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Drug Interactions

Prilosec can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Prilosec Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Prilosec?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low blood magnesium (hypomagnesemia) 
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Prilosec Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose of Prilosec?

People who take too much Prilosec may have symptoms that can include:
 
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred vision
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sweating and flushing
  • Headaches
  • Dry mouth.
     
(Click Prilosec Overdose for more information.)
 
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