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Is Prilosec safe to take while pregnant?

Is Prilosec safe to take while pregnant?

Yes: It's safe. Just take it at the recommended dosage. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My Prilosec is no longer working and it's always worked.Could I be pregnant? Also been experiencing nausea and exhaustion which is not common for me.

My Prilosec is no longer working and it's always worked.Could I be pregnant? Also been experiencing nausea and exhaustion which is not common for me.

Could be: Pregnancy is one condition that starts or worsens reflux, which is what I assume you are treating. It should be simple to check for pregnancy! Gastritis or stomach ulcer(s), other reasons to take Prilosec, also cause nausea. Time to see the doctor. ...Read more

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I'm thirteen weeks pregnant and have constant stomach acid while taking Prilosec what should I do?

I'm thirteen weeks pregnant and have constant stomach acid while taking Prilosec what should I do?

Prevacid (lansoprazole) solutab: My wife had severe gerd during both pregnancies and felt Prevacid (lansoprazole) solutabs worked great both times. You should also consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Prilosec tc ok to take might be prg. They said it might be from my uterus strectching but im not sure on actuallly being pregnant.Period in 2 days.?

Prilosec tc ok to take might be prg. They said it might be from my uterus strectching but im not sure on actuallly being pregnant.Period in 2 days.?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have stomach issues and always take Prilosec but sometimes that's not always good enough. Why can't i take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) while pregnant? I need it!

I have stomach issues and always take Prilosec but sometimes that's not always good enough. Why can't i take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) while pregnant? I need it!

No Peptobismol: Peptobismol has Aspirin like products in it. Discuss with your ob/gyn sucking on raw ginger root for pregnancy related issues. Careful with the prilosec. If you have taken for a while, it can lead to vitamin B12 deficiency. Might consider having B12 levels checked. ...Read more

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Omeprazole or ranitidine which is safest in pregnancy?

Ranitidine...: Ranitidine is rated pregnancy class b and Omeprazole is class c. Both are generally believed to be safe but ranitidine the safer of the two. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take omeprazole during pregnancy?

Yes: Cat. C so concern in animal studies but no issues so far in humans. Prob safe in nursing with caution advised. Always better to change eating habits to control acid whenever possible. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take omeprazole during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take omeprazole during pregnancy?

Category C: Omeprazole has a risk category in pregnancy of c. This means the following: 1.Studies on animals show adverse effect and toxicity on fetus. 2.No adequate and well controlled studies done on pregnant women. 3.Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. See your obstetrician. ...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