Is Omeprazole An Antacid?

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Study: Long-Term Use of Antacids Can Interfere with Vitamin B12 Absorption
By Dorian Martin, Health Expert

  My 88-year-old father continually wakes up in the middle of the night with heartburn and takes a swig (or two) of the liquid antacid that he keeps by the side of the bed. I swear, I don’t think... Read more »

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is milk an antacid?
By DebraO

Does drinking milk help or hurt acid reflux Read more »

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Dr. Eisner Q&A #7
By Todd Eisner, Health Expert

Question #1: I have had a chronic cough and sore mouth for about a year. My teeth also feel like the enamel has gone. Last Christmas, I had a sinus infection and I've had a sore throat ever since. It... Read more »

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Allegra?
By Kathi MacNaughton, Health Expert

The quick answer to the question above is probably not, unless you're taking Allegra on an empty stomach and only with water.  You see, Allegra and fruit juice don't mix and neither does Allegra and... Read more »

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Acid Reflux Natural Treatment
By acidrefluxdiet

I used to take drugs regularly but in time I realised they were actually making me worse, getting other health problems. Years of antacids dependency left me depressed and almost broke.   Drugs only... Read more »

Health Guide

Calcium carbonate with magnesium antacid overdose overview

The combination of calcium carbonate and magnesium is commonly found in antacids, which are medicines that provide heartburn relief. Calcium carbonate with magnesium overdose occurs... Read more »

Calcium carbonate with magnesium antacid overdose treatment

Rolaids overdose; Antacids overdose Home Treatment Seek immediate medical help. Do NOT make a person throw up unless told to do so by poison control or a... Read more »

Calcium carbonate with magnesium overdose prevention

Rolaids overdose; Antacids overdose References Gratton MC, Werman HA. Peptic ulcer disease and gastritis. In: Tintinalli JE, Kelen GD, Stapczynski JS, Ma OJ,... Read more »

Gastritis treatment

Treatment depends on the specific cause. Some of the causes will disappear over time.You may need to stop taking aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or other medicines that may be causing... Read more »

Drug-induced diarrhea overview

Drug-induced diarrhea is loose, watery stools caused by certain medications.See also: DiarrheaAlternative NamesDiarrhea associated with medicationsCauses, incidence, and risk factorsNearly... Read more »

Medications

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Generic Name: OMEPRAZOLE DELAYED RELEASE TABLET - ORALPronounced: (oh-MEH-pruh-zole)Omeprazole Oral Uses Omeprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid... Read more »

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Generic Name: OMEPRAZOLE/SODIUM BICARBONATE - ORALPronounced: (oh-MEP-ra-zole/SOE-dee-um bye-KAR-bo-nate)Omeprazole-sodium Bicarbonate Oral Uses This medication is a combination of omeprazole and... Read more »