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Nexium

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Omeprazole

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Other Names: Prilosec   Losec   Omez   Omeprazole Magnesium
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 59,830 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 36,213 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (brand names Zoleri, Nexium, Lucen, Esopral Axagon in Italy, Nexiam in Belgium and South Africa Sompraz and Esomac in India) developed and marketed by AstraZeneca ... Read more on Wikipedia
Omeprazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is o... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rose
April 2, 2014
Rose wrote
Shakiness, tremors
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January 4, 2014
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Omaperazole 20mg has caused sudden increase in fasting blood sugar
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December 17, 2013
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omeprazole
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By Chris
August 2, 2013
Chris wrote
Drowsiness and Prilosec
my husband has been prescribed this medication, but the pills are on 20 mg @, and dosage varies from 1 every other day to 1 per day, depending on the severity of GERD.
suzych  |  December 22, 2013
I have the same experience, after three days of using omeprazole, i became feeling weak alongwith with sleepiness. Not being able to make myself awake, eventhough i have been sleeping for more than 12 hours. I stopped using the medicine, still i have Drowsiness but little reduced
jamshid  |  December 17, 2013
Please take small dose of OMEZ. Later everything will be OK.
Raveendran  |  August 27, 2013
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What patients are saying about Nexium vs. Omeprazole

1,306 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Should I consider changing the omeprazole to say Nexium
...was prescribed omeprazole 20 mg a day ...I was prescribed omeprazole 20 mg a day for GERD by a doctor in China. Worked well with no side effects for about 6 mo ...consider changing the omepra...
me on to 40mg Nexium as he says this is better as Omeprazole...
...been on Omeprazole (20mg) for over 2 ...my doctor just recently changed me on to 40mg Nexium as he says this is better as Omeprazole can limited the vitimins,...
from brand Nexium to generic omeprazole for treating my...
...I had zero issues when I transitioned from brand to generic. I had far more issues, that lasted close to a month, transitioning from brand Nexium to generic omeprazole for treating my GERD...
(i.e. nexium not covered and switch to omeprazole and we...
...pharmacists: When we annotate prescriptions in intercom plus (i.e. nexium not covered and switch to omeprazole and we annotate the Rx in the computer), is...
i've taken omeprazole for years and didn't realise it could...
...taken omeprazole for years ...used to take nexium (ezomeprazole) for my reflux but our surgery changed everyone over to omeprazole as it's cheaper. nexium worked bett...
I recently changed from Nexium to Omeprazole and think I...
...due to really bad acid reflux. I recently changed from Nexium to Omeprazole and think I made a ...a big difference. I have also been dealing with back pain, arm, hand and wrist...
gone away at all. my doc wants to switch me to nexium...
...started on omeprazole last week and my anxiety is SO much worse - i can't decide if it's because of the meds or because my heartburn really hasn't gone away at all. my doc wants to switch me to...
when the GP changed my prescription to a generic omeprazole...
...sickness until I was prescribed Nexium 7 years ago. I have not been sick since. I found that when the GP changed my prescription to a generic omeprazole it was not as effective as Nexium - I now...
Has anyone switched from Omeprazole to Nexium? To cut a...
...to nexium Hello there Has anyone switched from Omeprazole to Nexium? To cut a long ...and feel terrible everyday. Omeprazole worked as far as ...now been changed to Nexium although I have...
about switching from Nexium to Omeprazole... does that...
...it said something about switching from Nexium to Omeprazole... does that even make sense? ...they should start on the Nexium? Am I wrong for thinking...
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