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I was on prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for 2 weeksand omeprazole 80mg perday for a week. It's been 3 days I stopped, now feeling tired and aches. Is that withdrawal of ppi?
DEPENDS: If it is a pretty nasty case you may need twice a day otherwise once a day is fine. ...Read more
Yes: Yes but probably no benefit.Get a more detailed answer ›
Prilosec - Zantac (ranitidine): Prilosec is a drug in the class called proton pump inhibitors. Drugs in this class shut down the production of stomach acid. Zantac, pepcid, and tagamet are in the drug class called histamine-2 receptor blockers. These drugs block the effect of histamine on receptors in the stomach which produce acid. Prilosec is much more potent than zantac (ranitidine) but zantac (ranitidine) has a faster onset of action. ...Read more
3 days: It typically takes a few days to become active. Full effects usually longer, on the order of 2-4 weeks. ...Read more