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is it true that omeprazole can cause high cholesterol

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Doubfull.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Prilosec: Prilosec does not cause high cholesterol.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No, but causes other: Omeprazole is not known to raise cholesterol but I do not recommend anyone use it or similar drugs long-term. They can cause serious health problems l ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: No contraindications.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: I can find no referrence to tegretol causing high cholesterol. It can cause elevated liver enzymes.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Marajuana-cholestero: It is not true that marijuana causes high cholesterol.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
Shimp is high in it: It has a lot of cholesterol in it so over eating it can cause an elevated level.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: This is unlikely because alcohol tends to lower cholesterol levels when taken in moderation. Excessive use would "kill" the liver, the main site of ch ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience Gynecology
Yes: The lack of estrogen with menopause causes a number of metabolic changes. These include an elevated total cholesterol, a higher LDL (the bad choleste ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
43 years experience Thoracic Surgery
NO: There are multiple causes including high low density cholesterol, smoking, genetic, diabetes and high lipids, high BP , obesity.

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