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Omeprazole

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Other Names: Prilosec   Losec   Omez   Omeprazole Magnesium

Pantoprazole

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Other Names: Protonix
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 36,213 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Pantoprazole (sold under various brand names including Somac, Pantoloc, Protium, Pantecta, Protonix, and Pantoheal) is a proton pump inhibitor drug that inhibits gastric acid secretion... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rose
April 2, 2014
Rose wrote
Shakiness, tremors
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By Srikanth
January 4, 2014
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Omaperazole 20mg has caused sudden increase in fasting blood sugar
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omeprazole
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August 2, 2013
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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 Omeprazole vs. Pantoprazole

442 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
azithromycin? Pantoprazole differs from Omeprazole in its...
...of action of pantoprazole, clorhexidine gluconate, azithromycin? Pantoprazole differs from Omeprazole in its pharmakokinetic...
been changed from Pantoprazole to Omeprazole because the...
...thought I'd start one! I've just been changed from Pantoprazole to Omeprazole because the Pantoprazole wasn't ...last time I went from Lansoprazole to Pantoprazole. I have IBS and Acid Reflux...
thus is less expensive to me and does the same as omeprazole...
Omeprazole has been changed from a ...My transplant doc changed me to pantoprazole which is a prescription drug and thus is less expensive to me and does the same as omeprazole (anti ulcer med)....
me stop). I used both omeprazole and pantoprazole. My wife...
Pantoprazole can also be used. I ...let me stop). I used both omeprazole and pantoprazole. My wife ...I got her to switch from omeprazole to pantoprazole to save a few...
to Omeprazole that I find works much better. Pantaprazole....
...to Omeprazole that I find works much ...as Omeprazole!!) I was taking Omeprazole for 3 months with no effect (at all, no side effects, nothing) and was switched to Pantaprazole. Two days...
when I changed insurance companies (I was on pantoprazole...
Omeprazole Eczema, stress, skin rash, pantoprazole, ...to Omeprazole when I changed insurance companies (I was on pantoprazole with no issues). I now find myself suffering with skin rash,...
PPI due to less evidence for this interaction vs omeprazole...
...as well, but we are switching to pantoprazole as our formulary PPI due to less evidence for this interaction vs omeprazole. I haven't looked at ...the PPI is omeprazole. Even then...I don't...
omeprazole, it was then changed to pantoprazole 40mg...
...to this, and to was on 20mg 2xdaily omeprazole, it was then changed to pantoprazole 40mg 2xdaily and since then *she says whilst touching wood* i have had no problems, maybe a chat with...
have this symptom. The doctor switched me to Pantoprazole...
...Omeprazole and when it started making my skin smell like plastic, I quit it. I was on 40 mg daily. When I was on 20 mg daily I didn't have this symptom. The doctor switched me to Pantopraz...
then a few years ago switched me to 40mg of Omeprazole...
...few years ago switched me to 40mg of Omeprazole. When I was first put on stomach medication, I could eat pretty much anything with it. About 2 years ago, I started having major ...Omeprazole...
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