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H2 Receptor Antagonist (H2RA) and Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)

Do you have stomach acid problems such as acid reflux (Heart Burn)? If so there is some good news. You can now get your medication over the counter. If you have a stomach ulcer, pain in your stomach, or blood in your urine or stools see a doctor. When treating acid reflux we start with a H2RA class medication such as Zantac (ranitidine). Ranitidine can be bought over the counter or with a prescription. After taking this medication daily for a month we can evaluate whether to continue or move to the next class.

Bathroom Safety: What to Consider

Bath safety is essential for people of all ages, from toddlers to the elderly. The bathroom is the most dangerous room in the house, with slippery surfaces that are easy to fall on and sharp corners where someone can hit their head. Because bath safety is so important to prevent falls and allow seniors to main their independence, a wide variety of bath safety products are available to provide stability and assistance when needed. With the right bath safety aids in place, the most dangerous room in the house can become one of the safest.

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