Omeprazole Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Omeprazole by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Meljohnson
    Rapid & Hard Heart Beating
    My doctor put me on Omeprazole for acid reflux which causes a thick mucus in my throat. I run 20-30 miles a week, so I'm a healthy weight and size. Upon taking the Omeprazole, I began to get rapid heart beating during all hours of the day and night. - 45% more...
    Meljohnson- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  2. link Jfvolleygirl27
    How have you been since you got off of omeprazole and ranitidine? I have some sort of gastric problem and was put on ranitidine. I was doing fine for 2 weeks, missed a day, started it again, and then began having a rapid heart beat, palpitations, che - 49% more...
    Jfvolleygirl27- over a year ago
  3. link Aggitated
    The Zantac 150 had the same effect on me as the Prilosec. I am getting off all of it.
    Aggitated- over a year ago
  4. link Kirby
    Omeprazole gerd, unexplainable pain, miracle, stomach
    i started taking omepron 20 mg. last march 10 for GERD and today, march 29, i am still experiencing drowsiness, pain in the throat and back.sometimes i feel itchiness on my face.Could all of these be side effects of omeprazole?
    Kirby- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Omeprazole
  5. link Jong79
    i tried omepron as prescribed by my doctor and it's a miracle..it eases the burning pain on my stomach and it's a total relief from reflux though it's quite expensive compared to generics...but i would like to attest that generics (lasec) is also wor - 45% more...
    Jong79- over a year ago
  6. link Teresa983

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    Teresa983- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  7. link Mersault
    Omeprazole heart palpitations, anxiety attacks, blurred vision, headaches, asthma symptom
    I was taking 40mg of Omeprazole daily. I experienced some really bad side effects that I didn't know was from the Omeprazole until I stopped taking it. I was extremely lightheaded most of the time and I believe this product caused anxiety attacks , h - 42% more...
    Mersault- over a year ago - 43 Replies - in Omeprazole
  8. link Phister
    Aggitated-I don't think anyone knows how long this stuff stays in your system. I quit prilosec about 2 months ago, and the burning came back with a vengeance. I should have bought stock in TUMS. I've tried the aloe vera juice and the apple cider vine - 49% more...
    Phister- over a year ago
  9. link Aggitated
    I started Prilosec 3 months ago and a little over a month ago I started having terrible anxiety attacks, heart palpitations, and lightheadedness like no other. I have been off of it for a few days now and I feel better but I am still sooo lightheaded - 51% more...
    Aggitated- over a year ago
  10. link Phister
    Just wait until your blood pressure rises. You'll be placed on blood pressure meds for the rest of your life. The doctors WILL NOT admit that these acid blockers screw you up. I've been taking them for 15+ years now. Every single side effect that is - 56% more...
    Phister- over a year ago
  11. link Wantsthetruth
    my fiance started taking prilosec and within 3 days he was having severe anxiety attacks...he has never been prone to them before. Also difficulty with breathing (feeling claustrophobic) and having heart palpitations. His doctor told him it was impos - 47% more...
    Wantsthetruth- over a year ago
  12. 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
  13. link Aggitated
    I am going to start b-12 tomorrow morning. I sure hope it helps. I wondered why i am so stinkin tired all day long!! Its just killing me. I have been off of the Prilosec for a few days but i still have no energy. I sure hope this helps! Glad you are - 5% more...
    Aggitated- over a year ago
  14. link Deborahk
    Omeprazole dizzyness, magic pill, tums, left arm, having a heart attack
    I woke up ultra early & lay back down trying to sleep a little more. I started feeling lightheaded, anxious, had tingling in my left arm,clammy sweats, & thought I was having a heart attack. I was about to ask my husband to take me to the hos - 65% more...
    Deborahk- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Omeprazole
  15. link Aggitated
    magic pill? I don't think so. I am no longer a fan since all my side effects started from taking this stuff. You know, I mentioned these side effects to my Doc and they say "those are so RARE"! Well if they are so rare than why in the heck - 15% more...
    Aggitated- over a year ago
  16. link John1949
    FEEL FLUSHED WITHOUT FEVER -- Not menopause ... I'm male.
    I constantly feel as if I have a fever (i don't), burning in stomach and tingling of face and ears. No ... it's not menopause. I'm a 61-year-old male.
    John1949- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  17. link Aggitated
    I am trying to get off Prilosec now. I have been off for about 3 days. I am a 41 year old female and I have the same side effect, but with severe anxiety, and lightheadedness. The 'feeling of having fever' has only come on in the last three days sinc - 39% more...
    Aggitated- over a year ago
  18. link Wandererja333
    Omeprazole lump in throat feeling, lump in throat, severe depression, horrible stuff, heart palpitations
    Thanks to the postings regarding "lump in throat" feeling, heart palpitations, & severe depression side effects, I have my life back!!! (SMILE) I had been taking this "poison" for the last 2 months and I kept getting progressi - 56% more...
    Wandererja333- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  19. link Aggitated
    I know right!? I have thought for the last month or so that I was losing my MIND and then saw the posts on here about people having the same side effects as me. I stopped taking this crap a few days ago and even though i am having to watch everything - 68% more...
    Aggitated- over a year ago
  20. link Autumnsmommy7
    Omeprazole tingling hands and feet, upper endoscopy, flourescent lights, heart palpitations, heart burn
    I was given Prilosec after an upper endoscopy confirmed GERD. Mostly my symptoms were a feeling like a swallowed a childes building block and it was stuck in my chest, along with heart burn. Prilosec seemed to help, but after about 2 months on it, I - 85% more...
    Autumnsmommy7- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  21. link Keith1456
    Can I ask a question on here about my 6 year old daughter and prilosec?
    Keith1456- over a year ago
  22. link Triathlete1122
    Omeprazole brain tumor, sick to my stomach, doctor appointment, marathon runner, occassional
    I have been taking OMEprazole for approximately 2.5 months and recently I feel dizzy to the point I want to get a doctor appointment to have an MRI or CT scan on my head - my fear is that I have a brain tumor. I feel dizzy as if I am going to pass ou - 67% more...
    Triathlete1122- over a year ago - 9 Replies - in Omeprazole
  23. link Eping
    Hi-I started taking omeprazole yesterday and I noticed that my head got big twice the size as my normal head. My head started hurting so bad that i wanted to jump from a building head first just to ease the pain. Everytime I wake up I see brain cells - 27% more...
    Eping- over a year ago
  24. link Stardust79
    Omeprazole vertigo dizziness, stomach cramps, aching joints, stomach problems, bright lights
    I have been taking Omeprazole since December 2007 now so 2 and a half months. I had the dose increased to 40mg 3 weeks ago as 20mg wasn't curing the burning in my throat. For a few weeks now i have had increasing vertigo/dizziness and palpitations. I - 72% more...
    Stardust79- over a year ago - 19 Replies - in Omeprazole
  25. link Saxon
    been taking omeprazole/losec for about 23 years, increased dosage in last 9 months, been experiencing 'flu symptons without the shakes, feel spaced out. and also now experiencing pins and needle feelings lower legs, plus, in the last 2 years the rapi - 52% more...
    Saxon- over a year ago
  26. link Averytiredupsetmam

