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What time of day is it best to take Prilosec

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gold
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes and no: I like Pepcid (famotidine) with your PPI for daily use but for occasional (as needed) use, I recommend Pepcid (famotidine) Complete. It works faster ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Humaira Hashmi
Gastroenterology 24 years experience
PPI: best time to take Prilosec is on empty stomach and you should eat or drink something after 15-20 minutes .so if you are taking it at night make sure y... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olsonanswered
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Am or pm: When do you most commonly have your symptoms - during the day or in the evening? Do you have any untoward side effects of Prilosec like tiredness? Wha... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Likely fine...: ... If just done once or twice. If you're using more of it because your symptoms aren't controlled with the prescribed dose, you should definitely le... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramon Colina
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Yes you can: Usually these meeds are taken before a meal. If you have acid reflux omeprazoke is better. But you can take them together.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Not usually: Most people do not have any real issues w/prilosec that relate to mental function, and many take it twice daily.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: However, severe heartburn should be evaluated by a GI specialist to rule out more serious issues such as barrett's esophagus.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No problem.: There should be no problem with this one time use.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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A one-time thing!: Hi. Mag citrate should be a very rare treat for you! Don't use it regularly. Use it one or two times for bad constipation, but don't use it regularly.... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Prilosec timing: Yes, you may take Prilosec or generic Omeprazole at night or in the morning. This med is not a 24 hr acid blocker. Acid production is stimulated by f... Read More

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