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Can I Take Too Much Omeprazole And Make My Stomach Too Basic
Yes,very low acidity: Omeprazole (prilosec) is commonly used and works well in blocking stomach acid. Long term use may lower absorption of calcium, vitamin b12, etc..., leading to problems like B12 deficiency. Older folks may have a higher risk of hip fractures. Stomach acid kills germs, so some infections (such as food-borne bacteria or clos. Difficile diarrhea) may be more likely in a person with suppressed acid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long do omeprazole 20mg take to work? Am on 2nd day an stomach is still raw an can't eat as it irritates it
I take omeprazole, but tonight, i'm still having stomach problems. What additionally can I take with it?
Several: You can take an acid buffering agent (tums, mylanta, maalox), an acid reduction agent (zantac, pepcid) or another omeprazole. But try to figure out what triggered the stomach problem (ie something you ate earlier today, extra coffee, etc) so you can avoid the problem altogether. If it happens repeatedly, call your doc. ...Read more
I have been using Valium recreationally and have just been prescribed omeprazole for a stomach compliant. Is it safe to take the omeprazole.?
I take Omeprazole for stomach issues. I've been on Nexplanon since last August. Will this make my BC any less effective? No backup needed right?
Is it ok to take omeprazole and esomeprazole together? I find that it makes my stomach hurt. But if i take 1 morning other 1 night i'm ok.
No: They are the same class of medication. One or the other should be adequate. ...Read more
I have fairly severe gastritis that causes intense stomach pains every day, sometimes even when I take my omeprazole. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Intense pain anywhere should always be of concern. Intense abdominal pain can be due to ulcers, gall stones or other gall bladder issues, diverticulitis, acid reflux disease, pancreatitis, or even from heart or lung causes. Best to see your doctor to find out what is the cause of your pain. ...Read more
Thyroxine I'm taking irritates my stomach and causes gastritis.i have to take omeprazole with it to stop the irritation is this ok?
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