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Omeprazole

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, which is a group of drugs used to treat conditions that result from too much acid production in the stomach. Omeprazole is used for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis, gastric ulcers, Helicobacter pylori infection, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

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I have recurring GERD. Please suggest medications.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a nurse. I had throat burning sensation, nausea, chest pain, feeling of a full stomach, nausea, and reflux symptoms one month ago and the doctor advised me for lifestyle modifications. I stopped coffee, I am sleeping for two hours after dinner and I am eating non-spicy food. I was...  Read Full »


Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems you have GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease), GERD which is the cause of your symptoms. GERD occurs when stomach acid or the stomach content flows back into your food pipe. The backwash irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes heartburn, chest...  Read Full »

What is the permanent solution to cure GERD?

Query: Dear Doctor, Is GERD curable through medicines permanently? If yes, kindly prescribe the medicines. I have consulted many doctors and taken tablets, but after a few days it is troubling again. Please prescribe some permanent solution to this.  Read Full »


Dr. E. Venkata Ramana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) can be treated effectively with medications like omeprazole, pantoprazole, and with combination of prokinetic drugs like domperidone. In addition to drugs, the modification of life style is important such as: Eating small quant...  Read Full »

I have GERD. Can you suggest any treament?

Query: Hello Doctor, I have been suffering from stomach ulcer for the past 2 years. Till now the ulcer was not severe, but since few days I have been having stomach pain everytime after having food. Doctor diagnosed that, I have GERD. But even then I faced GERD problems rarely. But for the past 3 weeks ...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At the age of 24 year it is unlikely that you have ulcer in the stomach. It could be GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) that is causing all these symptoms, but after long time it may cause ulcer. If you are not responding to PPIs (Proton-Pump Inhibitors) then it co...  Read Full »

Can I continue to do judo while on Apixaban for prevention of DVT?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male. Currently on Apixaban for the prevention of DVT. My does 2.5 mg tablets to take one twice daily from last year. Now the questions I would like to ask are as follows, 1. Can I still do Judo while taking this medication? 2. If the risk of excessive bleeding is to...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. The cause for deep vein thrombosis should be searched. The genetic cause includes prothrombin gene mutation, factor V Leiden mutation, protein C and S deficiency, etc. It can be tested in a nearby laboratory in your place. In your area, mostly doctor prescription n...  Read Full »

Can a combination of Aleve and Goody's induce stomach upset?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had a migraine, so I took two tablets of Aleve. It did not work, so I took Goody's powder, but the pain was still there, so I took another one. The migraine pain has gone, but my stomach seems to be upset.  Read Full »


Dr. Jeremy David O' Kennedy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your headache. Aleve (Naproxen) and Goody's powder (combination of Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine) both contain NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Piroxicam, Diclofenac, etc. Although NSAIDs ...  Read Full »

My back and stomach aches continue despite medicine intake. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe stomach pain and also back pain. I am currently taking Pantoprazole, Omeprazole, and Ciprofloxacin. But no relief. So please suggest some alternative to solve this issue.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. From what you have mentioned, I suppose you have peptic ulcer disease. I suggest that you take the following: Capsule Omeprazole 20 mg twice a day for 30 days. Capsule Mebeverine 200 mg twice a day for 30 days....  Read Full »

I have GERD and suffer from abdominal pain that is ineffective to medications. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female suffering from abdominal pain. I was diagnosed a year ago with GERD. I took Prazole, Omeprazole, and Nexium but nothing happened. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Where exactly in the abdomen you are having pain, is it upper or lower, right or left? Do you have any nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or white discharge? We should try to rule out other causes as well. It can still be ...  Read Full »

What causes the feeling of something stuck in the chest?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 56 years old, my height is 5'8, and my weight 143 pounds. I feel like something is always stuck in my chest. I have had EKG, chest X-ray, and EGD procedure that showed I had a small hernia and my LES was somewhat open, and they used forceps to close it with good success. I was pr...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing to us. I studied your case you have described everything in detail. There can be various factors that need to be closed in your case. If you have it for long, then it has become chronic GERD. In chronic GERD, mainly the normal tissue or layer is c...  Read Full »

Can I consume Omeprazole while breastfeeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am nursing a 2 month old, and I was told that I need to take Omeprazole. I have gallstones. So, my question is, is it safe to take 40 mg Omeprazole once daily while breastfeeding? My PCP says I should not, but the baby's pediatrician said it is alright. So, I am not sure what to do.  Read Full »


Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Every drug taken by the mother will affect the baby. Omeprazole has fewer side effects, but it is not thoroughly studied for a breastfeeding mother. So, it is best that you take it on and off. Gallstones do not necessarily require Omeprazole. I suggest you avoid takin...  Read Full »

Can respiratory tract obstruction cause breathing difficulty?

Query: Hello,I am a 37-year-old female. suffering from chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps and currently taking nasal steroid drops, an oral antihistamine, vitamin D capsules, and OmeprazoleI have had a history of rhinitis or polyps for the past 14 years, it is treated with daily nasal steroids drops if sev...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay. B. K.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis can lead to upper airway obstruction that can start from the nose itself although you are on steroid drops, there will be minimal polyposis in the nose which could have been picked up as upper ...  Read Full »

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