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Can you take an antacid with omeprazole?

Medically reviewed by Carmen Fookes, BPharm. Last updated on Oct 26, 2021.

Official answer

by Drugs.com

You can take an antacid with omeprazole if you are still getting symptoms of indigestion because it can take several days for omeprazole to start working. Take omeprazole as directed (usually taken once daily on an empty stomach), and take antacids as needed to relieve indigestion pain after eating. But tell your doctor if several weeks have gone past and omeprazole does not seem to be working or you are still taking antacids.

References
  • Omeprazole (Oral Route) Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/omeprazole-oral-route/proper-use/drg-20066836
  • Omeprazole Oral - Uses, Side Effects, and More Web MD. https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-3766-2250/omeprazole-oral/omeprazole-delayed-release-tablet-oral/details

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