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In june i began having leg muscle weakness, in july i began having upset stomach - dr prescribed prilosec - caused me to lose my appetite and immediately lost 6 lbs. now, i can barely keep from losing weight, loss of appetite, extreme fatigue, lethargy an

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Call dr again: Two things come to mind- (1) You have an adverse drug reaction to Prilosec (stopping it for a few days would be justified) or (2) Your problem is not from acid reflux at all or it may just be a coincidence. Neither can account for the leg weakness since it started before you took Prilosec. Call you doctor again and get a referral if indicated.

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