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What is omeprazole 20 mg cpdr?

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

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Prevacid (Definition)

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


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If someone has minor kidney dysfunction. Can they take allegra 180 mg Benicar 20 mg. Omeprazole 20 mg. Metoprolol 25 mg 2 x daily and Synthroid (thyroxine) 50?

If someone has minor kidney dysfunction. Can they take allegra 180 mg  Benicar 20 mg. Omeprazole 20 mg. Metoprolol 25 mg 2 x daily   and Synthroid (thyroxine) 50?

Seems okay: It seems okay to take these medications even if you have minor kidney dysfunction. However your specific circumstance should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read more

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Can you take 20 mg cialis then 20 mg levitra (vardenafil) alternating every 24 hrs?

Can you take 20 mg cialis then 20 mg levitra (vardenafil) alternating every 24 hrs?

Cialis is: recommended to be taken once every 24 hours at same time. Levitra (vardenafil) is recommended also to be taken once every 24 hours. So you can take either once a day. But not both on the same day or less than 24 hours apart. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Dec 12 started ativan .75 mg 4x day for intestinal seizures. Aciphex (rabeprazole) 20 mg 2x day (4 yrs). Gerd/nausea suddenly have become worse (2-3 weeks) ?

Dec 12  started ativan .75  mg 4x day for intestinal seizures. Aciphex (rabeprazole) 20 mg 2x day (4 yrs). Gerd/nausea suddenly have become worse (2-3 weeks) ?

Recheck with doctors: One should recheck with her primary care, gi, and neurology doctors. Gerd is a common problem, and happens in millions of people without the rare condition of intestinal seizures. The primary + GI doctors can check on the gerd and its treatment, whether or not they are part of the int. Seizure problem. A neurologist can check on the seizures and/or make adjustments to seizure medication if needed. ...Read more

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Omeperazole 20 mg daily or rentidine 300 mg twice a day , which dose is stronger?

Can't compare: These medications have different mechanisms of action and can't be compared as to strength. Ranitidine does have a faster onset of action, however. ...Read more

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Can I takeup to a 325 mg dose of a magnesium w/these daily medications? 20 mg viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) 25 mg atenolol, 0.5 mg clonazepam, 100 mg gabapentin 50 mg tra

 Can I takeup to a 325 mg dose of a magnesium w/these daily medications? 20 mg viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) 25 mg atenolol, 0.5 mg clonazepam, 100 mg gabapentin 50 mg tra

Yes: there are no contraindications with any medication, as far as I know. Magnesium is found in many foods, and magnesium deficiency has become more common, particularly with use of drugs like omeprazole (Prilosec), esomeprazole (Nexium) and similar drugs which markedly reduce stomach acid and impede magnesium absorption. ...Read more

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Does ranitidine 300 mg po Qhs same with ranitidine?

Does ranitidine  300 mg po Qhs same with ranitidine?

Ranitidine: 300 mg po QHS - means you are taking a dose of 300 milligrams of ranitidine at each bedtime. ...Read more

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Is loratadine 20 mg a normal dose?

Is loratadine 20 mg a normal dose?

Not in the USA: The full adult dose of Loratadine in other parts of the world is 20 mg. That was the most effective dose. This amount caused a 12-14% drowsiness rate. This was not acceptable for marketing in the USA. The 10 mg dose was tested against Chlorpheniramine in order to find a non-drowsy dose and it worked. So for most 10 mg is fine. Worse allergy, 20mg would help and a few will develop drowsiness. ...Read more

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Is 20 mg famotidine strong to heal stomach?

Is 20 mg famotidine strong to heal stomach?

It depends: Whether 20 mg of famotidine would be successful in treating a stomach issue depends on what the actual stomach issue is. If you have chronic stomach problems, you should get a diagnosis from your doctor and follow his directions for the famotidine or whichever medication he thinks is appropriate. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've been taking Prozac 10 mg for 20 years. Lorazepam 1 mg 3 times a day. Adding Wellbutrin (bupropion) is it safe?

I've been taking Prozac 10 mg for 20 years. Lorazepam 1 mg 3 times a day. Adding Wellbutrin (bupropion) is it safe?

These meds are ok: Together. Bupropion should not be taken if history of seizures. Bupropion may increase blood levels of prozaz so your prescriber will want to know if you experience increase in side effects. Best regards for good health. ...Read more

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Can i take generic Pepcid (famotidine) 20 mg 2x daily and sucralfate 1/2 gram 3x daily each day without any side effects?

Can i take generic Pepcid (famotidine) 20 mg 2x daily and sucralfate 1/2  gram 3x daily each day without any side effects?

GI meds: Hello, the medications you are taking are used for gerd, gastritis with possible peptic ulceration. The medications are very helpful especially when used together. The dosing looks good. Side effects can occur with any medication. Be sure to see your doctor, especially if you suspect and problems are still occurring. Sometimes an endoscopy and eval for a bacteria called h pylori may need treatment. ...Read more

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Can i take colchicine if I have a stomach ulcer. I.take 20 mg prilosec twice daily?

Can i take colchicine if I have a stomach  ulcer. I.take 20 mg prilosec twice daily?

Yes, you can for: gout. Always take with lots of water and with the Prilosec. Have you been checked for H pylori, a common bacteria that can cause stomach ulcers? Please discuss with your primary doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
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Lansoprazole (Definition)

Proton pump inhibitor that decreases acid ...Read more