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Omeprazole and Sodium Bicarbonate

omeprazole-sodium bicarbonate
Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate is a combination medicine used to treat heartburn and other symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This medicine is also used to treat certain type of ulcers, or to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid). Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
omeprazole-sodium bicarbonate
DRUG TYPE
proton pump inhibitors

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Frequently Asked Questions

Omeprazole can cause kidney problems. Tell your doctor if you are urinating less than usual, or if you have blood in your urine.

Diarrhea may be a sign of a new infection. Call your doctor if you have diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it.

Omeprazole may cause new or worsening symptoms of lupus. Tell your doctor if you have joint pain and a skin rash on your cheeks or arms that worsens in sunlight.

You may be more likely to have a broken bone while taking this medicine long term or more than once per day.

This medicine contains sodium bicarbonate, a form of salt. Tell your doctor if you have Bartter's syndrome (a rare kidney disorder), or if you are on a low-salt diet.

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