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Is it okay to take omeprazole and probiotics together daily?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but

Omeprazole use over long-term can cause medical problems down the road--increases infections, bone loss etc.
..But if this is what you need, then you need it. It is ok to use both, however. In general, don't take meds if you don't have to. If you do, then regular follow-up with your doc who can help monitor you more closely and intervene when needed. Good luck.

In brief: Yes, but

Omeprazole use over long-term can cause medical problems down the road--increases infections, bone loss etc.
..But if this is what you need, then you need it. It is ok to use both, however. In general, don't take meds if you don't have to. If you do, then regular follow-up with your doc who can help monitor you more closely and intervene when needed. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Raffia Qutab
Take you probiotics first thing in the morning with water. wait 15 minutes before eating or drinking anything else. Stomach acids destroy the probiotics and they can only help only once they reach the gut.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr Qutab: Great tip!
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Yes

It is good to take a probiotic with omprezole or other products like that since they decrease the absorption of many minerals.

In brief: Yes

It is good to take a probiotic with omprezole or other products like that since they decrease the absorption of many minerals.
Dr. Seema Patel
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