Side Effects Of Altosec 20mg

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side effects of altosec 20mg

I have been taking altosec 20mg for 4 days now and its giving me diarrhoea. I see that this is one of the side effects. Should I discontinue taking it. How serious is this particular side effect. Yes I know I should contact my doctor but he is not available right now. Everyone is on holiday. Would appreciate a response. Thank u! ## Hello, Meranz! How are you? It's not considered a serious side effect, unless it's causing you severe problems, such as making you become dehydrated. How bad is the diarrhea? Are you making sure to compensate for the fluid and electrolyte loss, if it is medically safe for you to do so? ...

altosec side effects

Hi. My 90 year old Aunt suffered food poisoning a few months ago and was hospitalized. She has taken a daily laxative for years- which worked effectively and predictably. She has been put on Altosec 20 for months now - her bowel movements are now more urgent and frequent. Is this a side effect or an intolerance of the Altosec? Since the food poisoning, she is also taking a daily vitamin - DS-24- vitamins/minerals including iodine 140ug, 20mg calcium, choline 5mg and molybdenum. Is the Altosec 20mg perhaps too strong? Not compatible with some listed minerals? Appreciate your advice. Many thanks. ## Hello, Louise! How is your aunt doing? Yes, there is a chance that it's due to the Altosec, it has been known to cause diarrhea as a side effect, as reported by the U.S. FDA. Other side ef... ...

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Altosec 20 Side Effects

What is the side effects of Altosec 20 ## Altosec contains the active ingredient Omeprazole, which is a proton pump inhibitor that's used to help reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach to prevent or treat conditions such as heartburn, GERD and gastritis. Learn more Altosec details here. Side effects may include: nausea, headache, stomach pain and flatulence. Are you experiencing anything unusual? ## Yes, pain on da left under my breast and suddenly I'm experiencing heart palpitations, ## I am taking 2 x Altosec 20mg per day, and I am due to go for my full medical for my private pilot's licence. Am I allowed to take it as a pilot? Is there a possibility that I will no pass my medical in South Africa? ## I am taking Altosec 20Mg per day, will this cause flatulence w... ...

Updated in Omeprazole
altosec 20mg

dark & light pink capsule with 20 printed in black on the light pink area and OAM printed in the dark pink area. The A is printed above the O & M in a triangle shape. ## What is altosec used for? ## Altosec is a foreign brand name for Omeprazole, commonly sold in the U.S. under the brand name Prilosec. This is used to prevent heartburn and gastro-esophagal reflux. The most common side effects include headache, nausea and other conditions. ## Can I use LIBRAX, ALTOSEC 20mg and BUSCOPAN together? What side affects are there? ## I am starting a course of altosec sand would like to find out as much as I can about this medicine ## I have been taking altosec 20 for about 7 months, I had my gall bladder out and then I had reflux, I had those scopes and was put onto Altosec 20. I feel t... ...

Updated in Omeprazole
altosec 20 omeprazole

i want to know what it is exactly and what the side effects are when using it ## Altosec is a drug used in South Africa. Omeprazole 20mg is generally well tolerated. Some of the most frequent side effects of omeprazole (experienced by over 1% of those taking the drug) are headache, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea and dizziness, although in clinical trials the incidence of these effects with omeprazole was mostly comparable to that found with placebo. For more information about this drug click on the link below… Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do… ## is altosec 20 addictive ## Hi for abt. 2 weeks. I have upper back pain chest pains in the centre and a lot a lot of burping someone told me abt altosec20 pls help me. ## Hi, Is there... ...

Updated in Omeprazole
dosage directions for altosec 20

Why is the package insert ABSOLUTELY SILENT on WHEN the Altosec 20 is to be taken? ## Hello, Oubaas 74! How are you? Because there is really no specific time of day that it must be taken, other than before a meal. It is classified by the U.S. FDA as a proton pump inhibitor that helps reduce the amount of acid produced by your stomach to help treat or prevent conditions, such as heartburn, GERD, gastritis and ulcers. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## From:- Oubaas 74. Thank you for your reply, this is the 1st Time that anyone has told me to take "Altosec 20mg" BEFORE a meal. Please note that the package insert is SILENT on this advice!!! Since my Acid Reflux problem (???) is at ni... ...

Updated in Gastrointestinal
what is altosec 20 used for? reflux and stomach sensitivety

I am from South-Africa and a breast cancer survivor. Was on Nexium tabs and it did not helped me all the time acid reflux and abdominal pain. I also got a sliding hiatal hernia. From 10/11/2014 on Altosec 20mg ..No more heart burn,no reflux sliding hiatal hernia is better. Side effects none!!! ## Hello, Princess! How are you? I'm very glad that this medication has helped you. Altosec is listed as containing the active ingredient Omeprazole, which is a proton pump inhibitor, it helps reduce the amount of acid produced by your stomach. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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