    hi everyone ,,,, im so sorry its taken so long to read and reply to you all , thanks to some not so nice persons (thats polite for posting i do have some choice words i would call them but this is not the place),, my son had a brief stay in hospital - 72% more...
    Averytiredupsetmam- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  27. link Hubcap

    I have the same symptoms as you do. I have been on Omeprazole for around 10 months. Did you get off this medication, if so how do you feel.
    Hubcap- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  28. link Meshmeshta
    Omeprazole organic apple cider vinegar, apple cider vinegar, organic apple cider, h pylori infection, heart burns
    Hi everyone, I read some of the posts here and thought to share my experience with you. About 15 years ago I started having heart burns and started taking Tums, Gaviscon and some other antacids and they seemed to work for a little while. But my heart - 94% more...
    Meshmeshta- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Omeprazole
  29. link Heal24
    I have been diagnosed with Reflux/Barrett's Esophagus. I mention it this way as the esophagus cells on the surface are not atypical nor dysplasia but there is a "pink" area beneath the surface which they are concerned is Barrett's. I get an - 89% more...
    Heal24- over a year ago
  30. link Ifurkas
    Omeprazole peripheral vision, eye problems, vision problems
    i was on 80 mg of omeprazole for 60 days. i lost some peripheral vision in right eye.. has anyone had any eye problems using omeprazole?
    Ifurkas- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  31. link Aubteen
    yes, I have been taking 20 mg every day and already experiencing blurry eiysight. Right in the focal point of my reading the words get lightly shaded and blurry. Like out of focus.
    Aubteen- over a year ago
  32. link Coa420
    Omeprazole apple cider vinegar, leg muscles, stomach acid, underweight, saliva
    I am 20, male, underweight. I've been prescribed omeprazole a few months ago to treat stomach acid, which caused nausea and discomfort in the stomach. Side effects which I'm experiencing include: Worsening of depression to very severe. Severe fatigue - 58% more...
    Coa420- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  33. link Jeefree
    If that is the root cause of your heartburn, and you KNOW it, then it's as simple as quitting buddy. I had to quit smoking for the exact same reason, denied it for a long time, then quit and lo and behold, no heartburn! Coffee killed me too....
    Jeefree- over a year ago
  34. link Yolinda
    Name brand
    what is the brand name for this medication
    Yolinda- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  35. link Phister
    Prilosec
    Phister- over a year ago
  36. link Symsymo
    Omeprazole herbal supplements, reflux, ulcers, pills, diet
    I've been taking Omeprazole on and off for 6 months. I've been feeling increasingly depressed, anxious and apathetic - unable to get out of bed in the morning and having difficulty concentrating. Had initially thought that I was feeling like this bec - 47% more...
    Symsymo- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  37. link Ecarrell1983
    I guess it depends on the person. My sister has been taking omeprazole dr for a month now, and she's been okay with it. Although she's concerned about the side effects - she's never had any.
    Ecarrell1983- over a year ago
  38. link Howardeddy
    ingrediations
    is magnesium and aluminum in this medications
    Howardeddy- over a year ago - in Omeprazole