You should not take Zegerid if you are allergic to Zegerid, omeprazole, sodium bicarbonate, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
Final Thoughts on Zegerid Precautions and Warnings
There are a number of situations in which Zegerid should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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