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55 yo F with Barrett's. Take Omeprazole, sleep with CPAP. Wake up with blood in mouth weekly. Should I consider surgery for Barrett's?

55 yo F with Barrett's.  Take Omeprazole, sleep with CPAP.  Wake up with blood in mouth weekly.  Should I consider surgery for Barrett's?

Not yet: Make sure the blood in your mouth is not coming from your nose- postnasal drip. Use a humidifier for your CPAP as well as Vaseline for your nostrils. Talk to your gastroenterologist also. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Is it okay to take omeprazole 20mg before going to sleep?

Is it okay to take omeprazole 20mg before going to sleep?

Not recommended: You should take the omeprazole in the morning before you eat breakfast. Your doctor needs to know about all the medications you take including OTC and supplements. ...Read more

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My baby us 5 months old he has s/ reflux and is on losec (omeprazole) but since he was 6 weeks old he won't sleep and cries all day and half night his reflux is ok?

My baby us 5 months old he has s/ reflux and is on losec (omeprazole) but since he was 6 weeks old he won't sleep and cries all day and half night his reflux is ok?

Maybe: Starting on solid foods may help your situation with ger (gastroesophageal reflus) issues. He may also need a follow up check with your pediatrician to ascertain his developmental status with this crying going on. This may be a transition behaviorally for him vs perissitence of ger. ...Read more

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Plz help my 5 month old baby won't stop crying it's been going on for months now no sleep only cat naps and night he's on losec (omeprazole) for s/reflux all good?

Plz help my 5 month old baby won't stop crying it's been going on for months now no sleep only cat naps and night  he's on losec (omeprazole) for s/reflux all good?

See pediatrician: For evaluation. There are many causes of crying and fussiness. A pediatrician should be able to sort them out and get improvement in the crying. ...Read more

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I have sleep apnea and gerd. I went to the doctor and gave me omeprazole but my apnea wont go away.

I have sleep apnea and gerd. I went to the doctor and gave me omeprazole but my apnea wont go away.

Rewriting textbooks: Well, truthfully I'm very happy that omeprazole DID NOT cure your apnea. I would hate to have to go back and reread all the information that YOU'D'VE ended up rewriting if it would've worked on you! For sleep apnea you'll need a sleep study to assess things & then, you'll be advised on what to do or what to take. How do you like that DOUBLE CONTRACTION. Don't know if it's good or not. ...Read more

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Can't sleep properly at night causing by bloating and heart burn acid reflux, been taking omeprazole for more than half months, still not feeling well?

Can't sleep properly at night causing by bloating and heart burn acid reflux, been taking omeprazole for more than half months, still not feeling well?

Nighttime reflux: In order to control nighttime reflux you will need to increase your Omeprazole to twice a day before breakfast and dinner and you may want to add ranitidine at bedtime. You should also wait at least 3 hours after dinner prior to going to bed. ...Read more

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Coughing when i lay in bed. Not relieved by 40 mg of Prilosec. What to do. I can't sleep.

Coughing when i lay in bed. Not relieved by 40 mg of Prilosec. What to do. I can't sleep.

?LPR and GERD: You may have Laryngeal Pharyngeal Reflux(LPR) in addition to GERD. Read MY checklist "Treating Heartburn" and go to the following sites: http://bit.ly/1DqM6O7 and http://bit.ly/1FN6OIJ If symptoms persist after making some changes outlined in my checklist, see an ENT physician. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Janice Alexander
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Losec (Definition)

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