Omeprazole Side Effects

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  1. link Elbk01
    Omeprazole minimum duration, hair loss, change of seasons, ulcer, my heart
    I'm so relieved that I found this site. Shortly after I started Omeprazole, about a month ago, my hair started falling out. At first I thought it was due to the change of seasons, but the shedding was much more than in other years. My doctor said the - 60% more...
    Elbk01- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  2. link Disgruntled46
    I have been on Rabeprazole or last year or so, but docs said it was too expensive and put me on Omeprazole. I have had bad hair loss for the 9 weeks I have been taking it now, so have been prescribed Lansoprazole, on fourth day with that but hair sti - 18% more...
    Disgruntled46- over a year ago
  3. 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
  4. link Disgruntled46
    I have been taking Rabeprazole for the last year or so for Gastritis and reflux, with no side effects at all! After Christmas my Doctor's Surgery wrote to me saying these were too much of an expense to them and were putting all their patients onto a - 81% more...
    Disgruntled46- over a year ago
  5. link Ruralex
    I had h-pylori bacteria as well and took the necessary antibiotic cocktail. My gastro prescribed omeprazole too, but I researched and decided not to take it. When I went back for my recheck I told him I wasn't taking it and he said "Is it becaus - 56% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  6. link Lsf
    Omeprazole prilosec otc, pepcid ac, omeprazole 20 mg, cider vinegar, high anxiety
    I wish I'd seen this years ago. I've taken both Prilosec OTC and omeprazole, 20 mg/day for about three or four years, initially for heartburn and eventually just because the rebound made it hard to stop. I've been under huge stress (divorce, etc.) ov - 87% more...
    Lsf- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  7. link Phister
    Omeprazole acid blockers, high blood pressure, rolaids, aciphex, hbp
    Hi all...I've been taking one form or another of acid blockers for about 15 years. In former posts, I explained my symptoms and of course, we are all complaining about the same things. I decided to drop my prescription omeprazole in January to see if - 74% more...
    Phister- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  8. link Houndawg
    Hi Phister not being picky but I find your story a bit confusing You were taking omeprazole and you Quit it and Started taking Aciphex which is also for Gerd PPI and you stated that your B/P was off the wall and you quit taking your B/P med now your - 40% more...
    Houndawg- over a year ago
  9. link Ftc513
    Omeprazole prilosec otc, stomach cramps, omeprozole, heart palpitations, prilosec
    I had been taking Prilosec for about 12 years and had my doctor give me a prescription for Omeprazole to save money as Prilosec OTC is very expensive. I have been taking Omeprazole for about two weeks. I have had heart palpitations, gas, stomach cram - 45% more...
    Ftc513- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  10. 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
  11. link Houndawg
    Thanks everyone I was taking a new med called Kapidex 60mg,after six weeks I discovered I was having many side effects with this Med including raising my Glucose level and my Dr saying that I may have early stage Diabetes I am 64 So my GI Dr Dcd this - 63% more...
    Houndawg- over a year ago
  12. link Jacquibehar
    Thanks Annalee for sharing your experience with Omeprazole, for me it verifies my suspicion. I tried stopping cold turkey with O and lasted 5 days without it and with no other substitute, but my heartburn got so bad I thought I was going to die. So h - 32% more...
    Jacquibehar- over a year ago
  13. link Annalee
    I read your post with interest. I, too take Omeprazole. Two tablets, 40mm per day each morning (as perscribed by dr. almost a year ago). I am also overweight and on several high blood pressure medications. I have had stomach problems for some time an - 77% more...
    Annalee- over a year ago
  14. link Somers2006
    Omeprazole omep, cold saturday, chest pains, having a heart attack, heart attack
    I started to take OMEP on 17th (Tuesday) and by Friday started to have some chest pains (I thought I was getting a cold) Saturday and Sunday, slept most of the day and night by Monday my chest pains start to get worst. Tuesday as I surf the web on th - 61% more...
    Somers2006- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  15. link Giselle
    Are you feeling better now after a few months?
    Giselle- over a year ago
  16. link Giselle

