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tecfidera and heartburn

Hi everyone I am looking for a bit of advice since being on tecfidera I have suffered really bad heartburn plus also reflux I just wondered if anybody else has suffered this or is it just me.

Also if anybody can give me any ideas that might help .

Anne.

I have not had that myself, but i can see how it would be a problem.

Do you ensure to take your Tec on a full belly? In any event, the usual antacids would presumably be of use to you.

Hi Anne,

My MS nurse told me heartburn and upper GI symptoms are a common side effect of Tecfidera. Ask your GP or neuro to prescribe omeoprazole or lansoprazole and also take a spoonful of gaviscon after meals.

Cathy