Pregnancy 25-34 Community
Prilosec
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pregnancy and childbirth in women age 25 to 34.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Prilosec

Is it okay to take Prilosec? They said Zantac was okay, but not to take Prevacid. I bought Prilosec and want your opinions on it. Thanks :)
8 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
4591205_tn?1372093134
call ur dr
Blank
4268628_tn?1375044776
Compare ingredients. If there is anything in prilosec that isn't in zantac, then I wouldn't take it.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I've had 3 docs prescribe prevacid and prilosec and one who said its bad to have any. I miscarried when I wasnt on anything and the babies I've had are all fine despite the prilosec. Some docs are more cautious. My doc now is a high risk ob/gyn with experience in fetal development issues and he says its fine. Talk to your doc or a different one...its not good to be so miserable you can't eat...for you or baby.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I called, but was only able to speak with a nurse. She said it's not in the list of approved medicines, but it hasn't been updated recently. I'm pretty sure my doctor said it was okay, but my next appointment isn't until March 18th.
Blank
4268628_tn?1375044776
Another option is vitamin b6 and unisom.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
My doctor prescribed me Zantac he had a updated list and said it was the safest, plus if u get a prescription u can get the higher dose then over the counter.  I take 150 mg twice a day, if u can't see ur doc go to a walk in or another doc, I was suffering so bad and now I'm fine
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I took prilosec my whole pregnancy with my 2nd child. My doctor said it was fine. Hes now an active healthy 4 year old.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thanks everyone! My sister still has some Zantac from her pregnancy and she's going to let me use here until my next appointment.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Pregnancy 25-34 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
1194973_tn?1385507504
Blank
Clysta
Dayton, OH
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
brit333
OR
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
abbb01
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
proudFTMTeTe
milwaukee, WI
7757724_tn?1396283186
Blank
HannahJohnson
none of your business, OH
7832610_tn?1400503080
Blank
rebeccaann11
nope, OK