What is Omeprazole?

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, laryngopharyngeal reflux, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is one of the most widely prescribed drugs internationally.

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Yes, I had a heart attach 19 years ago, about five years ago I saw another heart dr because my was out of town, this dr. put me on omeprazole and...

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Hello.If you are taking medication that can cause digestive bleeding (aspirin, blood thinners, anti-inflammatory) Omeprazole use is necessary.

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Hi, I've been taking omeprazole 40 mg, for some time now...but I still have the problem with acid reflux...occasionally and very bad case of...

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Hi. Omeprazole helps to reduce acidity and not the reflux. You need to get added medicines for the reflux. The pain in your low-back, spine and hip...

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My doctor has concluded after my endoscopy that I should treat my acid reflex with omeprazole 40 mg as needed. I may take it for only one day, if...

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Hi. The answer to your question depends somewhat on what your doctor saw during endoscopy. However taking Omeprazole to treat acid reflux to very...

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