OMEPRAZOLE & stomach pain

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Greengal
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Date Joined Jan 2010
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   Posted 3/3/2010 4:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi there,
After having endoscopy done,i was told i have mild ulcer ,mild irritation and inflammation so given omeprazole 40mg for twice a day .After eating it empty stomach i get stomach pains which starts after 3 hrs of taking it and lasts for 4-5 hrs.All this triggered with nausea yesterday .I am new to this med .


What are side effects of OMEPRAZOLE?

THANKS
nat cry
Nat

Post Edited (nat123) : 3/3/2010 2:29:43 PM (GMT-7)


couchtater
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   Posted 3/3/2010 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
The most common adverse reactions reported (i.e., with an incidence rate ≥2%) from PRILOSEC-treated patients enrolled in these studies included headache (6.9%), abdominal pain (5.2%), nausea (4.0%), diarrhea (3.7%), vomiting (3.2%), and flatulence (2.7%).

Additional adverse reactions that were reported with an incidence ≥1% included acid regurgitation (1.9%), upper respiratory infection (1.9%), constipation (1.5%), dizziness (1.5%), rash (1.5%), asthenia (1.3%), back pain (1.1%), and cough (1.1%).

This is straight from the drug advice forms.
I hope this helps.

Joy
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