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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Expired Med Use: Pharmaceutical manufacturers issue expiration dates that insures potency, use after that date, there is no guarantee that there is sufficient medicati ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT NECESSARLY: Sometimes it;s ok.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Prilosec: Well tolerated yes may cause diarrhea in some prolonged use can contribute to osteoporosis. Can mask serious disease like cancer.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: As long as it works for you. Consider taking magnesium supplement since Prilosec may reduce absorption of this mineral
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Yes for a short time: Geri-lanta (aluminum/magnesium/simethecone) is indicated for upset stomach, heartburn bloating/gas. It works on neutralizing acid in the stomach. Pri ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
22 years experience Hepatology
Yes: no known negative interaction with H2 blockers and probiotics
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
You can: The two medicines work in a different way but for the same purpose . I would not recommend for you to take both of them since you can take care of you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: Prilosec works best when taken before a meal and not when fasting.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Not Clear: Are you taking Prilosec for acid reflux disease. It works about 90%. In a small group we have to double the dose, means take 2 pills 20 mg each 30 m ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is pretty quick: Prilosec is a potent ppi drug which stops production of stomach acid within a matter of 2-3 hours. So in that regard you should have relief of acid sy ... Read More

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