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I have veen taking over the counter prilosec days. Can i

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I have veen taking over the counter prilosec for 6 days. Can i just stop it or do i have to finish it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. C. Rollins replied 1 year ago.

It can be stopped with no issues. Thanks for the question. Hopefully this fully answers your question. Once satisfied please rate my answer. Thanks.

Expert:  Dr. C. Rollins replied 1 year ago.

Let me know if you need further assistance with your question. Once satisfied please rate my answer. Thanks.

Expert:  William Pflugfelder replied 1 year ago.

It is not a problem to just stop the prilosec. if no longer needed. Prilosec can take almost a day to give relief but there is no need to taper if you don't need it any longer. If gi upset/reflux reccurs you might consider seeing your physician for evaluation.

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Expert:  Dr. C. Rollins replied 1 year ago.

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