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Zegerid Vs Prilosec
Will taking an OTC medicine such as Prilosec or zegerid interfere with prescription meds such as metformin?
Maybe: Otc Prilosec et. Al. Will change the acidity of the stomach. Some rx meds need the acid to be absorbed. Take the Prilosec alone at bedtime. Take any and all other meds at least 2 hours before or the next morning. ...Read more
For a short period: Like nearly all meds Prilosec has many side effects but it is well-tolerated by most. However, it is quite hazardous to take it for a prolonged period of time (more than a few months) as it can lead to very serious, even life-threatening side effects- see http://www. Naturalnews. Com/036336_ppis_acid_reflux_side_effects. Html. ...Read more
Yes: No known interactions between Prilisec and ashwaganha. ...Read more
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
Meds: Both medications are PPI and have similar efficacy. However, though the years I have found that sometimes one will work better than another for a certain individual. There seems to be a link between a persons genetics and efficacy of any medication. ...Read more
??: Not sure what a dof chew is. Could you repeat the question for us? ...Read more
One hr. Later: Take the Prilosec one hour after your thyroid med. ...Read more
Manifestations vary: ... including confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, tachycardia, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, flushing, headache, dry mouth, and other adverse reactions similar to those seen in normal clinical experience. Ref: http://www. Rxlist. Com/prilosec-drug/overdosage-contraindications. Htm ...Read more
YES: No interaction between the two.Get a more detailed answer ›
Don't be scared: Young people like yourself are less likely to have a pneumonia unless your immune system is significantly compromised. So, if you are just like normal people- you don't need to be scared about pneumonia. The result from the netherland's study has to be treated carefully. The result is linked to the inability to kill organism due to the lack of stomach acid. However, the risk is very small. ...Read more
No: Vitamin B 12 injection will get it into the blood and other organs where it is needed. ...Read more
Can you take Prilosec at night? If so, is it best to take it before dinner or right before bedtime?
Prilosec timing: Yes, you may take Prilosec or generic Omeprazole at night or in the morning. This med is not a 24 hr acid blocker. Acid production is stimulated by food, particularly meats. And onset of action is 45-90 minutes. You may take it before dinner, but should be about 30-45 min. Goal is symptom relief. Morning dosing is typical but not absolute. ...Read more
Diagnosed with barrett's. Put on prilosec. Does this heal or just help future tissue change? What about diet changes?
I read on Prilosec [rx] that if you have pains do not take the over-the-counter product brand of it. Why does it say that?
Not sure: I've not read any of that. I think they may be referring to the fact that if you still have pain on the rx one, don't just take otc as it is the same thing. Otherwise, they are identical pills. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 40mg of Prilosec a day? I have no insurance so a simple yes it is safe or no it is not is what I am after.
Yes: Side effects are few and far between and are more likely with long term use. These include certain infections and weaker bones. ...Read more
Is it bad for some one who is on Prilosec to take garlic pills? Thinking about taking it for a few days to protect against viruses.
No: You can take the garlic with Prilosec but it won't do anything to protect against viral infection. ...Read more
I ran out prilosec 40mg. I will refill it tomorrow from the pharmacy in the meanwhile I have 2 pills of 20 mg can I take both instead till tmrw?
Yes: If a patient is on Prilosec 40 mg capsules, and runs out, but has some 20 mg capsules, he can take two of the 20 mg capsules. For Prilosec capsules, two 20 mg capsules is the same as 1 40 mg capsule. ...Read more