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Zegerid Otc

Active Ingredient(s): Omeprazole + Sodium Bicarbonate
FDA Approved: December 1, 2009
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

Zegerid Otc Overview

Omeprazole (INN) /omprzol/ (Prilosec and generics such as losepine) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, laryngopharyngeal reflux, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is one of the most widely prescribed drugs internationally and is available over-the-counter in some countries. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic healt...

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Zegerid OTC vs. Perscription
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My dr. had me on a 40mg prescription of zegerid... when it went OTC my insurance company said it would no longer cover my prescription and recommended alternatives. I began taking 2 20mg zegerid daily instead... Is there any health risk to the additional sodium bicarbonate? or other concern? ## You really just have to keep in mind that pretty much every drug poses some sort of risk in the form of side effects. In my opinion the additional sodium bicarbonate shouldn't be much of an issue or any issue at all if the dose is small. Some side effects that you might expect after having too much sodium bicarbonate are: • increased thirst • stomach cramps • gas • severe headache • nausea â€&...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Omeprazole + Sodium Bicarbonate
  • Capsule: 20mg + 1.1gm, 20mg + 1100mg
  • For Suspension: 20mg/packet + 1.68gm/packet
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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