When should omeprazole be taken?
You’ll usually take omeprazole once a day, first thing in the morning. It will not affect your stomach, so you can take it with or without food. If you take omeprazole twice a day, take 1 dose in the morning and 1 dose in the evening. Swallow tablets and capsules whole with a drink of water or squash.
What is a side effects of omeprazole?
Serious stomach conditions may occur while taking this medicine alone or together with antibiotics. Check with your doctor immediately if you or your child has stomach cramps, bloated feeling, watery and severe diarrhea which may also be bloody sometimes, fever, nausea or vomiting, or unusual tiredness or weakness.
Can you take omeprazole every day?
You shouldn’t take OTC omeprazole for longer than 14 days without a healthcare provider’s OK. Prescription omeprazole is often taken for 4 to 8 weeks, depending on what you’re treating. For some conditions, it’s taken for even longer. Taking omeprazole for too long can lead to serious side effects.