After years of taking Omeprazole now my insurance wont pay for it. Is there an alternative drug? Do I have to be weaned off of Omeprazole?
My insurance wont cover Omeprazole anymore?
Added 24 Aug 2013:
I've been taking it for at least 10 years, if not more.. I kno that I can buy it over the counter but I'm on disability & I'm kinda strapped for cash.
There are 7 different types of ppi's . Omeprazole is just the cheaper of them . find out witch one of the seven works for you and is covered and heck yes you need to ween yourself off a ppi but not when switching ppi's . I take famotidine 20mg twice a day , because I don't like the way ppi's slow my digestive trac down and it works for .
- Omeprazole Information for Consumers
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