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Is it okay to take Prilosec with Ribavirin and Interferon?
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Is it okay to take Prilosec with Ribavirin and Interferon?

I'm in week 24/48 of triple tx, and my lifelong issue of heartburn is getting worse. Is it okay to take Prilosec with Interferon, Ribavirin, and Paxil?
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Drug Interactions Results
Drug interactions for the following 4 drug(s):
Copegus (ribavirin)
Paxil (paroxetine)
Pegasys (peginterferon alfa-2a)
Prilosec (omeprazole)

Interactions between your selected drugs
No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

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Drug Interactions Results
Drug interactions for the following 4 drug(s):
Copegus (ribavirin)
Paxil (paroxetine)
Pegasys (peginterferon alfa-2a)
Prilosec (omeprazole)

Interactions between your selected drugs
No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

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Thanks. I did end up calling the specialty pharmacist that fills my Rx, and he said the same thing: no drug interaction.
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I currently take Pantoprozole, (protonix) 40 mg. I currently am on the triple cocktail, peg/rib/incivek.
No interactions and no side effects. Finished Incivek 2 weeks ago. You are good to go.  
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Yes. I took Prilosec for sour weeks during triple treatment to combat the horrible indigestion and acid. Off fr four weeks but need to start back because the it's back with a vengeance (acid reflux - which I did NOT have before treatment!).
The Prilosec worked wonders!
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'sour' weeks. lOL what was that if not a Freudian slip! I meant four!
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