They are side effects of Omeprazole, you must seek medical attention specially for chest pain.
A dry mouth is a rare side effect of Prilosec (omeprazole). In clinical studies, less than 1% of people reported a dry mouth/felling thirsty as one of Prilosec's side effects.
Some of these suggestions include:
* Sipping water or sugarless drinks often.
* Sipping water or sugarless drinks during meals. This will make chewing and swallowing easier; it may also improve the taste of food.
* Avoiding drinks with caffeine, such as coffee, tea, and some sodas. Caffeine can dry out the mouth.
* Avoiding tobacco or alcohol. They can dry out the mouth.
* Using a humidifier at night.
* Being aware of spicy or salty foods because they may cause pain in a dry mouth.
* Chewing sugarless gum or sucking on sugarless hard candy to stimulate saliva flow; cinnamon- or mint-flavored candies are good choices.
Hope the info helps? Please be well & safe!
- Omeprazole Information for Consumers
- Omeprazole Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Omeprazole (detailed)
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