A couple of my co-workers used to take Omeprazole and stopped because they were told it leads to issues with there bones/arthritis.
Does Omeprazole cause a decrease in bone mass?
Question posted by Dremsdocmtru on 2 Jan 2013
Last updated on 3 January 2013 by Marvell
Yes, long term use of proton pump inhibitors (e.g. omeprazole) can cause problems with bones... the link below has more information about problems omeprazole can cause for bones... please read under Musculoskeletal.
- Omeprazole uses and safety info
- Omeprazole information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side effects of Omeprazole (detailed)
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