What Is Altosec 20 Used For

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What Is Altosec 20 Used For

I am not on medical aid, was prescribed Altosec now would like to know if I have to have a prescription to get Altosec or is there an over the counter equivalent. ## Hi, Jill! From what I can find, Altosec is listed as containing Omeprazole, which is a proton pump inhibitor that's used to help reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach, to treat or prevent conditions such as heartburn, GERD, ulcers and gastritis. And yes, it does require a prescription in most countries. However, there are some that have been made available over the counter in many countries, so you could likely ask a pharmacist/chemist to help you find an equivalent that would be cheaper for you. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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what is altosec 20 use for

I have been taking Nexium for some time. It does not really work will Altosec be of more benefit to me ## Hello, Karl! How are you? They are both in the same drug class, so no, it might no the Altosec may not work better for you. What are you trying to treat? Having this information would make it easier to help you. ## Thanks for your mail. I am fine thanks The Nexium tablets I take are for reflux. If I dont take these tablets for a day or so I really suffer. Is there something that I can take that does not require a prescriltion. ...

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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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Altosec 20 Usage

Dosage and directions for Altosec 20 ## From what I was able to gather Altosec is not from the US, I believe it's from South Africa. I did however I located the active ingredient, it's Omeprazole. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## What is the drug Altosec 20 used for? They are capsules. ## I use altosec for acid reflux. Ever since i started using it i have never had reflux. It also healed my bruising i had internally. ## Quite correct, it's from South Africa, but where better to find a cure for anything abdominal where it would be an every day expected occurrence. This product is amazing, it really hones in where it is supposed to! ...

Updated in Omeprazole
Altosec 20 Mg Cap

i have medication with an expiry of Apr 2011 would it be safe for me to use? what would be the dangers of using the expired medication? ## Altosec contains the active ingredient Omeprazole and it doesn't get dangerous once it's expired, but it does begin to lose effectiveness, so it probably won't work as well as it did when it was new. Learn more Altosec details here. Are there any other questions or comments? ...

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altosec 20mg caps

what is it subcribe for. ## Would like to know more about Altosec 20mg ## Altosec is not from the US, it's listed as a drug from South Africa. I did however locate the active ingredient, it's Omeprazole. Omeprazole is used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## Does anyone know the correct eating habits that accompany the intake of ALTOSEC / OMEPRAZOLE. i have been told that to completely heal you have to consume only certain foods ## is altosec for stomach ulcer or for a spastic colon?? can i drink it before meals? ...

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
expired altosec 20

What are the side effects of expired altosec? Anything serious? ## Hello, Monica! How are you? No, there's nothing to worry about. It doesn't become toxic or anything, it just starts to become less effective, so it may not work as well. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, flatulence and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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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... ...

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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... ...

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Altosec 20 mg substitute

I don't even know if anybody would reply, but I will ask here and see who replies asap... My son is working overseas in China and I just want to know if you could please assist me. Could you please tell me if there is something in China that's the same as Altosec 20 that he can get there at the doctor, that will help? He's got a subscription for Altosec for 6 months, but I just want to know if anybody can tell me what medication he can get there that will be the same? It is urgent. ...

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Altosec safety

Is altosec (20mg) addictive and harmful? ## I'm having renal failure and heart failrue along with pneumonia. Will altosec help? ## What is altosec 20mg used for mainly? ## Is altosec harmful? ## is altosec 20 addictive and dangerous? ## I am using altosec 20 for my stomach cramps now, i am not sure if it is helping me much because sometimes i have the pain even if i have taken it.Secondly i am not sure whether there is a subsitute for it or i should stop using it i don't know.I always have a lot of air in the stomach especially when i am sleeping. ## Sammy, how did you overcome this problem you're having? ## What is Altosec for? ## confusion and loss of memory ...

Updated in Omeprazole
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 tablets uses

What are altosec tablets used for? ## I have been prescribed Altosec. What is this for? ## Unfortunately, since this isn't something available in the U.S., finding information on it is extremely difficult. I can only suggest that you ask your doctor for more information on it. ## I use 1 x Altosec capsule daily (20mg) which is to take away heartburn / reflux associated with a small hiatus hernia that I have. My gastro prescribed it for me. ## does anyone know what colourants are used in Altosec tablets please? I'm allergic to colorants in the azo dye group, mostly reds, browns, orange colours. These capsules are brownish red. ## i will like to know is this tablet also for air in the tummy ## My mother was prescribed Altosec in Cape Town, South Africa earlier this year because sh... ...

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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 Ingredients

Does altosec 20mg contain penecilin? ## Hello Tyrone, Based on my research, Altosec's main ingredient is Omeprazole. This medication doesn't contain penicillin but careful inquiry should be made concerning previous allergic reactions to penicillins. If you're allergic to penicillin, I would speak with a doctor before taking this medication so that you aren't at risk. Learn More: Omeprazole Details I hope this info helps! ...

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Altosec 10mg capsules

I would like to know if Altosec 10mg capsules have been tested for efficieny in infants and if it is the exact same as giving Losec Mups 10mg ## My son has been on Losec Mups 10mg ever since he was 6 months old (He is now 18 months) I was told by 3 doctors that Altosec does not work as effeciently as Losec... ## I am still breast feeding my 4 month old baby and last night by a mistake i took one of my fiancées tablets altosec 20...will this have a negative effect on him. I read the pamphlet and no where does it say breastfeeding moms cant take them. Should i be concerned ## my three month baby is on altosec 10mg twice a day is it as safe as losec ...

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Antidepressants with Altosec

Hi, I'm taking Zytomil 20mg and Pasrin 10mg. The Dr also prescribed Altosec for me. Is it safe to take it while I'm on antidepressants? ...

Can i take Altosec if I'm on Atripla

I have been on Altosec 20mg for my refluxes and have recently been diagnosed as hiv positive. I am on Atripla for a few days. May i still take my Altosec 20mg? ...

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medication information

I have these kind of medication in my cabin, just want to know what, its for; pulmison 20mg Nexiam 40mg Pearinda 4mg Amlodipine 5mg Panafcort 5mg Spiractin 25mg Unat 5mg D.P.H Scheriproct Cardiocare disprin C25 MF Cennon-kolgisien 0.5mg Purbac Altosec ## Nexiam is for acid reflux and to take regularly instead of having to use antacids ...

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