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Omeprazle changed mental health

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Omeprazle changed mental health
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi--can you expand on your question please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Since taking omeprazole I feel mentally unwell I only took 2 capsules is this possible to effect my mind and mental health?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
When did you take the capsules and what exactly do you mean by mentally unwell James?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

A disconnected feeling and took the 2 capsules on may 22nd so a while ago

They made me pace around with crazy anxiety i even would spin around as i paced

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
are you still having the mental problems James? Have you seen your doctor about that?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Still feeling disconnected and seen 1 doctor who did not say much

Im on risperidone and zopiclone and mirtazipine

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK--so how can I help you with this?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Im not sure just some advice if you can look into omeprazole and mental health tell me if any ingredients contain anything damaging

My brain ached and was fogged for weeks I had mri scan and it came back ok.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
omeprazole can cause anxiety in some patients and that may be the case with you but if it were just from the two capsules they would be out of your system by now with no permanent damage done. Most likely what's going on now is from your other medications and you need to talk to your doctor about considering changing their dosages
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Ok if does feel like omeprazole has dealt a fatal blow to my brain.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
No, it hasn't done that--no permanent damage to your brain James
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Ok doctor ill take your word for it but I do feel disconnected a lot and not like myself

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

I believe you James but if it's the omeprazole that will resolve itself in time

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