longstanding hiatus hernia and heartburn and acid reflux especially at night if lying flatter
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about heartburn?
Customer: Yes i initially had gastroscopy for diagnosis and then he prescribed omeprazole which i took short term but was reluctant to take long term and now take gaviscon most nights
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: i take pills for raised blood pressure
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 13 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** thank you for your question. I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.

No, Silicol Gel used for reflux is considered very safe and does not have any side effects when used within the advised dose.

Hope I have been able to clarify the situation for you and helped in resolving your query.
If you need more help, please let me know so l can continue to assist you.
Thank you and I wish you the best of health - stay safe!
Dr. P. Jyoti

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
thankyou
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
thankyou thats all i needed to know at present will give silicol gel a try
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 12 days ago.

Glad to help.