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Omeprazole 20 Mg
A PPI: or proton pump inhibitor decreases stomach acid. This is important in esophageal reflux (heartburn) or to prevent or treat ulcers.. CPDR stands for delayed-release (DR) capsule (CP), This is important because the acid in the stomach could inactivate it. It releases from the capsule in the intestine after it leaves the stomach. There it can work from the bloodstream side. ...Read more
Typically 24hours: Generally taken in the morning, empty stomach (1/2 h before or 2h after eating). If taking the otc version, do not take for more than 2 weeks without seeing md to find out why you need to take it. In general, least potent med, for shortest duration, to take care of symptoms, is the way to go. ...Read more
Is there a risk in continuing Omeprazole, 20 mg treatment for gastritis beyond the prescribed 8 weeks, since symptoms persist. ?
My insurance won't pay for generic Omeprazole 20 mg any more because it' can be bought over the counter...so is Prilosec OCD the same as Omeprazole 20?
I am a 56-year-old woman newly diagnosed w/hiatal hernia. Omeprazole 20 mg controls my symptoms; can I still run and do yoga w/o making hernia worse?
No interaction: Although there is no known significant interaction for these two medications, caution is always advised using combo meds. If you must take the medicines, pay attention to your body, as u get older u r more prone to side effects which u may not have when younger etc.. Take medication in smallest effective dose and shortest time possible. When in doubt, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long does erosive gastritis take to heal? Been on omeprazole 20 mg, twice a day for 9 days, then 40 mg once a day for 7 days. No h pylori.
LONG time: The worsen the erosive gastritis is , the longer it may take to heal sometimes several weeks. And then to prevent them from recurrence may be on Omeprazole daily for pretty long time if not daily from there on, specially is there is added tobacco, citrics, NSAIDS, caffeine or other substances that irritate the gastric mucosa. Avoid all this irritants and continue using the medicine and follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been taking Omeprazole 20 mg twice a day since Monday, I still have a cough, and need to clear my throat, can I take something else or wait?
If someone has minor kidney dysfunction. Can they take allegra 180 mg Benicar 20 mg. Omeprazole 20 mg. Metoprolol 25 mg 2 x daily and Synthroid (thyroxine) 50?
Seems okay: It seems okay to take these medications even if you have minor kidney dysfunction. However your specific circumstance should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
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