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What are the side effects of OMEPRAZOLE?

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What are the side effects of OMEPRAZOLE?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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There are some short term side effects like diarrhea, constipation and belly pain

The long term side effects are more concerning.

It has been linked with pneumonia, bowel infections like c diff, and chronic kidney disease

Also osteoporosis

If you really need it you should stay on it but if you can get off and change to another med like zantac, ask your doctor.

It is good to get off if you can

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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