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what can i do to wean myself of losec (omeprazole) 20 mgr?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Not addicting...: Losec (prilosec, omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor. It blocks stomach acid. It's not addicting, but of course your acid-related symptoms can return once acid production resumes when the drug is stopped. No taper or wean is needed--just stop.

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