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Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded.
Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid. Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid. Zegerid 40 daily. And Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily.
So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read more

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Omeprazole (Definition)

Omeprazole is the generic equivalent of prilosec, the first oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor ...Read more


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If I am taking 80 mg of omeprazole daily and then prescribed omeclamox for 10 days should I continue with the omeprazole?

If I am taking 80 mg of omeprazole daily and then prescribed omeclamox for 10 days should I continue with the omeprazole?

Too much Omeprazole: Yes you should stop it. To start with you are taking high dose of Omeprazole. 40mgm in 24 hours is the usual dose and now you are being treated with a multiple drug pack for H Pylori infection and it does contain omeprazole as well. Your doctor should have explained to you that you stop omeprazole. We don't know if you are being treated by a Gastroenterologidt or not. I suggest you consult GI ...Read more

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I been taking 80 mg of omeprazole for 2 weeks. My stomach is hurting bad and feel sick. I stop taking 80 mg but will the sickness and hurting go away.

See your doctor: If you have not gotten better in two weeks you need to see your doctor you may have a more serious problem that is not made better with omeprazole. ...Read more

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Can a kid take omeprazole?

Can a kid take omeprazole?

Yes: It is an effective therapy for gastroesophageal reflux. It should be dosed according to weight, and if taken over the long term may require monitoring. ...Read more

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Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

40mg bid: One can always take more, but unlikely to have effect. ...Read more

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Can I take 1 month expired omeprazole?

Yes: It is possible that it is not as effective when it is expired but it is unlikely to be a significant difference. ...Read more

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Is long term use of omeprazole dangerous?

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Is long term use of omeprazole dangerous?

Yes: It is not recommended to take Omeprazole for longer than four months at a time. Long-term use can lead to weakening of the stomach lining and increased risk of wrist, hip or spine fracture. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take omeprazole?

Omeprazole: Follow the directions on the label or ask the pharmacist and Dr. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: omeprazole?

Omeprazole: Omeprazole is the generic equivalent of prilosec, the first oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of drugs. ...Read more

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How long for omeprazole 20mg to reduce acid?

Omeprazole: Omeprazole begins to work on the very first day of treatment, although it may take one to four days to have a full effect. ...Read more

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What is an alternative to losec (omeprazole)?

Many: It is a proton pump inhibitor. Other similar meds are nexium, protonix, prevacid, aciphex, (rabeprazole) and kapidex. ...Read more

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What is alboz in alboz omeprazole stands for?

What is alboz in alboz omeprazole stands for?

The brand name: Alboz is a brand name for omeprazole. There are many brand names for that medication, made by various drug companies. ...Read more

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How long does it take for omeprazole to work?

Gastritis: This medication should start having an effect within 2 hours of oral intake. ...Read more

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Is alboz omeprazole equivilant to omeprazole?

Omeprazole: There are multiple companies which manufacture generic Omeprazole including abbott. In the us, the medications are felt to be equivalent. ...Read more

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Omeprazole in morning and malanta at bedtime?

Empty stomach: Omeprazole must be taken on an empty stomach. You can take mylanta any time for as needed symptom relief. ...Read more

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What is the use of omeprazole 20mg to the body?

Antacid: Omeprazole is an antacid known as a proton pump inhibitor. It helps suppress production of acid in the stomach, which makes it very useful in the treatment of gerd. ...Read more

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What are the results of omeprazole on the body?

Omeprazole: Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. That means it blocks the release of stomach acid made by certain cells in the stomach. It has relatively few side effects. Rarely patients may have nausea or vomiting, headaches, or increased gas. Even more rarely is a risk of increasing bone fractures, pneumonia, or colitis. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Losec (Definition)

Losec is a proton pump inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more