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Doctor insights on: Omeprazole Warnings And Recalls

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I sing all the time. After warning up today my throat started burning really badly. I'm on omeprazole for acid reflux. What could this be? A hemorage?

I sing all the time. After warning up today my throat started burning really badly. I'm on omeprazole for acid reflux. What could this be? A hemorage?

Possibly: Did your voice change with this burning sensation? If not, it's not likely a hemorrhage. Any burning from reflux should have felt like, well, reflux. If your voice did change with this, you need to rest it fora few days, and it would help to have it examined by an ent. It might be nice to see someone who specializes in voice problems, but most ent's could help with this. ...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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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?

Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

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

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Is long term use of omeprazole dangerous?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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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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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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Losec (Definition)

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