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Heartburn, also known as pyrosis or acid indigestion is a burning sensation in the chest, just behind the Human sternum or...
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Omeprazole vs Pepcid AC

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Other name: Prilosec (Prilosec)
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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...
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Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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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...
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Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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me, so I switched to Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) and...
" Pepcid AC never really did work for me, so I switched to Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) and it works just great.� As long as I take it everyday, I have no... "

reflux the entire time I was on it. I'm back on Omeprazole...
" I tried Pepcid AC. I didn't get any side effects from it. Then again, ...I was on it. I'm back on... "

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compounds, I use Omeprazole or Pantoprazole depending on...
" ...are very effective. I suffer from dyspepsia and acid reflux on ...managed with H2 blockers (chewable Pepcid AC max works best for me). On cycle, and depending ...on the compounds, I use Omeprazole or... "
November 10, 2014
Be very careful with these meds. It can cause polyps in the stomach with no symptoms. My daughter has millions of them and they don't have a treatment plan as of yet. It can turn to stomach
cancer. Hers are non malignant now but very scary.

go, but since last Sunday I have had new symptoms: burning...
" ...ribs. Not responding to omeprazole I was diagnosed with Barrett s Esophagus three years ago, but since last Sunday I have had new symptoms: burning acid reflux , pain ...helping. I have started taking... "

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Before I was on daily omeprazole and still took Pepcid...
" ...noticed that most of my acid reflux was gone. I've been gluten free now for almost six months and I only have a couple of days a month where I'm in enough pain to take some tums. Before I was on... "

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with either Pepcid AC or omeprezole I have no problems....
" ...be about my preferred level, when I am having too many loose stools I have to decrease, but I really start ...it was from all the medicines, but with either Pepcid AC or omeprezole I have no problems... "

ac, pepcid ac, all cause dizzyness.Any ideas or thoug...
" ...anyone help me? I had vestibular neuronitis (vertigo and dizzyness) a ...Before this I could take zantac or pepcid ac fine. These were the only ...Ive tried ginger, aloe vera, omeprazole, pariet, zantac,... "

so I switched to Pepcid AC which only worked for about...
" I was taking Zantac 75 and it didn't do much, so I switched to Pepcid AC which only worked for about a week. ...Tums tablet after each meal. Omeprazole is... "

see that you are taking Omeprazole. If you take this drug...
" Stinky, I see that you are taking Omeprazole. If you take this drug long term, it can ...of osteoporosis. I now use Pepcid AC. Just wanted to give you... "

gnificant GERD. I've been on Omeprazole for 1.5 weeks so f...
" Hi all, I've had pretty bad reflux for about a month. ...had significant GERD. I've been on Omeprazole for 1.5 weeks so far, ...symptoms were really bothering me. Kind of seems like Pepcid AC was the... "

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