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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?

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?

Hydrolyzed formula: Try a hydrolyzed milk protein or soy formula for a couple of weeks to see if this helps. The history suggests that he is allergic to the new formula. Is there a history of allergic disease in either parent? ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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can chronic gastritis be caused by food allergies and or food sensitivities? Ve been taking omeprazole for long, stil get acidity if stop, thanks

can chronic gastritis be caused by food allergies and or food sensitivities? Ve been taking omeprazole for long, stil get acidity if stop, thanks

No: Food allergies/sensitivities would cause rather more of bowel symptoms not gastric, you may want to see a Gastroenterologist, as probably further studies needed to diagnose the cause of your symptoms, goodluck ...Read more

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What will 8 lbuprofen and 20-30 losec (omeprazole) do?

What will 8 lbuprofen and 20-30 losec (omeprazole) do?

Seek immediate help: Land you in the hospital or worse. Taken all at once, this is a massive overdose. If you did this, get to the er immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of losec (omeprazole) medication in babies?

What are the symptoms of losec (omeprazole) medication in babies?

Losec (omeprazole): Losec (omeprazole) can produce a variety of bowel symptoms ranging from diarrhea to constipation. It can also cause rashes as well as restlessness. ...Read more

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Can losec (omeprazole) eliminate celiac disease?

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

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What can I do to wean myself of losec (omeprazole)?

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

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Howw does losec (omeprazole) control celiac disease?

Avoid gluten: Only means to control is to avoid gluten. Check out celiac. Org. ...Read more

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Is pantoprazole as good as Nexium (esomeprazole) or losec?

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

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What can I do to wean myself of losec (omeprazole) 20 mgr?

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. ...Read more

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Reoccuring stomach pain anteral gastrtis despite on medication losec 20mg and ipride 75mg?

Reoccuring stomach pain anteral gastrtis despite on medication losec 20mg and ipride 75mg?

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

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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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Is pantoprazole same as losec (omeprazole)?

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

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Can I take losec (omeprazole) and st johns wort at the same time?

Yes, but...: St. John's wort will speed up the rate that your liver breaks down losec (omeprazole). So combining both medications will reduce the effectiveness of losec (omeprazole). ...Read more

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What is the difference between Zantac (ranitidine) and losec please?

Losec (omeprazole) Zantc: Losec (omeprazole) is Omeprazole and zantac is ranitidine. They both help reduce stomach acid. Zantac is milder and probably faster acting. Otherwise they are similar. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take losec (omeprazole) 30 minutes before lunch not 30 min before breakfast?

Yes: You should take it at the same time each day. The package insert says with or without food. ...Read more

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Side effects of losec (omeprazole) - stiff neck?

Let us try to help: Some of the most frequent side effects of Omeprazole (experienced by over 1% of those taking the drug) are headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, dizziness, trouble awakening and sleep deprivation, nostiff neck. ...Read more

Dr. Tri Huynh
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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


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Losec (Definition)

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