What is Prilosec OTC?

Answer Prilosec OTC is an over-the-counter medication (available at your local pharmacy) used to treat heartburn. Signs of heartburn include a burning sensation or pain in the chest. Prilosec OTC offers q... Read More »

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Is it okay to take Prilosec right after you ate?

Does Prilosec OTC help belching?

On One Hand: Prilosec OTC May Reduce BelchingThe Mayo Clinic reports that Prilosec OTC, or omeprazole, is used to reduce the amount of acid in the stomach. Excessive stomach acid can create a condi... Read More »

Who manufactures Prilosec?

The drug Prilosec, which is designed to treat the symptoms of heartburn, is manufactured by Astra Zeneca. The company was formed in 1999 by combining the companies Astra AB of Sweden and Zeneca Gr... Read More »

Is it okay to take prilosec otc if you're pregnant?

On One Hand: Known HazardsPrilosec is an over-the-counter drug intended to stop heartburn. The Food and Drug Administration has classified Prilosec as a pregnancy category C drug. This means the dr... Read More »