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Medicine For Prilosec Overdose
Manifestations vary: ... including confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, tachycardia, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, flushing, headache, dry mouth, and other adverse reactions similar to those seen in normal clinical experience. Ref: http://www.rxlist.com/prilosec-drug/overdosage-contraindications.htm ...Read more
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
I think I took 2 of my Prilosec doses today! Will I hurt myself? Is a total of 40 mg an overdose of prilosec? I only take 20mg! I Forgot and took 2.
No problem.: You should be fine. If you feel bad in anyway though, call your doc or poison control and ask them. Put your pills in a weekly pill dispenser, so you don't make that mistake again. ...Read more
Maybe: You can take the medication twice a day if necessary. You should also be evaluated by a GI specialist to see if you have a bacteria called h. Pylori that is worsening your reflux. This maybe treated with antibiotics if necessary. If these medications do not work and you have persistent reflux, surgical options are available. ...Read more
Is that true that Prilosec OTC drug worsen gastritis and overall Heath condition with bunch if side effects? Thanks a lot
I started taking Plavix once a day and I also take Prevacid (lansoprazole) and on occasion Prilosec. Is there any interactions with these drugs?
Absolutely: There is a well know interaction between plavix and proton pump inhibitors. Plavix is a prodrug(inactive) and is activated in the liver. This process of activation is blocked by proton oump inhibitors. Specifically with nexium and prilosec, also somewhat with other ppis. The only one safe to use is dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and possibly protonix. Or change plavix to effient or brilinta under guidance of MD ...Read more
Will taking an OTC medicine such as Prilosec or zegerid interfere with prescription meds such as metformin?
I've read that it says taking Prilosec OTC raises blood levels of the clonazepa drug making clonaz stronger. Should i just take less clonazepam?
I have been taking Prilosec for 10 years.Trying to wean off with Zantac (ranitidine) 150/2 daily.Is there another drug i could use.Zantac (ranitidine) is giving me anxiety?
Not at all: No they are all, as you said PPI's and appear to provide similar relief. Some are more expensive than others and drug companies would like you to believe their PPI works better than the generic. It is my belief that in general, you should stick with generic medications. Do not fall for the marketing hype. ...Read more
Wolud there be a drug interaction if you are taking Prilosec 40mg and Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg if you still felt the heartburn?
Fine...: No major interactions exist, but i'm worried that your symptoms aren't being controlled well. You should definitely talk with your doctor to see if something else can be done. ...Read more
One of the side effect of Prilosec is polyps in the stomach and I have few benign polyps. Should I use this drug? Or find somethig different?
After gastroscopy checkup. Doctors said gastritis and distal esophagitis. Prescribed take Prilosec and Colpermin. Prilosec seems very bad drug . Thx u?
Asthmatic and have aniexty. My current medicine I take daily is Prilosec and ventolin inhaler. Dr prescribed me flexoril and diclofena is it safe?
No bad interactions: These 4 medications don't have reported interaction problems. It seems you've had of pain problems in addition to asthma and must also have acid reflux. Whenever your provider prescribes a medication ask for a clear explanation of the expected effects and what to do to optimize benefits and lower side effects. Remind them of your other Rxs. Then you'd know about safety and they'll work better too! ...Read more
What OTC medicine works better than Prilosec for frequent heartburn for acid reflux disease. I have been diagnosed by endoscopy?
Tums (calcium carbonate) won't do it: Please get examined by a doc. A natural approach is to use lots of dgl. Dgl is licorice supplement but it has an enzyme removed that can raise BP licorice is eaten over a long period of time. Avoiding acid-forming foods can help and don't lie down right after eating. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is hylands migraine relief safe for ulcer. Taking prilosec.Http://www.Drugs.Com/drp/hyland-s-migraine-headache-relief-tablets.Html?
Probably. but bad.: This doesn't contain any ingredients that one would expect would cause abdominal pain or aggravate an ulcer, but it does contain belladonna, which the fda rates as unsafe. That said, the amount of actually anything in many homeopathic products is basically none. Belladonna can cause seizures, slowed breathing, lethargy, sleepiness, muscle weakness, and death… same as "deadly nightshade". ...Read more
On Prilosec for preventing n protecting stomach from the RA drugs effect. So I use it as a preventive measure. When should I take it Morning or b4 bed?
Before a meal: Omeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as PPIs. These proton pump inhibitors work optimally on meal-stimulated acid secretion. For this reason I generally suggest taking them 30-45 minutes before breakfast or lunch and for most people's schedules the am is most convenient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am prescribed Prilosec and adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can I take them without drug interactions?
Not really ...: Prilosec (omeprazole) was the 1st introduced in a class of meds called proton pump inhibitors(ppi).Others are zantac, aciphex, (rabeprazole) protonix, nexium, prevacid, &the newest: zapidex. Zegerid is mostly prilosec, plus sodium bicarbonate. All of these decrease stomach acid & will likely slow & decrease Adderall absorption. A good dose can still be achieved, but both meds should be taken very consistently. ...Read more