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Dr prescribed naproxen chemist gave me omeprazole are they same?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: Naproxen is a non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. Omeprazole is a protein pump inhibitor used in gastric disease/ reflux. Not the same
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Not same : Go back to pharmacy. There appears to be a mix up. Omperazole is a Proton Pump Inhibitor to decrease acid is stomach. Ibuprofen is an, NSAID.. anti-inflammatory drug. No similarity here. This is a mistake.

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