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Is it okay to take omeprazole and probiotics together daily

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, but: Omeprazole use over long-term can cause medical problems down the road--increases infections, bone loss etc...But if this is what you need, then you n ... Read More
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Dr. Seema Patel
27 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: It is good to take a probiotic with omprezole or other products like that since they decrease the absorption of many minerals.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: No contraindication
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. No.: Yes to your first question and no to the second!
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: YES.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
A bit more complex!: I agree that it is not wise to take omeprazole longterm. While probiotics may help, that alone is likely not enough to resolve your gastritis & GE ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
35 years experience Family Medicine
Can take both: You can take a multivitamin with omeprazole and domperidone. Omeprazole can decrease absorption of certain vitamins/minerals such as B-12 and iron. A ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: You can take both of these in the usual quantities.Oregano oil is not a tested medication. I would suggest eating well before bedtime, limiting alc ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
You can: Some labels say it's best to take probiotics on an empty stomach, before a meal that contains some fat. http://tinyurl.com/mot8f55 however, you h ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: It is perfectly OK
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Won't harm: Maybe of help, but if no improvement recheck with your doctor/Gastroenterologist

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