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Should I get side effects on 30mg twice daily on lansoprazole I’m currently taking 40mg omeprazole but looking at swapping due to my omeprazole not working

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Are you getting any side effects with the omeprazole?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I’ve been taking omeprazole for over 2 years, I developed anxiety and crohns after been on omeprazole, currently I’m getting pain and bloating, and when I drink it feels sore and I can feel it go all the way down into my stomach
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I’m awaiting a breath test also

But any side effects from the omeprazole?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Not when I started taking them, now I’m getting all the issues but I doubt there side effects

Then you should have no side effects with the lansoprazole

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Should lansoprazole help if I’m having issues with omeprazole not helping to much regarding how my chest and stomach feels?

Yes it should help

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Okay I’ve also been told from my nutritionist that with me having crohns I should try come off ppi as they can make things worse is this true

That's just not true

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you! What should be my next step of lansoprazole does not work?

Why the breath test?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Was advised by doctors on her to get my H Phylori tested

I think there's a good chance you have H pylori but a stool screen for that is more reliable

If you do have in it can be eradications with a course of two different antibiotics

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
should I ask my gp for stool test for H pylori
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Meaning I don’t need to have breath test?

The breath test is all you need for now but if that's negative I'd get the stool screen

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Okay which would be quicker? As my breath test will take a free weeks to arrive and then I need to not take my medication for a week?

The stool test would be quicker

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I shall ask for the stool one, I’d rather get it over and done with and then if I need antibiotics I can take them, but In the meantime I should just try lansoprazole

Yes--use the lansoprazole

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Okay, anything natural I can use to help in the meantime? I have something called silicol gel if you ever heard

That would help along with over the counter probiotics and GasX

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Okay and that can help with the strange sensitive sensation when I’m drinking?
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Do I need to get specific probiotic? As I just have one from a local store
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
This one o have

Yes it will help

You need lactobacillus probiotic so that one is fine

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
This one is 3billon it says I can take one or two tablets what do you recommend?

Two tablets

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Perfect thank you for all your help appreciate it

My pleasure

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