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  • Omeprazole Side Effects? Light headed? Anxiety Attacks

    My Mother was experiencing severe pain across her ribs and back which the doctors say is indigestion but only now and again. She was put on Omeprazole about a month ago and after taking one in the morning she starts to feel light headed, dizzy and generally unwell. She then seems to panic about it...

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  • Taking Omeprisole and getting leg cramps

    Hi, I have been prescribed 1 month of Omeprizole 40mg and 1 month at 20mg to deal with acid reflux. I have been taking the higher dose now for 5 days and i am getting a cramp-like pain in my calf muscle on one side. It is most noticeable when sitting or in bed at night. It seems less noticeable when...

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  • Dry mouth with Omeprazole

    Hi, all. I've been on a long period of naproxen due to Morton's Neuroma in both my feet. To reduce the risk of stomach problems associated with naproxen, I was prescribed omeprazole.  It's been over three months of omeprazole and naproxen. I have a constant dry mouth, lips and eyes,...

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  • Omperazole for gastritis

    I'm in extreme pain left rib and surrounding it both arms shoulders and now pain radiating into back had chest X-ray bloods done bloods clear except two liver tests I have autoimmune hepititis I've been like this for several weeks having to go to a n e twice in five days due to extreme pain was...

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  • 20MG of Omeprazole

    I was diagnosed with gastritis and my doc prescribed 150mg of Zantac. Went back to doc and while the Zantac has helped some it hasn't helped fully. So she prescribed omeprazole. I go for an ultrasound of my gallbladder Thursday. But I wanted to ask for some personal experiences using this medication. 

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  • 20 years on omeprazole...need help coming off!!

    Hi,  I'm 47 and have been taking omeprazole for the best part of 20 years. I recently discovered that the recommendation (by those wonderful/caring people at the pharmaceuticals!) is 14 days so yep, really need to come off em!! Originally diagnosed with reflux oesophogatis (probably didn't...

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  • Lpr and dry mouth

    I have a problem for about a year or just over. It started with slight slurring on a daily basis. But then it gradually became more chronic. No other symptoms as such. The more chronic this became the more the anxiety built up anyway after just getting on with life. I thought this is not getting better....

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  • Long term use of Omeprazole

    Hello, I am a long term user of this medicine and wanted to share my experience of this medicine and my condition which was diagnosed some 15 years ago. I was diagnosed with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), I have for many years suffered with diahorea stomach bloating and general pain and discomfort...

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  • Hair loss

    I'm so glad to have found this forum! I have always had fine hair but lots of it. I've been on Omeprazole for about 3 years for a hiatus hernia and now have thin straggly hair. Going to my GP tomorrow, although don't holc out much hope for any action.

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  • I've been on omeprazole for two weeks

    And so far I've only had general fatigue and maybe some headaches. I read the FDA says to only take it for two weeks but the cardiac specialist I saw said 3 months and my doctor said 2-4 weeks. I stopped after week 2 and it's been like 4 days now. It did help my shortness of breath feeling alot...

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  • 14 days and no relief

    i have been using omeprazole  for the last 14 days i still wake up with acid in my chest area which brings severe burning pain  .during the day i am fine, should i keep using it or look to some other reason for my issues

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  • Omeprazole dosage

    I have been on 20mg daily for a few years now but recently my IBS has got worse...coughing in bed from reflux, discomfort al the time, bad diarrhea. and my doctor I saw this morning said I could take 2 a day.  I never thought to ask at the time but  does anyone take 2 x 20mg a day? And if so,...

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  • Hair loss

    Hi, I've been taking Omerprozrole since April, I have been loosing my hair and now I've got a few bald bits and my hair is gone very thin, has ayone else experienced this problem

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  • Massive weight gain and long term Omeprazole

    Hi all I have been taking Omeprazole 40mg for 13 years now as I have barrets osephagus (not nice) as well as gord. over the past few years i have managed to put on 6 six stone, I have done slimming world, and and currently on an NHS programme, I keep a food diary, calorie check, and exercise regualrly,...

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  • Weaning of Omeprazole

    Dear all, I need help in weaning of Omeprazole. I have been a 20Mg a day user since 2002 and the last 5 years have been hell. I am now at the point that I really need to get off this drug, whatever my GP is saying. Does anyone have any tips and suggestions on how they got off the pills. The daily symptoms...

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  • omeprazole

    i was prescribed omeprazole for possible acid reflux causing bronchial spasms.  i cannot describe the hellish experience i had taking it.  after being on it for a week, i began to have nightmarish panic.  i have had anxiety and depression in my life, but this medication took it to another...

