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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 morning..
I was OK feeling until Wendsday at noon, so that would of been my 5th dose of Omeprazole and 6th of Ranitidine.
I suddenly around 11pm started feeling light headed then eyes started to feel tired had a hard time focusing on things and felt like I was going to fall over when standing for a little bit.
Went home ate lunch hoping that would help, it only got worse, started to have a tension head ache also. I took regular strength tylenol, which helped a little bit but not much, made the tension head ache less.
Today (Thursday) took the 6th dose of Omeprazole, and around the same time (11am) started to feel light headed again, but no where near as bad as yesterday.
Going with the timing, it seems like its Omeprazole that is making me light headed (there is no room spinning feeling, just feel weak and like I'm going to fall over). It seems like this lines up with the amount of time for it to get through the digestion phase and into my body. I'm taking it around 7 to 8am and feeling off around 11am to noon. I did not have this feeling for the first few days, but I know it takes a few days for PPI's to really start working on you.
Will this go away? I read a bunch of other places people having similar feelings but no one ever says if the lightheadedness / dizziness subsides as you get use to the drug.
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