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Prilosec Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- What are the possible side effects of omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- What is the most important information I should know about omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- How should I take omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Prilosec)?
- What happens if I overdose (Prilosec)?
- What should I avoid while taking omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- What other drugs will affect omeprazole (Prilosec)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Prilosec)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Prilosec)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, headache, or dry mouth.
What should I avoid while taking omeprazole (Prilosec)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect omeprazole (Prilosec)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- a diuretic (water pill);
- cilostazol (Pletal);
- clopidogrel (Plavix);
- diazepam (Valium);
- digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- disulfiram (Antabuse);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- ketoconazole (Nizoral), voriconazole (Vfend);
- ampicillin (Principen, Unasyn);
- HIV or AIDS medications such as atazanavir (Reyataz), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase); or
- iron (Feosol, Mol-Iron, Fergon, Femiron, others).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with omeprazole. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about omeprazole.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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