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Losec Allergy In Children
My son has silent reflux he has had a bad cough since i changed his formula should I use a formula with ha for allergies and he's on losec (omeprazole) 2 daily?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
can chronic gastritis be caused by food allergies and or food sensitivities? ve been taking omeprazole for long, stil get acidity if stop, thanks
One pill of Prozac (fluoxetine) it was 20mg then I took two pills of omeprazole it was also 20mg then I took one pill of non drowsy allergy 10mg what to do now?
Nothing: There should not be a significant issue with this combination. ...Read more
Throat feels tight,on a liquid diet due to swallowing issues,have LPR/reflux/GERD/allergies..how long on omeprazole until I feel better?Saw ENT for dx
Response varies: The medication response varies, but within six weeks, a follow up appointment for reassessment can provide further guidance. Dose and adverse effects may be reviewed at that time. ...Read more
No: Losec (omeprazole) aka Omeprazole or Prilosec (omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases production of stomach acid. It has no effect of celiac disease. If losec (omeprazole) is helping you then you either don't have celiac disease or you have both celiac disease and a hyperacid state causing peptic ulcer, duodenal ulcer, or esophagitis. ...Read more
Losec (omeprazole): It depend first of you should stop it. What is the reason to take the medication? When did you start it ? What happen when you stop it ? ...Read more
Yes, but...: A review in Journal of the American Pharmacists Association(Eval of Omeprazole,Lansoprazole,Pantoprazole,&Rabeprazole in Treatment of Acid-Related Diseases,J Am Pharm Assoc. 2000;40(1)),there is no difference amongst the proton pump inhibitors(pantoprazole, omeprazole, esomeprazole, rabeprazole). Clinically, we find some people respond better to one than another; if one doesn't work, try another. ...Read more
Yes: Almost 10 times as powerful.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not enough: You need evaluation by a specialist, a gastroenterologist, and possibly a scope of your esophagus, stomach and duodenum, several causes for what you have, most common is H. Pylori infection, but needs to be documented. Treatment is different for every condition, good luck ...Read more
Similar: They both are in the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors which lowers stomach acid. Each drug has its own side effects and different profile, but their goals are the same.. to lower stomach acid. They operate differently than histamine blockers such as zantac (ranitidine) ( Ranitidine) and pepsid ( famotidine). They are also different than antacids such as Maalox, and Mylanta. ...Read more
Yes: You should take it at the same time each day. The package insert says with or without food. ...Read more