    I have had side effects like difficulty swallowing, anxiety attacks, stomach pains, etc. I find they go away with a glass or 2 of wine but that just makes everything worse the next day. I'm going to go off the drug and try natural remedies and see wh - 5% more...
    Giselle- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  17. link Alaafiyawe
    Omeprazole horrible headaches, acid reflux, stomach acid, immense relief, cold turkey
    I am a 35 year old female who has had acid reflux for long periods in my life. A couple years ago, my doctor put me on omeprazole, starting with 1 tab 1x a day and over the years, increasing to 2 tab 2x day. My acid problems were eventually reduced b - 80% more...
    Alaafiyawe- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omeprazole
  18. link Giselle
    Hi - I am a 38 year old female with similar problems with GERD. I recently went on Omeprazole and started to do research today to see why I was feeling so terrible. I found this site and am going to go off it immediately.
    Giselle- over a year ago
  19. link Ashlemarie
    Omeprazole apple cider vinegar, diet change, spasm, abdominal pain, saliva
    Gosh, I wish I had come to the site sooner! I've been on Omeprazole for about a year. I had been experiencing a horrible feeling of something stuck in my throat, and, like someone in another post, I could not swallow my own saliva - I could swallow f - 71% more...
    Ashlemarie- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  20. link Giselle
    I have same symptom of not being able to swallow my own saliva, feeling like something is stuck in my throat so I went on Omeprazole. Has your symptom gone away? It is so scary. (I had a bad bout of GERD 15 years ago and was medicated and eventually - 77% more...
    Giselle- over a year ago
  21. link Sameerg
    Omeprazole medical industry, doctors
    I dont know how long it will take for the doctors and medical industry to come clean and stop this horrific drug. Meanwhile we sure can make more and more people aware of it's problems. Currently I have reduced my 10mg dose to half and planning to co - 28% more...
    Sameerg- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  22. link Sameerg

    Thanks for the advice. I been to doctor last week. He said he wants to do some tests and then refer to specialists. Let;s see what happens. By the way keep close watch on your health. When I had attempted to stop few years my symptoms like numbness c - 32% more...
    Sameerg- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  23. 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
  24. link Jim_mcnulty
    Omeprazole skipped heartbeat, losec, doubt in my mind, no doubt, heart patients
    I took prescribed Losec (omeprazole) to control occasional heartburn for two years. After taking 20mg per day for 2 to 3 days I notice an occasional skipped heartbeat. I stop taking omeprazole and within 1-2 days this side-effect goes away. Two weeks - 49% more...
    Jim_mcnulty- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  25. link Deeliv
    I also now have a heart murmur and itchy rash on my chest and legs. What is in this stuff.
    Deeliv- over a year ago
  26. link Thor58

    I had similiar probs like you and the doc put me on prilosec 6 yrs ago but I had side effects that bothered me so I quit 4 days ago and am still waiting for some weird reaction or whatever so if I was you I would ask your doc about other meds that wo - 7% more...
    Thor58- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  27. link Titanhero2000
    Omeprazole pepcid complete, anxiety and panic attacks, acid reflux, pepcid, aciphex
    These PPI's are relatively new and the doctors do not know all the side effects, nor do we. I took aciphex and it's a devil drug also. I would go to sleep, then jump awake, small little lesions would come up in various places on my body, and eventual - 77% more...
    Titanhero2000- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  28. link Mr_bill
    Omeprazole alka seltzer, sole caregiver, pepto bismol, tissue biopsy, lower abdomen
    When I read many of these postings it was as if I was looking in a mirror. As I write this I have that burning dull pain in my left arm & hand, blurry vision, some back and shoulder discomfort and a variety of smaller aches and pains through my l - 85% more...
    Mr_bill- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omeprazole
  29. link Buckfunny
    Omeprazole haitus hernia, trial licence, stomach problems, nexium, scary stories
    I was on Nexium 40mg for 6 months. I have a hiatus hernia and esophagitis. While I was on the Nexium I felt fantastic. My stomach problems went, no more bloating or gas, and no indigestion. Then my GP took me off Nexium and put me on omeprazole. Most - 57% more...
    Buckfunny- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  30. link Siestagirl
    Will Health Return?
    I just went off this med. very recently after 2+ yrs. of awful symptoms. Q: Has anyone gone off it successfully and had your full health return, and how long did it take to feel much better?
    Siestagirl- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  31. link Siestagirl
    Omeprazole extreme fatique, heart tests, chest tightness, muscle relaxers, muscle pain
    I have been on Ompeprazole for over 2 years now. I have gotten to the place in my health now that it is a mess. I am seeing many doctors trying to figure out why I am having such awful problems with difficulty breathing with chest tightness, worse wh - 78% more...
    Siestagirl- over a year ago - in Omeprazole
  32. link Wglynd43
    Omeprazole chest tightness, having a heart attack, heart attack, nexium
    Glad to read these articles. Since I started using omeprazole I thought I was having a heart attack. Sweating, chest tightness and general discomfort. Scared me to death. Had more side effects than I can name. Threw away all that I had left. Will tak - 8% more...
    Wglynd43- over a year ago - in Omeprazole