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Prilosec long-term use

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Dr.  Manjeth Kumar G MD

I am interested in the long term negative effects of using prilosec ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manjeth Kumar G ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja MD

Hello: I am a 53 year old man and suffer from GERD. I have been on Prilosec for 5-6 years and it does work for me, but I still have to take antacids a few times throughout the day after I eat. I did ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

. I used a coupon outside of my insurance for several months and paid $150, but now the coupon is not being accepted. I spoke with my Gastroenterologist and he recommended Prilosec , however when I look ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Alexander H. Sheppe MD

I take a generic form of Prilosec are there any side affects for long term? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

long term. I have been taking it ever since with no problems. However, I have read a lot lately on the dangers of taking this drug long term. Do you have any suggestions for me? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.  Mohammed Taher Ali MD

this cause bad bones with the long term? He had spine surgery already and we are wondering if his bones ...Sure , Just need to know the husband has been on prilosec for 19 + years. HAd a surgery ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.       Honey Arora MD

HI, I used to have heartburn and I took Prilosec for remedy. Recently, I have developed new symptoms. As long as I eat food I feel OK, but after 1-2 hours after meals, I feel something is stuck in my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr. Vaddadi Suresh MD

I have heartburn which is relieved by a daily dose of Prilosec, what are the dangers of long term use of this drug? I also take Linsinopril/Hct and Zocor and synthroid and Allegra every day. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaddadi Suresh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Albana Sejdini MD

all symptoms back and he doesn t think it is safe to take it long term. do you have another suggestion ...I was told by my dr. to take this medication (prilosec), but only for one month. When i ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

stay on Prilosec forever? Concerned about long-term effect. ... on Prilosec 20mg. Stopped daily caffeine diet soft drinks (24-32 oz a day at that time) and changed diet. Have ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr. Vjollce Mbiarra MD

Hi! Prilosec should be used on an empty stomach,while cipro should be used after meal every 12 hours.

Dr. R.A. Singh MD

Hi, Thanks for writing your query. Prilosec contains Omeprazole an antacid(proton pump inhibitor). It can be helpful in relief of symptoms from hiatus hernia. Glucosamine is usually used in treatment of...

Dr.   Pradeep Kumar Jain MD

Sometimes it takes a long duration(6-8 weeks after appropriate therapy) to get relief in symptoms.As all the investigations have been done already I assume ulcer also has been ruled out by Endoscopy.Continue the...