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  • acid reflux

    i use nutri advanced SIMILASE herbal enzymes as i have  small hiatus hernia which can cause acid reflux after too late evening meal . Omeprazole is an acid inhibitor which inhibits the necessary acid we need to digest properly. merely gave me bloated stomach and constipation

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  • Stomach ache withdrawal from omeprazole

    Hi everyone I have recently gone cold turkey on omeprazole I am experiencing terrible stomach ache and acid reflux worse than what I had prior to commencing the medication. Has anyone else experienced this. Thank you in advance for your comments. Jax x

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  • Sudden onset indigestion/acid reflux - gone in 5 months

    I hope this is the optimistic upbeat post someone is looking for. I'm writing it because there was nothing similar for me when I suddenly (overnight) developed acid reflux (acid high in the throat, rather than the mid chest pain). I'm not overweight, stressed etc. In fact, I'm vegetarian...

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  • Warnings about Omeprazole

    For those of you who are just starting to take omeprazole, please stop and find other alternatives!!! I have endured so much agony from this medication since I first started taking it last year. You might feel better initially but if you take it for longer than 2 weeks, you will find it extremely difficult,...

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  • Omeprazole stomach pain ?

    Hi I'm 27 male uk.i got told I had gastritis beginning of march,so I got tested for hpylori and tested positive so I started the antibiotics two weeks course at the end of march.ive been omeprazole since that finished and I'm still getting bad stomach pains mainly upper left side under ribs and...

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  • Omeprazole side effects and rebound

    Hello, I was given omeprazole as part of a treatment for helicobacter about a year ago, but my gp recommended I stay on the tablets at 20mg per day for the foreseeable future. She believed I had gastritis but I have not had an endoscopy or formal diagnosis. Anyway, despite the omeprazole, I have been...

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  • Omeprazole and Dizziness

    Last Friday I was diagnosed with Duodenitits and Gastritis, which I have had a gnawing and sore feeling in my epigastric region for months now. The doctor perscribed Omeprazole 40mg in the morning and Ranitidine 300mg at night... I started taking the ranitidine Friday night and the Omeprazole the next...

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  • Omeprazole side effects

    I've just started 20mg omeprazole for suspected stomach ulcer. How long do side effects last. Feeling nauseous, shaky and exhausted. Are these normal side effects

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  • Can I temporarily up my dose to 80mg?

    Hi all. I've been on omeprazole for as long as I can remember (probably like 5 years now?) I'm 17. I have really bad acid reflux, to which in the process of elimination I found I am lactose intolerent (this is irrelevent here however). So I've been perhaps a week without it because I forgot...

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  • CHEST PAIN CAN IT BE RELATED TO TAKING OMEPRAZOLE

    WAS DIAGNOSED WITH GERD/GORD OVER 18 MONTHS AGO. WAS GIVEN DIFFRENT ANTI ACID MEDS. NOHTING WORKED. HAD AN ENDOSCOPY AND WAS FOUND TO HAVE A 4CM HIATAL HERNIA. WAS GIVEN OMEPRAZOEL TO REDUCE THE ACID PRODUCTION IN STOMACH. HAVE BEEN TAKING 20MG TWICE A DAY SINCE MID JULY. FELT WORSE AND WAS HAVING CHEST...

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  • Just started omeprazole, foods still bothering me.

    I've been taking omeprazole for almost a week in a 20 mg dose once a day, and I'm wondering when I might be able to start eating trigger foods without experiencing reflux or heartburn.  So far, the medication seems to be easing it a bit, but I still can't drink even a small cup of coffee...

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  • Omeprazole and side effects?

    I have been on Omeprazole for 6 months. In the last 2 months I have experienced chills, night sweats,body aches( especially my knees), extreme thirst and very low energy. Has anybody experienced any of these side effects? I have been to my Dr. and have had full bloodwork done and he cannot find anything...

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  • Omeprazole help, how to stop taking it.

    Hello, I'm a 31 year old man and have been taking omeprazol, lanzoprazole etc for about 5 years. I was originally prescribed them for foods causing me heart burn. The doc gave me them with amoxaciline (sorry my spelling isn't great) for a stomach bug! Initially for 2 weeks a high dose of 60mg....

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  • Proton Pump causes joint pain

    I have been suffering from severe joint pain for years. Doctors and specialist put this down to arthritis, but they were wrong.  The cause was Omeperazole causing Vitamin B12 deficiency.  It was easily corrected by taking a high dose of Vitamin B12.  Within a week, pains in foot, back,...

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  • Aches and pains

    I wonder if anyone has experienced any pains a little like you get when you have over exercised , mainly in the buttock, hip and hamstring area?.  I was prescribed omprazole for LPR only 5 days ago  and am now in agonizing pain especially in my hip and upper leg area ???

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