Prilosec is no long term cure. It will fix the heartburn as long as you are on it. A hockey buddy has had a very bad go - loss of sensation in in fingertips and other maladies. I have been on it for a long, I would estimate about 8 years and after reading up am concerned about the long term impact. I tried Previcid but no luck like Prilosec as soon as I stop taking it my heartburn is right there. Going to try Ranitidine... we'll see. Happy to chat on this if someone had some wisdom.
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