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Can I take 2 prilosec a day

A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olsonanswered
Psychiatry 40 years experience
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
The medications interaction increases Valium levels. How does to relate to your situation, requires more details. Are you still taking IV valium, When... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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!
A member asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
Family Medicine 19 years experience
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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
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.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
If your doctor will prescribe a proton pump inhibitor, pharmacist will dispense enough for the duration if buying over the counter, you can discuss ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Unrelated: GERD and Prilosec are not related to ovarian cysts.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Yes: As long as it works for you. Consider taking magnesium supplement since Prilosec may reduce absorption of this mineral
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
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