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Rizwana Thanawala, MD
Mitchell Duterte, MD
Shawn Waugh, MS, PA-C
Ji Eun Kim, PA-C

4367 NW American Lane
Lake City, FL 32055
Ph: 386.758.6094
Fax: 386.243.8152
Office Hours:
Mon.-Thurs. 8:00am-5:00pm
Fri. 8:00am-4:00pm


Gastroenterology Associates of North Florida
Treatments
 
Nexium NEXIUM is prescribed to treat the symptoms of acid reflux disease, which typically include persistent heartburn on 2 or more days per week, despite treatment and change of diet. More Info...
Asacol It's hard to predict when symptoms of ulcerative colitis will occur, and each person with UC can experience symptoms differently. Asacol and Asacol HD are two different options for the treatment of UC symptoms—so you can live your life with UC. Talk to your doctor about whether Asacol or Asacol HD may be right for your condition. More Info...
Dexilant DEXILANT is a gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) treatment that gives you two releases of medicine in one pill. The first release occurs within an hour of taking it, the second arrives 4–5 hours later. More Info...
Aciphex ACIPHEX helps treat heartburn and other symptoms of acid reflux disease, like a bad taste in your throat and belching. One small ACIPHEX tablet a day works all day and all night. More Info...
Prevacid
Prevacid®24HR is part of a newer class of acid-reducer medicines called Proton Pump Inhibitors (also known as PPIs). It prevents acid that causes heartburn pain for a full 24 hours with one pill a day. It works by stopping the release of most acid into the stomach. More Info...

Prilosec With one Prilosec OTC pill a day, you can block frequent heartburn symptoms before they strike for a full 24 hours of heartburn relief. That way you can power on with your day—and rest at night—without concern that your frequent heartburn will flare up. That’s because Prilosec OTC fights heartburn day and night by shutting down many of the acid pumps in your stomach. It’s the all-day, all-night heartburn protection you need. More Info...
Lialda Lialda is indicated for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) and for the maintenance of remission of UC. More Info...
Remicade A child’s immune system works around the clock to protect against bacteria, viruses, and other foreign agents. When your child has pediatric ulcerative colitis (PUC), the immune system becomes overactive and produces excess amounts of a protein called tumor necrosis factor-alpha, or TNF-alpha.More Info...  
Humira HUMIRA is a prescription medicine used to reduce the signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis in adults. More Info... 
Pentasa PENTASA is indicated for the induction of remission and for the treatment of patients with mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis. More Info...
Amitiza AMITIZA (lubiprostone) 24 mcg twice daily is approved to treat Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in adults. "Idiopathic" means the cause of the constipation is unknown and not due to an underlying illness or medication. AMITIZA 8 mcg twice daily is approved to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) in women 18 years of age and older. More Info...
Linzess LINZESS helps you proactively manage your symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) or Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC). More Info...
Zegerid Only Zegerid OTC® has a unique, dual-ingredient formula which contains the leading prescription acid reducer plus a special ingredient that protects the powerful medicine from acid in your stomach so it can be quickly absorbed. More Info...
Xifaxan Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) causes mental and physical symptoms in people with liver disease (cirrhosis). Xifaxan 550 mg may help reduce the risk of HE events and related symptoms. More Info...
Apriso APRISO is a once-daily ulcerative colitis (UC) medication indicated for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis in patients aged 18 years and older. Featuring INTELLICOR® delayed—and extended—release delivery, APRISO provides successful long-term (up to 6 months) management of ulcerative colitis. More Info...
 
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