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omeprazole 20 mg used

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Earlier studies suggested short use. But a lot of patients have been on it for longer. Risk of pneumonia may be increased. Try avoiding laying down at ... Read More
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Omeprazole is a very: safe medicine and many people require a 40 mg daily dose to control reflux symptoms.Recuce your risk for Reflux by elevating the head of ur bed by 30 ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No....: Zantac/ ranitidine instead will.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is probably: safe but the question is whether it will be effective. If your symptoms are not relieved by the medication then it probably is not effective for you.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Omeprazole or Prilosec is usually taken once a day but you can take it as you are
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can take it for months, but it is not recommended in high doses for long periods of time. Adjustments of your diet, or oral antacids may also help ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Omeprazol: It should start working to inhibit secretion of acid within an hour but if you have a chronic condition or an ulcer it takes couple of days to see ful ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but: Yes but ask your doctor who knows you well. Omeprazole is ppi for acid in gerd ; peptic ulcer disease. 5hydrotryptophan is herbal product people use ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ogletree
Specializes in Pharmacology
A PPI: or proton pump inhibitor decreases stomach acid. This is important in esophageal reflux (heartburn) or to prevent or treat ulcers.. CPDR stands for d ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Seek immediate help: Land you in the hospital or worse. Taken all at once, this is a massive overdose. If you did this, get to the er immediately.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Yes: No significant interaction.
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