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I have taken Ranitidine for acid reflux and stomach discomfort for a long time. I can get omeprazole cheaper. Would it be a comparable substitute?

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In brief: Use what works

Every human's body responds differently to medications such as H2 blockers or PPI's: it's ok to start with omeprazole.
It's ok to work up to a maximum dose for 1 month. If it doesn't work; make a change after 1 week. Lastly, drug companies all have literature on why their product is best........but each patient responds differently.

In brief: Use what works

Every human's body responds differently to medications such as H2 blockers or PPI's: it's ok to start with omeprazole.
It's ok to work up to a maximum dose for 1 month. If it doesn't work; make a change after 1 week. Lastly, drug companies all have literature on why their product is best........but each patient responds differently.
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Dr. Ayman Omar
Neurology

In brief: Stronger

Traditional wisdom is that Omeprazole is more potent

In brief: Stronger

Traditional wisdom is that Omeprazole is more potent
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