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For a short period: Like nearly all meds Prilosec has many side effects but it is well-tolerated by most. However, it is quite hazardous to take it for a prolonged period of time (more than a few months) as it can lead to very serious, even life-threatening side effects- see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/036336_ppis_acid_reflux_side_effects.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Prilosec daily. Is there something else i can take that will be more healthy but will help in the same way? If i don't take it i hurt a lot.
?: I don't understand the question. More healthy? Gerd is not healthy. So take the medicine! there are other medicines that also work but none are "more healthy". Each have their own set of side effects like every other otc and rx medication in existence. Other things to do: change your diet to multiple small meals that are less acidic and spicy. Drink more water. Lose weight. Don't smoke. ...Read more
It is OK: no problem with the amount of medicine you took ...Read more
GERD: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cn not enough acidity in body cause u 2 exerience health problems.After getting off Prilosec he feels 100 percent better.
Yes and no.: Potentially regular intake of Prilosec (ppi class) reduces the absorption of magnesium, vitamin b12, and possibly calcium as well. On the other hand, you may also have an adverse drug reaction to Prilosec which makes you feel sick. Chronic ppi intake has also been linked to a higher risk in development food allergy and pneumonia- although these are not that common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it considered a dangerous overdose if I take my perscription Prilosec 20 mg 3 times a day instead of once?
Likely fine...: ... If just done once or twice. If you're using more of it because your symptoms aren't controlled with the prescribed dose, you should definitely let your doctor know. ...Read more
If cutting back from two Prilosec tablets to one a day, is it best to take it in the morning or evening?
Am or pm: When do you most commonly have your symptoms - during the day or in the evening? Do you have any untoward side effects of Prilosec like tiredness? What time of day is it most likely that you would remember to take it? What did you doctor advise? Did md advise dropping the dose? ...Read more
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