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Is ALKA SELTZER good to treat GORD?

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Hello, I am wondering for gord, if the heart is burning badly, would alka seltzer be a good thing to use or the pepcid complete? its just something for a quick relief or quicker than the nexium, cause that is taken daily but I would like something a little extra, would it be okay to take more? thank you for your time and I hope to hear from you soon


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Expert:  Dr. Deepu Sebin Sebastian replied 4 Days.

Hello,
Thanks for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I understand your concern
I won't recommend taking over the counter products you mentioned if you have already been taking Nexium. (Alka seltzer contains aspirin which may worsen your problems in a long run)
You can talk with your doctor for evaluation and change in dosage if needed.
Feel free to discuss further
Hope it helps
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