I feel worse after I take it. Anyone else have this problem?
I have been taking 40 mg of omeprazole twice a day for about a year for acid reflux. I also have a hiatal hernia. For the first 6 months it worked great. Over a period of the next few months I noticed a burning sensation in my chest area. Even went to the ER a couple of times because I thought I was having a heart attack. I am in the process of trying to find a affordable substitute for the omeprazole via my GI doctor.
Since you feel worse after taking the omneprazole I would suggest that you contact your GI or primary care doctor and try a different acid reflux medication. Hope you are feeling better soon.
- Omeprazole Information for Consumers
- Omeprazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Omeprazole (detailed)
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