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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Omeprazole vs Pepcid AC

Omeprazole
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Pepcid AC
Other name: Prilosec Prilosec
Other name: Pepcid Pepcid
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.3
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for GERD
4.1
Concern level
2.5
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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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Burning
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Weight Gain
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Allergies
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Depression
4
Dizzy
3
Insomnia
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Sickness
3
Diabetes
2
Arthritis
2
Exhausted
2
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8
Weight Gain
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Heart Attack
2
Depression
2
Dizzy
1
Diabetes
1
Rash
1
Migraines
1
Loss of Appetite
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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About Omeprazole
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...
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" 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... "

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Pepcid AC). Then, I took Lansprazole - and that worked for...
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" I have had gastritis (off and on) for ...or 4 years. First, I took Omeprazole - and that worked for about two years. ...acting up, I also take Pepcid AC). Then, I took Lansprazole - and that worked for a... "

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AC because it was causing sleep disturbances on me. It...
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" I started having acid reflux symptoms over 2 months ...a gastroenterologist.   I am taking Aciphex in the morning and Omeprazole at night.  The Omeprazole was changed to Pepcid AC because it was causing... "

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reflux the entire time I was on it. I'm back on Omeprazole...
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" 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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aking Pepcid AC before I got this Omeprazole prescription a...
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" Hi, I was taking Pepcid AC before I got this Omeprazole prescription and ...side effects. I am quitting the Omeprazole completely today without stepping down the dose, because the side effects are... "

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compounds, I use Omeprazole or Pantoprazole depending on...
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" ...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.

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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...
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" ...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....
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" ...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... "

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to get pregnant so I am weaning myself off the Omeprazole...
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" ...Bile Reflux and gastritis. I was put on Omeprazole 40mg for 8 weeks ...My husband and i want to get pregnant so I am weaning myself off the Omeprazole taking it every 3 rd day and taking Pepcid AC in... "

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