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Weaning Off Of Night Time Omeprazole Use How Slow Of A Wean To Do
Waning off omeprazol: Try to take it every other night.And if it works try every third day and than twice a week, and if you have no symptoms of reflux you may stop it and see how you go.You should still keep some, if you eat the wrong kind of food, drink alcohol etc, you may take it to prevent heartburn.Consult your doctor, as tto if you can stop only if you have no endoscoppy evidence of esophagitis etc. ...Read more
Wanting to wean myself off omeprazole is it ok to cutt the pill in half and do 10mg it's 20mg then in 5 days go to 5mg?
Omeprazole: you do not need to wean off this medication ...Read more
My 10 wk baby was on 7.5mg of omeprazole, it is not agreeing with her,has been put on 1ml x 3 ranitidine instead,should we wean her off omeprazole 1st?
Likely not: Since you started a new anti reflux medication you likely do not have to wean the original one. You do not mention how long she has been on it (but she is very young to have been on it long) or how it is 'not agreeing with her', but you are likely ok to stop it since you started ranitidine. ...Read more
How to wean off prilosec without causing horrible heartburn. Its no longer working for me and want off it. Please help!
Different questions: The way I read the question is that Prilosec is no longer providing relief and you would like to try something else, maybe stronger. Meds in the same class that may work better are Lansoprazole, Pantoprazole or Esomeprazole. The most important thing is that your treating physician should be aware of your symptoms. Depending on previous work up and detailed history you may need a repeat endoscopy. ...Read more
I have been taking Prilosec for 10 years.Trying to wean off with Zantac 150/2 daily.Is there another drug i could use.Zantac is giving me anxiety?
What is a good alternative to prilosec for gerd. I dont want to take anymore ppis , weaning off prilosec caused me to many polyps in stomach! ?
Prilosec for 15yrs,weaned off cause benign gastric polyps. Tried pepcid, Zantac didn't help reflux. Safe to go back to Prilosec which I know helps me.
Gastric polyps: Benign gastric polyps are common in patients on long-term Prilosec. As the name suggests, they are benign and do not cause long-term issues. If you are unable to control your reflux with any medicines besides Prilosec, then it would likely be safe for you to go back on it. You should discuss this with your gastroenterologist before making the change. Good luck. ...Read more
Weaning of Prilosec caused me many stomach polyps any thing I can take other than a PPI for gerd?
Yes, many antacids a: There are many antacid medicines available for GERD. Besides PPIs, there are H2- blockers like Cimetidine/ Ranitidine and Famotidine(Pepcid). Pepcid is the next best medicine to stop acid production in your stomach. it is available as a prescription as well as over the counter. Take one tablet daily at bedtime. if the symptoms recur during the day/evening, take it twice(12 hours apart) daily. ...Read more
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