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can I take 2 prilosec a day

A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
39 years experience Psychiatry
Am or pm: When do you most commonly have your symptoms - during the day or in the evening? Do you have any untoward side effects of Prilosec like tiredness? Wha ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
No interaction: Although the coffee shouldn't interact with this medication, the caffeine in it may flare up acid reflux. See how you feel after your coffee!
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Dr. Sathish Philip
18 years experience Family Medicine
Generic: Omeprazole is just the generic name for Prilosec. If you have run out of your prescription it is very reasonable to substitute with Prilosec. And 40 m ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, but...: Yes, would be ok to do once, however may be better off with more immediate relief medicine, like a liquid or chewable antacid.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unrelated: GERD and Prilosec are not related to ovarian cysts.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
The cough is: Likely due to allergy. You should see a doctor and ask about nasal steroids. Also get a neti pot and use it.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not exactly: Patients should try to take the pills 12 hours apart, but in real life, people probably take them 10-14 hours apart. If a patient's doctor feels takin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: As long as it works for you. Consider taking magnesium supplement since Prilosec may reduce absorption of this mineral
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Varies: The usual adult dosage of prilosec for duodenal ulcer is 20 mg orally once a day for 4 weeks. For other conditions the recommended dose may vary. The ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Likely fine...: ... If just done once or twice. If you're using more of it because your symptoms aren't controlled with the prescribed dose, you should definitely le ... Read More

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