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dangerous side effects omeprazole

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Adverse effects: omeprazole can cause liver impairment, severe skin reactions, inflammation of the pancreas, kidney disease, bone fractures, low magnesium, gastritis, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Mild: Nausea, headache, diarrhea. Read rx insert.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
PPI's: Generally PPIs are relatively safe. Short term they have very few side effects. Long-term there are some concerns over kidney, electrolytes, and possi ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Omeprazole side eff.: Omeprazole can change the gut ph or acid such that you may have trouble absorbing certain vitamins with long term use (b12 and folate) also there have ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Nothing serious: There is not much data available. Yet it is a fairly safe drug and can be sued for the long term. But try to skip it for one day off and on.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: The longer you take the medicine, the more prone you are to have rare side effects. Nonetheless, there are conditions that require long term use and m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
PPI's: It is unusual for someone to be on two of the same class of medications at the same time. Was this prescribed this way or did you just take it on your ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us try to help: Some of the most frequent side effects of Omeprazole (experienced by over 1% of those taking the drug) are headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Risk-benefit: Every medicine has side effects, some potentially worrisome. You (+/- your dr) must weigh the risks/benefits of treatment vs non-treatment. In general ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Mild: Usually mild symptoms such as headache, nausea or diarrhea. Read the medication insert carefully.
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