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What is the definition or description of: Omeprazole overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Omeprazole overdose?

Omeprazole overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Symptoms of overdose may include the following: confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, fast or pounding heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, flushing (feeling of warmth)
headache, dry mouth" REF: https://medlineplus. Gov/druginfo/meds/a693050.html ...Read more

Omeprazole Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Symptoms of overdose may include the following: confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, fast or pounding heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, flushing (feeling of warmth) headache, dry ...Read more


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Can u overdose on topamax and omeprazole?

Can u overdose on topamax and omeprazole?

Yes: Yes, unfortunately you can. If you take a lot of it, I would say that you can overdose on almost any medication, regardless of how safe the "safety profile" is. The amount of medication you need to take to overdose depends on the medication itself. Whether it is enough to be fatal also depends on the medication and the amount taken. Hope this helps. ...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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Can I take 1 month expired omeprazole?

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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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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Will anything happen if I take too much omeprazole?

Will anything happen if I take too much omeprazole?

How much is 2 much?: Omeprazole is seldom prescribed at doses that exceed 40mg twice daily. Are you questioning a single use excessive dose, or a prolonged intake of the drug? Please see my prior HealthTap answers regarding PPI-related adverse reactions. ...Read more

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Omeprazole is best taking in the morning or at supper?

Omeprazole is best taking in the morning or at supper?

Morning: Omeprazole is once a day for gerd and twice a day for h.Pylori. Best time is the morning because if you forget then you have the whole day to remember to take it. If it is at supper time, and you forget it, then not much time left to remember and easily miss the dose. ...Read more

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I took 2, 800 mg of omeprazole. Will anything happen to me?

I took 2, 800 mg of omeprazole. Will anything happen to me?

Overdose: Yes. You need to be honest and tell someone that you did this. Please, call the county crisis line or call your physician right now and confess that this happened. Please let this cry for help be heard by someone who is there waiting to help. ...Read more

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I'm prescribed 40mg omeprazole once a day but accidentally took 2 is that ok?

HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH: Assuming you have normal liver function the inadvertent extra dose should be no problem! ...Read more

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Is taking 40mg of omeprazole worse for overall longterm health than taking only 20mgs?

Take least amount: One essential principle in medicine is to use least amount of medicine and only for as long as needed. Depending upon the condition that you suffer from and the therapy goals you might be able to taper to 20 mg and maybe stop it if appropriate. Talk to your doc about duration of your therapy and ultimate goals. ...Read more

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Is taking nizole 200mg for 5days (3x a day) safe while taking omeprazole 20mg for 10 days (2x a day)?

Nizole: If nizole is Metronidazole it will be ok. If is an antifungal like ketoconazole, the combo may decrease the efficacy of the antifungal therapy. Almost sure is like Flagyl here in usa. You will be ok. ...Read more

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What is omeprazole 20 mg cpdr?

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

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Dose omeprazole cause abortion?

No: Omeprazole, or prilosec, is not associated with spontaneous miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can I take omeprazole after food?

Can I take omeprazole after food?

You can but.: Omeprazole bioavailability is significantly impaired by the presence of food and, therefore, patients should be advised to take Omeprazole with a glass of water on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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How much magnesium in omeprazole?

Very little: If you have a low magnesium level in the blood stream on testing Omeprazole is not going to correct this. You should try magnesium oxide or magnesium protein plus. Avoid magnesium citrate because it induces diarrhea and this may worsen your magnesium levels. ...Read more

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Any side effects taking omeprazole?

Adverse effects: Omeprazole can cause liver impairment, severe skin reactions, inflammation of the pancreas, kidney disease, bone fractures, low magnesium, gastritis, infections of the bowel and diarrhea. More common side effects are headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, flatulence, fever and urinary infection. ...Read more

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Omeprazole cpdr what does cpdr stand for?

CPDR: Omeprazole cpdr stands for capsule form and delayed release formulation. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole be used while taking 5htp?

Yes but: Yes but ask your doctor who knows you well.
Omeprazole is ppi for acid in gerd ; peptic ulcer disease. 5hydrotryptophan is herbal product people use it for depression, fibromyalgia ;adhd on their own. The only adverse reaction reported with use of both together are itching ; fungal dermatiitis. ...Read more

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Is pantoprazole same as losec (omeprazole)?

Similar: They both are in the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors which lowers stomach acid. Each drug has its own side effects and different profile, but their goals are the same. To lower stomach acid. They operate differently than histamine blockers such as zantac (ranitidine) (Ranitidine) and pepsid (famotidine). They are also different than antacids such as Maalox, and Mylanta. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take omeprazole with dicylomine?

Is it okay to take omeprazole with dicylomine?

YES: No interactions. Http://reference. Medscape. Com/drug-interactionchecker

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Should I stop taking omeprazole if I have CKD?

Should I stop taking omeprazole if I have CKD?

No: Omeprazole doses *do* need to be adjusted if there are liver problems present but *not* for CKD. You can continue to safely take your omeprazole. ...Read more

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Can I take omeprazole and domperidone together?

Yes you can: There is no interaction between the two medication but beware that each medication has its own side effect and you might be experiencing them. Take the medication for the intended purpose as prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What long term GI problems can omeprazole cause?

Omeprazole: In long-term it may lower the magnesium level and may cause 'atrophic gastritis'. Lactation is safe. Your doctor needs to monitor above problems. ...Read more

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Are pantoprozole and omeprazole same medication?

No: Both meds belong to the same class and have the same effect but developed and produced by different Co. ...Read more

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What will 8 lbuprofen and 20-30 losec (omeprazole) do?

Seek immediate help: Land you in the hospital or worse. Taken all at once, this is a massive overdose. If you did this, get to the er immediately. ...Read more

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Can taking omeprazole 20mg. Long term cause bleeding?

Can taking omeprazole 20mg. Long term cause bleeding?

Omeprazole long term: To what sort of bleeding do u refer—spitting up blood, or rectal bleeding? Hematemesis might more commonly be related to bleeding ulcer (s), esophageal tears, or esophageal varices (varicose veins in esophagus). Hematochezia could result from clostridium difficile diarrhea associated with long-term ppi (omeprazole & others) use. See prescribing doc or GI specialist. ...Read more

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