Omeprazole Side Effects

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  1. link Cinlog
    Omeprazole little red bumps, back of my neck, dermatologist, rash, heartburn
    I developed a severe rash one week after stopping Omeprazole. It started on my chest and the back of my neck then spread to my arms, sides, stomach and legs. The dermatologist said it is not related to Omeprazole but I think she is wrong. I have had - 43% more...
    Cinlog- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  2. link Scwidmeyer
    Omeprazole prilosec, heart palpitations, omerprazole, muscle spasms, night sweats
    I have been taking Prilosec for several years without any side effects..My husband picked up script for me at pharmacy. They were out of Prilosec and filled script with Omerprazole. I have been taking this med for about a month now. Recently I have n - 48% more...
    Scwidmeyer- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  3. link Teresa1964
    Look up all azoles.....I had a reaction to omerprazole, then one year later my son had a terrible reaction to metronidazole. There must be a common denominator ....all antifungals?
    Teresa1964- over a year ago
  4. link Y_lime
    Omeprazole is Prilosec. Either something else is causing it or MAYBE there is a different filler in this generic brand that isn't in the very pricey original, you could look up ingredients differences and see if people have reactions to any of them b - 61% more...
    Y_lime- over a year ago
  5. link Joseph1015
    Omeprazole mg aspirin, black stools, clear eyes, extreme pain, left eye
    It is amazing the information given by others taking Omeprazole. Let me tell you my story: I am a very healthy guy in my early seventies. Never took medication except for a 81 mg aspirin each morning. My vision was very good, except for some itching - 80% more...
    Joseph1015- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  6. link Brialauren
    Omeprazole excess stomach acid, numbness in the fingers, stomach ulcer, hiatus hernia, psychological stress
    Hello all, What awful experiences some of you have been having. Each letter I read seemed to have a couple of common threads and I want to make some points which might be helpful. Almost all of the factors described can be caused by the reflux itself - 92% more...
    Brialauren- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Omeprazole
  7. link Brialauren
    Hello again, No I don't work for a drugs company! Drugs can have side effects of course, but please note that the side effects I pointed out can all also be caused by the reflux itself. I was hoping another viewpoint might make people look at things - 63% more...
    Brialauren- over a year ago
  8. link Eddie423
    Do you work for a drug company? The side effects of this drug are horrible and to say that it is anything else is wrong. There is a study being done now because of all the people having these side effects. This is a drug that is worse than the acid r - 25% more...
    Eddie423- over a year ago
  9. link Mfujimoo
    Omeprazole lisinopril, rib cage, prilosec, gastritis, diarrhea
    I had a laprascopic appendectomy 4 weeks from today. After a week and a half I started to have pain under the left rib cage, diarrhea. MD thought I had a bit of gastritis so he put me on prilosec (20mg twice a day). The only other med I was originall - 56% more...
    Mfujimoo- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  10. link Vickyh

    I think if you don't stop suddenly and taper off like any other medication it should be fine. Try taking it every other day for about two weeks, then every third day, and so on until you can stop. It took a while to build up in your system and will t - 18% more...
    Vickyh- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  11. link Tori1951
    Omeprazole scary experience, horrible pain, hoarseness, prilosec, heart disease
    I have been having coughing, hoarseness and generally feeling bad. I had also noticed increased heartburn. I tried Prilosec for the first time last night and had a very scary experience. Within 30 minutes , I had horrible pain in my chest that radiat - 54% more...
    Tori1951- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  12. link Sickofbigpharm
    Omeprazole meds, zoloft, fatigue, bottom line, good luck
    I was fine until last Christmas when I started losing my voice on a regular basis. I was told it was LPR and GERD. I was then given omeprazole, since that time I have more and more fatigue, tightness in my chest, difficulty breathing and palpitations - 86% more...
    Sickofbigpharm- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  13. link Cuzworld
    Omeprazole excess gas
    Was prescribed omeprazole for lpr. Helped w/symptoms but started burping a lot. Anyone else burp a lot w/this drug?
    Cuzworld- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  14. link Carphia
    I Have been taking it for about a month now, and yes I also have experienced a lot of belching and excess gas with this pill, which I am assuming it is a side effect?
    Carphia- over a year ago
  15. link Lisaps1
    Omeprazole hair loss hair, loss of libido, thyroid disorder, dollar work, cervical cancer
    When I had current symptoms, I was dismissed and prescribed 20mg Omeprazole. My symptoms worsened. Bloating, fullness (whether I ate or not), fatigue, chest pains, night coughing, left hand cramping, hair loss, hair coarseness, loss of libido, hoarse - 79% more...
    Lisaps1- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Omeprazole
  16. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    This medicine is like most medicines it can poison us. people are being poisoned without actually realising it. I was taking up to 120 mgs losec on a bad day. When I ceased taking statins and blood pressure medicine 3 months later I had no need for g - 67% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  17. link Disgruntled46
    I'm very sorry to hear the traumatic time you are having with Omeprazole and sympathise, but also glad it's not just me that thought I was being paranoid. I have been taking Omeprazole for about 12 weeks now, after being told by my surgery that the o - 87% more...
