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How long the OCID can be taken ?

i am taking ocid since long time in the interval of 6 month, one year when i need can i use this way?
Asked On : Mon, 23 May 2011
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Hello bina;
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Ocid is omeprazole an antacid or proton pump inhibitor to block excess acid production in stomach so is used for acidity;gastritis and gastric or duodenal ulcer.It is supposed to be used for specific period and long term used without major complaints and without recommendation by a doctor should be avoided.The common side effects are constipation;nausea;rash;malaise joint pain;altered liver enzymes;and decrease in white blood cells.Please stop taking it and consult a doctor if you aresuffering from acidity or related problem and take proper medicines in full course if the doctor advises.
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