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Your normal: Diet1 - there are no specific reasons not to eat! ...Read more
I have had a nissan fundiplacation for acid reflux. It has not helped. I am taking medication. (omeprazole & ranitidine both morning and before dinner?
Complications: .Complications of nissan nclude dysphagia, gastric hypersensitivity, abnormal gastric motility, gas bloat syndrome and gerd relapse. The fundoplicaton can fail, unwrap, loosen or herniate. Not unusual following nissan is dumping syndrome. Stomach contents empty fast, getting sudden large volume in small bowel, wrenching, pallor, tachycardia, sweating, diarrhea, cramps etc. See gastroenterologist. ...Read more
I was on prev pac for 14 days and omeprazole for a week. I'm off the medications for 3 weeks. Still have yeast. How long it will take to clearup.?
Complicated: Where is the yeast infection and how do you know that you have it? The medication Prevpac is a combination of amoxicillin, clarithromycina dn lansoprazole, none of which are meant to treat yeast infection, nor is Omeprazole which is used to treat gastric hyperacidity. Your yeast infection will never clear with these medications. See your doctor. ...Read more
I take 20mg citalopram a day, is it ok to take this medication along with the 20mg of omeprazole I am prescribed daily, i am. 20 year old male?
Yes and No.: There is a drug interaction between the two meds involving the cyp2c19 enzyme. This may or may not be clinically significant. Switching the Omeprazole to another ppi might be the safest thing although if you have been taking this for a while i suspect you will be fine in the future as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took omeprazole for 3 years , if it had effected bone density, will this return to normal upon stopping the medication?Or is that bone loss longterm
??: There is some data that all meds to reduce stomach acid (h2 antagonists and ppi's which is what Omeprazole is not with tums ) have an increased risk of fracture perhaps this is due to decreased magnesium also a risk with almost all anti seizure meds like Gabapentin please discuss with your doctor and take some vit d (vitamindcouncil.Org). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been taking pantoprazole for over a week and no effect on heartburn. Is it possible that omeprazole would work? Or is it just the same medication?
Is there a more natural alternative for nexium, besides prilosec, omeprazole or any other p.P.I medication, i'm highly allergic to them..Thanx?
Careful: There are many natural alternatives to treating gerd, but make sure your physician is aware of what you are trying. Here is a link to just a few options. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/11/29/natural-remedies-for-acid-reflux/. ...Read more
What r the recommendations for preventing bone loss, ? Ie ;that may be caused due harmonal fluctuations or intake of medication such as omeprazole
A few things: Regular activities on your feet can help maintain bone density. Talk to your doctor about medication use. Omeprazole can contribute to bone density loss if taken long enough. Talk to your doctor about about calcium and vitamin d3 levels as well. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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