    Disgruntled46- over a year ago
  18. link Mygranmyangel
    I have been taking Omeprazole for about a year and never had any problems until about a month ago. I started feeling tightness in my chest, I have been waking up all hours of the night (very little sleep). and swelling in my fingers, along with rapid - 49% more...
    Mygranmyangel- over a year ago
  19. link Anneuk12
    Hello, Im really sorry to hear about how you are feeling, I had chest pains and palpitations around three months ago and thought there was something seriously wrong, so I know what it feel like to go to sleep thinking the worst. My experience may not - 85% more...
    Anneuk12- over a year ago
  20. link Mommywithagerdkid
    Omeprazole poor choices, carditis, zantac, gingerbread man, little kid
    Okay everyone, I need help. I have read all these posts and I am beginning to think I am not some crazy mom. My son is has just turned 5 in November has been on Prilosec since August. before that he was on Prevacid off and on his whole life. When I s - 88% more...
    Mommywithagerdkid- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Omeprazole
  21. link Brialauren
    Hello, I do hope things have improved for you. I'm afraid I'm not a Dr and have no authority on this, but just wonder if the dosages are a bit high. I'm not sure what the equivalent measurements are but I sometimes take omeprazole at 20mg as an adult - 84% more...
    Brialauren- over a year ago
  22. link Jacquibehar
    Omeprazole stomach cramps, uncomfortable feelings, high blood pressure, sense of taste, aromas
    I take several medicines for high blood pressure and recently Omeprazole. I was happy that this controlled my reflux , but I didn't know that it was the cause of the rest of my uncomfortable feelings. I was blaming the other drugs I was taking and my - 70% more...
    Jacquibehar- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Omeprazole
  23. link Marlena
    Having just had a colonoscopy, Indoscopy, with not much found the conclusion was that my anti-inflammatory was causing 'some' irritation to my stomach but not that much....and now they have me taking omeprazole in the morning before breakfast. Since - 41% more...
    Marlena- over a year ago
  24. link Flutterbug
    Omeprazole daily headaches, something wrong, medication, little time, bloatedness
    I have been taking Omeprazole for two weeks. About one week into it, I started getting daily headaches that would start shortly after waking up and last all day. I am dizzy all day and seem to have trouble focusing my eyes . I was starting to get wor - 47% more...
    Flutterbug- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  25. link Jock19mac
    Hi, I have exactly the same symtoms and stopped taking motillium and omeprazole last thursday(27th may,2009) as all week excruciating headaches, dizziness, you name, it was scary. Called my GP and stopped them straight away. Today sunday(30th May) bi - 53% more...
    Jock19mac- over a year ago
  26. link Robscottish
    Omeprazole dizziness blurred vision, throat lumps, food poisening, reproductive organs, skin rash
    down to food poising-i've been taking OMEPRAZOLE now for roughly 10years (faithfully) and haven't really thought about side effect's .Anything i've noticed i've just put down to getting older - now 43 year's old. i was taken off the register from the - 73% more...
    Robscottish- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  27. link Phister
    Omeprazole dry heaves, high blood pressure, pepcid, chest pains, anyone noticed that
    I have been taking some form of acid inhibitors for about 15 years. I started out with Pepcid when it was still a prescription. From that time on, I have developed anxiety, impotence, chest pains (with multiple trips to the ER and several calls to th - 73% more...
    Phister- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  28. link Mark1970
    Yes. Doctors, specialists are business partners with drug companies. Keep reading the blogs and make jusdgements from other people experiences. Never trust your doctor since they receive kick backs from drug companies. Mark.
    Mark1970- over a year ago
  29. link Markinsc
    Omeprazole strict diet, thoughts and prayers, herbal supplements, medical industry, search the web
    I took prescription grade / level prilosec for 19 1/2 years and developed a long list of side effects, all of which went away once I quit taking it about two years ago. Every doctor who has ever treated me, including my latest gastro doctor, who I tr - 80% more...
    Markinsc- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  30. link Jock19mac
    Hi, I have been on motillium amd omeprazole now for nearly 2 weeks for acid reflux and getting more unwell by the day. Have had severe headaches,nausia and more so agitated and anxious. I have called the doctor today and i have stopped taking them. H - 50% more...
    Jock19mac- over a year ago
  31. link Miranda01
    Omeprazole massive heart attack, hydrochlorothiazide, heart attack, cramps, headaches
    Omeprazole can this drug cause someone to have a massive heart attack and die?? My best friends father was prescribed this medicine and was taking it almost 1 year...he had his prescription refilled may 18,2010 told his "md" he was experien - 48% more...
    Miranda01- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  32. link Gabrip01
    Omeprazole dizziness, h pylori bacteria, achilles tendon, vitamin d deficiency, acid reflux
    I have been taking omeprazole daily for about 10 months now due to complications caused from h-pylori bacteria, etc. Prior to being diagnosed with these gastric issues, all I took daily was an allergy med and vitamins. My blood pressure was always re - 83% more...
    Gabrip01- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Omeprazole
  33. link Gabrip01
    I wanted to let everyone know that I have been off of the omeprazole completely for almost a month now (see my original posting of symptoms 4/26/10), and I am a new person! Although I have been afraid to completely stop the blood pressure meds, I am - 74% more...
    Gabrip01- over a year ago