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Hello All So I am having my first gastroscopy :emoticon-dont-know: and second colonoscopy this month and have to stop omeprazole 10 days before. What am I supposed to do about my reflux during that time? I have stopped taking hydroxychloroquine (plaquenil) as of now, off my own back, because I am sure it makes my reflux worse/causes stomach pain and I can't afford that if I can't take omeprazole. Any suggestions as to what to do instead as I know oodles of you have had both procedures! Any suggestions as to what I can do, if anything, to make both procedures more bearable? :emoti
How could you possibly fail me? You’re supposed to be good to go from beginning to end, at least that’s what you come to expect and it’s certainly what they promote and imply if you do what you’re told! I did, I did! I went to the gym regularly, I was a jogger, I ate healthy, and I only smoked lightly for a couple of years. From the age of 30 I was acutely aware of Ma’s heart problems, first heart attack prior to 50 and to date 3 heart attacks and a dead artery (if I have to hear about the creepy dead artery that she’s walking around with in her chest so do you!) so I was always determined