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Why don't different brands of omeprazole work as well as Prilosec otc?

Why don't different brands of omeprazole work as well as Prilosec otc?

Absorption: Generic Omeprazole is the same medication as Prilosec otc. However, the formulation may result in different absorption so that the levels of medication in your bloodstream may be different. If the brand name works better for you, keep taking it. ...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


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Is it ok 2 take brand nameZantac,on a daily basis? I mighthave acid refluxand have no health insurance to see doctor.is omeprazole/prilosec better?

Is it ok 2 take brand nameZantac,on a daily basis? I mighthave acid refluxand have no health insurance to see doctor.is omeprazole/prilosec better?

Antacids short term: Reflux occurs when stomach contents go backwards through the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). Antacids help mute the discomfort associated with this reflux but should only be used short term. Your stomach ph needs to be acidic to allow proper digestion and absorption of nutrients. The best treatment long term is to reduce the intake of sugars/carbohydrates that convert to hydrogen gas, hence refl ...Read more

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Can a kid take omeprazole?

Can a kid take omeprazole?

Yes: It is an effective therapy for gastroesophageal reflux. It should be dosed according to weight, and if taken over the long term may require monitoring. ...Read more

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Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

40mg bid: One can always take more, but unlikely to have effect. ...Read more

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Can I take 1 month expired omeprazole?

Yes: It is possible that it is not as effective when it is expired but it is unlikely to be a significant difference. ...Read more

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Is long term use of omeprazole dangerous?

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Is long term use of omeprazole dangerous?

Yes: It is not recommended to take Omeprazole for longer than four months at a time. Long-term use can lead to weakening of the stomach lining and increased risk of wrist, hip or spine fracture. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take omeprazole?

Omeprazole: Follow the directions on the label or ask the pharmacist and Dr. ...Read more

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How long for omeprazole 20mg to reduce acid?

Omeprazole: Omeprazole begins to work on the very first day of treatment, although it may take one to four days to have a full effect. ...Read more

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What is alboz in alboz omeprazole stands for?

What is alboz in alboz omeprazole stands for?

The brand name: Alboz is a brand name for omeprazole. There are many brand names for that medication, made by various drug companies. ...Read more

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How long does it take for omeprazole to work?

Gastritis: This medication should start having an effect within 2 hours of oral intake. ...Read more

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Is alboz omeprazole equivilant to omeprazole?

Omeprazole: There are multiple companies which manufacture generic Omeprazole including abbott. In the us, the medications are felt to be equivalent. ...Read more

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Omeprazole in morning and malanta at bedtime?

Empty stomach: Omeprazole must be taken on an empty stomach. You can take mylanta any time for as needed symptom relief. ...Read more

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What is the use of omeprazole 20mg to the body?

Antacid: Omeprazole is an antacid known as a proton pump inhibitor. It helps suppress production of acid in the stomach, which makes it very useful in the treatment of gerd. ...Read more

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What are the results of omeprazole on the body?

Omeprazole: Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. That means it blocks the release of stomach acid made by certain cells in the stomach. It has relatively few side effects. Rarely patients may have nausea or vomiting, headaches, or increased gas. Even more rarely is a risk of increasing bone fractures, pneumonia, or colitis. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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When's the best time to take losec (omeprazole)?

Depends on indicatio: Losec (omeprazole) is taken once daily. Probably best to take at bedtime, but it depends on the indication and what other medications you are taking. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Losec (Definition)

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