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What is the difference between Zantac and Omeprazole for GERD?

Posted 23 Jan 2013 by AquariusAnneCA 6 answers

I took Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) for 12 years when I found that I was having some horrible side affects such as Urinary Tract Infections, Sinus Infections, bone pain, shortness of breath, nausea in the morning, etc. I slowly stopped taking the above and am now on Zantac #150 each morning an ...

Helicobacter Pylori Infection -how long should it take for Helicobacter Pylori Recovery?

Posted 15 May 2012 by sms08h 39 answers

I was diagnosed in April and treated with amoxicillin, clarithromycin and omeprazole for 7 days. 2 weeks after the treatment was over I had a stool antigen test to confirm eradication. It came back negative. It has been over a month since the treatment ended and everyone says I should be feeling ...

Does omeprazole and nexium 40mg have the same ingredients. Nexium seems to work much better?

Posted 11 Feb 2014 by zoot 6 answers

Have been on omeprazole for 1 1/2 months after being on nexium for a couple years and the feeling of a lump in my throat is back and I suffer from much gas. Can't afford nexium anymore due to 50% co-pay & mandatory 3 month renewals from mail order drug.With nexium I was symptom free almost ...

How long before I feel relief while taking omeprazole?

Posted 8 Nov 2011 by Jansea 3 answers

After taking my first omeprazole, then eating breakfast, I experienced the same painful heartburn and sore stomach area. Does it take a while to work? If so, how long?

Omeprazole - should I be taking zantac and prilosec both daily ?

Posted 1 Jan 2013 by kimisclassy 1 answer

I was prescribed zantac 150 mg twice daily , then was prescribed prilosec Dr 20mg once daily. I was never told to stop the first medication. Should I be taking both ?

Can a patient take Famotidine and omeprazole for reflux and heartburn or is it too much?

Posted 22 Aug 2011 by YCHUCHIES 3 answers

This person is taking famotidine 20mg plus omerprazole 20mg is it not applied for the same thing, heartburn or acid reflux

Can Omeprazole over the counter capsules cause high blood pressure?

Posted 4 Jan 2012 by Daera 19 answers

I've never had high blood pressure in my life. I'm 48 years old. Today, I had my blood pressure checked and it's dangerously high. I just started taking Omeprazole over the counter capsules about a week ago. It's working well for my terrible heart burn, but I'll stop taking ...

If I slowly stop taking omeprazole, will I feel any side effects such as stomach cramps, leg cramps?

Posted 26 Aug 2012 by bilbetmo 4 answers

... constipation or diarrea? I am unable to get a prescription refill and am slowly trying to stop taking it

Omeprazole - Could this drug damage the kidney?

Posted 16 Dec 2012 by lydiamaldonado 4 answers

IS IT go through the kidney? I have high the caratinine, that is a hormone of the kidney, which is measure to verify if the kidney is working right.

How long does omeprazole take to work?

Posted 10 Feb 2013 by trials01 2 answers

Ive got a 13 year old who was given this medication by a consultant. He has been suffering with really bad wind for 5 weeks and nightly stomach cramps. He has been taking one a day for 5 days with no change. He has been told to take it for 6 weeks. How long should i give if they are not working??? ...

When is the best time to take Omeprazole?

Posted 27 Sep 2011 by kaz1999 5 answers

when is the best time to take omeprazole 20 mg, i have acid in my stomach due to a medical condition i have for life Chilaiditi syndrome, and i have read that its best before food, but need to take 5am in the morning when i get up ( go to the loo) otherwise i vomit, i have to take two per day at ...

Whenever doctors prescribe myospaz for spasms etc. why do they invariably also prescribe omeprazole?

Posted 5 Nov 2014 by aksingh 1 answer

have noticed that whenever doctor prescribe myospaz (chlorzoxazone), he also prescribes omeprazole or another similar drug esomeprazole. ? the latter two are for different conditions like acid reflux etc.

Does omeprazole come in liquid form?

Posted 14 Aug 2013 by dwittmier 1 answer

For people who can't swallow pills due to neuromuscular conditions?

Has anyone gone off the Omeprazole, what did you take for heartburn, having difficulty weaning off?

Posted 27 Jul 2012 by AquariusAnneCA 3 answers

I have taken omeprazole for a lengthy period of time. What problems have you had, if you had any? Did you experience really bad heartburn? What did you do for the heartburn? I am having a terrible time trying to wean away from this medication. Thanks so much, AquariusAnne

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