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i was just prescribed apo-omeprazole 20mg but i have a hard

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i was just prescribed apo-omeprazole 20mg but i have a hard time swallowing pills, can i open the capsule and mix it with something?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr AW replied 8 years ago.

Unfortunately with this PPI you can't do that and attempting to do so will effect its efficacy.

However if you discuss your problem with the prescribing physician they can prescribe another PPI - lansoprazole which comes in the form of a fast tab that can be placed on the tongue and sucked.


I hope this information is useful, feel free to reply for any clarification