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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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How long does rebound acid production last after reducing omeprazole dose. I have gone from 20 to 10mg and now have a daily sore throat. ?

How long does rebound acid production last after reducing omeprazole dose. I have gone from 20 to 10mg and now have a daily sore throat. ?

Get followup: If after a dose reduction you experience increased symptoms, see your physician. Don't do anything on your own. Frequent "sore throats" from acid should be investigated. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Dose omeprazole signifigintly slow gastric emptying?

Dose omeprazole signifigintly slow gastric emptying?

It is reported: According to dig dis sci. 1996 mar;41(3):469-74. Omeprazole causes delay in gastric emptying of digestible meals. If youre taking this medication and notice slower emptying or more regurgitation, you should take this information into consideration and let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Can zonegran and keppra (levetiracetam) be dosed at the same time? Npo GT pt dosing pedialyte and also have to dose omeprazole which I know has a 1 hr before or 2

Can zonegran and keppra (levetiracetam) be dosed at the same time? Npo GT pt dosing pedialyte and also have to dose omeprazole which I know has a 1 hr before or 2

3 part question: Zonegran and Keppra (levetiracetam) can be used together. These drugs should be combined carefully, in a stepwise fashion. The second and third parts of your question are unintelligible. ...Read more

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10mg (low dose) omeprazole for long term GERD treatment? Will this cause magnesium or B12 deficiency?

It is possible: Taking Omeprazole for a long time could lead to mineral and Vitamin deficiencies due to resulting lack of acid in the stomach. Many natural supplements and home remedies are available, but discuss them with your doctor first. Take care. ...Read more

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I had a brain freeze and took a second dose of Omeprazole Magnesium today, 20mg. Is there any side effect that I should worry about?

I had a brain freeze and took a second dose of Omeprazole Magnesium today, 20mg.  Is there any side effect that I should worry about?

OK: There is a dose of 40mg available, so taking another 20mg dose by mistake would be ok, and you should have no adverse effects. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Took 1st dose of omeprazole around 3 hours ago.I feel a burn and itch around my neck, no rash/swelling/or redness.Allergic?Is it serious?

Took 1st dose of omeprazole around 3 hours ago.I feel a burn and itch around my neck, no rash/swelling/or redness.Allergic?Is it serious?

Not serious but: It is highly unlikely that you would get an allergic reaction from taking the first dose ever of this medication. In the absence of any respiratory problem or fainting, this is considered serious. Consider trying other brands (look at generic names) or consult your allergist. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Losec (Definition)

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