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Hi there.Thank you for your question.I will be helping you out with your concerns today.I am sorry to hear about your problem.
What dose of omeprazole are you on at the moment?
Is the upper part of the stomach below the ribs sore to touch or when you press it?
Do you have any other medical problems?
Are you on any other medications for anything?
Also mention your age and gender.
Please let me know.
I think that you should increase to 20 mg twice daily.
If that does not help then I would increase to 40 mg twice daily.
If two to four weeks of therapy with omeprazole is not helping then the next step is doing an endoscopy.
Also another thing that can help a lot is carafe (sucralfate) 1 gm three times a day and this will form a coating on the stomach which will help with your symptoms.
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I am sorry to hear that.
Till that time you can try increasing the dose of omeprazole to 40 mg once daily or twice daily.
20 mg daily is a very low dose and it can be increased up to 80 mg everyday which is what I would recommend doing.