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Omeprazole is a medication often used to treat acid reflux, otherwise known as heart burn, effectively. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which reduces the amount of acid and decreases bouts of acid reflux.
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Read upWhat is Omeprazole? How do you take Omeprazole? Side effects of Omeprazole? Interactions with alcohol and food? Any interactions with other drugs? Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Omeprazole? Why should I take Omeprazole?
What is Omeprazole?
Omeprazole is a form of proton pump inhibitor, which works by reducing the amount of acid that your stomach produces. Omeprazole is often used to treat acid reflux.
How do you take Omeprazole?
Always take Omeprazole capsules exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has prescribed. If you are unsure, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking Omeprazole capsules.
You can take Omeprazole capsules with food or on an empty stomach.
Side effects of Omeprazole?
As with any form of medication, Omeprazole capsules have side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Omeprazole. Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Omeprazole capsules:
- Stomach pains
- Feeling/being sick
- Benign polyps in the stomach.
For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Omeprazole.
Interactions with alcohol and food?
There are no adverse effects when consuming alcohol when taking Omeprazole. There are no food interactions with Omeprazole.
Any interactions with other drugs?
Omeprazole should not be taken alongside any other forms of proton pump inhibitors.
Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Omeprazole?
You can NOT take Omeprazole if:
- You are allergic to any of the ingredients
- You are allergic to any other proton pump inhibitor
- You are taking medicine containing nelfinavir
Why should I take Omeprazole?
Omeprazole works to reduce the amount of acid that your stomach produces. Therefore, Omeprazole effectively reduces the symptoms of acid reflux.
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