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Which drug has less side effects than Omeprazole?

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Question: What drug has less side effects than omeprazole?
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
H2 blockers.

Detailed Answer:
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Have gone through your details and I appreciate your concerns.
As per your query answer is-
H2 blockers like Ranitidine or Famotidine has less side effects as compared to proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole. It block the action of histamine at the histamine H₂ receptors of the parietal cells in the stomach hence overproduction of acid is reduced.
However efficiency of H2 blocker in controlling the symptoms is also less as compared to proton pump inhibitors.

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist
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Which drug has less side effects than Omeprazole?

Brief Answer: H2 blockers. Detailed Answer: Hi, Have gone through your details and I appreciate your concerns. As per your query answer is- H2 blockers like Ranitidine or Famotidine has less side effects as compared to proton pump inhibitors like Omeprazole. It block the action of histamine at the histamine H₂ receptors of the parietal cells in the stomach hence overproduction of acid is reduced. However efficiency of H2 blocker in controlling the symptoms is also less as compared to proton pump inhibitors. Regards, Dr. Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist