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.
Yes. That drug is commonly used for the reflux symptoms that occur 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.
Yes! If solutions like dietary changes, tums, or an antacid like Pepcid (famotidine) doesn't work, Omeprazole is a good next step.