Omeprazole

 

Omeprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. This medication helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Omeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).

 

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21st March 2017

No advice or side-effects

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21st March 2017

I took this drug after two very severe bouts of indigestion/heartburn. I continued to take it until I had a gastroscopy which proved completely negative. I have not had any repeat instances but would not hesitate to take it again should the condition reoccur.

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21st March 2017

This medication put a stop to unpleasant heartburn which l was regularly suffering from, due to having a small hernia.

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20th March 2017

No side effects ,easy to swallow.Medication required when taking anti inflammatory drug which I was prescribed for a week post operatively .

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16th March 2017

I take this both with Naproxen but also on its own for heartburn, it's very effective.


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