Omeprazole vs Omeprazole Magnesium

Omeprazole
(OTC)
Omeprazole Magnesium
(OTC)
Omeprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Omeprazole Magnesium is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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November 16, 2001
June 5, 2009
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
61,247 Discussions
171 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for GERD
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Gastritis
#6 for Indigestion
Omeprazole is approved for Reflux, GERD and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Heartburn
#3 for Reflux
Omeprazole Magnesium is approved for GERD, Heartburn and Reflux and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ome
Weight Gain
6
Burning
6
Weight Loss
4
Dizziness
3
Weakness
2
Itching
2
Rash
1
Palpitations
1
Anemia
1
Lump in throat
1
Ome
Burning
9
Diabetes
4
Fever
4
High Blood Pressure
4
Numbness
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Insomnia
4
Irritability
3
Weight Gain
3
Fever Chills
3
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Omeprazole
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Ome
Weight Gain
Ome
Ome
6
3
Burning
Ome
Ome
6
9
Weight Loss
Ome
Ome
4
0
Dizziness
Ome
Ome
3
0
Weakness
Ome
Ome
2
0
Itching
Ome
Ome
2
0
Rash
Ome
Ome
1
0
Palpitations
Ome
Ome
1
0
Anemia
Ome
Ome
1
0
Lump in throat
Ome
Ome
1
0
Burning
Ome
Ome
9
6
Diabetes
Ome
Ome
4
0
Fever
Ome
Ome
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Ome
Ome
4
0
Numbness
Ome
Ome
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ome
Ome
4
0
Insomnia
Ome
Ome
4
0
Irritability
Ome
Ome
3
0
Weight Gain
Ome
Ome
3
6
Fever Chills
Ome
Ome
3
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Omeprazole and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Omeprazole Magnesium and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Packet: 20 mg, 40 mg
Suspension: 2 mg/mL
Tablet: 20 mg
Suspension: 2.5 mg, 10 mg
Capsule: 20 mg
Tablet: 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Omeprazole , Omeprazole Magnesium
Omeprazole Magnesium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Omeprazole and Omeprazole Magnesium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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