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Omeprazole (Prilosec®) is a prescription medicine approved to treat ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and other conditions. It belongs to a class of drugs (called proton pump inhibitors) that works by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. The prescription form of omeprazole, which is generally taken once or twice a day, comes in capsule form or in packets used to make an oral suspension (liquid). While most people tolerate the medication well, potential side effects include upper respiratory infections, insomnia, and headache.
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