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Can I take too much omeprazole and make my stomach too basic?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes,very low acidity
Omeprazole (prilosec) is commonly used and works well in blocking stomach acid.
Long term use may lower absorption of calcium, vitamin b12, etc..., leading to problems like B12 deficiency. Older folks may have a higher risk of hip fractures. Stomach acid kills germs, so some infections (such as food-borne bacteria or clos. Difficile diarrhea) may be more likely in a person with suppressed acid.

In brief: Yes,very low acidity
Omeprazole (prilosec) is commonly used and works well in blocking stomach acid.
Long term use may lower absorption of calcium, vitamin b12, etc..., leading to problems like B12 deficiency. Older folks may have a higher risk of hip fractures. Stomach acid kills germs, so some infections (such as food-borne bacteria or clos. Difficile diarrhea) may be more likely in a person with suppressed acid.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes
You can take too much of anything.
Follow the directions regarding dosing. Eliminate onions, tomatoes, and garlic from your diet as these foods trigger heartburn. Also consider cut down on wheat and meat consumption and only eating grass feed beef.

In brief: Yes
You can take too much of anything.
Follow the directions regarding dosing. Eliminate onions, tomatoes, and garlic from your diet as these foods trigger heartburn. Also consider cut down on wheat and meat consumption and only eating grass feed beef.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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