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A 57-year-old male asked:

is it bad to take omeprazole 20mg for over 8 yrs daily can it cause heslth issue nausea,anxiety,?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
There are some...: Omeprazole is the generic equivalent of Prilosec, the first oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of drugs. Do you have particular concerns causing you to question its long-term or even short-term use? Every drug has pros & cons--please refer to other HealthTap answers regarding this class of agents for extended safety information.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Also Google the side effects of omeprazole.
Jun 19, 2015

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