Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Does anybody know how long rny patients have to take Opmeprizole?



Recommended Posts

After your RNY BYPASS how long did your doctor want you to take Opmeprozole?

Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using BariatricPal mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

56 days

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I guess the reason would be that the Opmeprozole can help repair the lining of your stomach?

Sent from my Pixel 2 XL using BariatricPal mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

they had me take it for a year, but that was before all the bad press came out about it. I don't think my clinic has their patients on it for that long anymore. It seems like most people here on BP are on it for 3-6 months after surgery.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

I only had to take it for 3 months. But I had an ulcer form anyways 1 week post op so I was on it several months. Now I have recurring acid reflux again for some unknown reason and I'm back on it. And the Omeprazole is to help prevent ulcers in the beginning. Which it obv didn't help for me. lol.

Edited by mousecat88

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes, and I was told 6 months. But I have been taking it for years so what is a couple more months.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Mine is for two months. It's supposed to help keep acid down so your pouch and remnant can heal better.

Ya know, whenever someone posts a question, everybody has different recommendations from their surgeons. Doesn't matter whether it's food, medicine, back to work, etc, the answers are ALWAYS all over the map. I mean we are all humans getting the same surgery, but the advice is soooo different. Seems they should have a conference and make up a handbook with consistent advice for us.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your 100% correct there!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I never had to take anything after surgery... wonder if it’s a difference between the us and uk? What does the med do?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

3 hours ago, Jayne0404 said:

I never had to take anything after surgery... wonder if it’s a difference between the us and uk? What does the med do?

it's an antacid

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have to take it everyday for 1 year. I don't get heartburn and didnt before surgery but the doctor wants all his patients on it for 1 year, then reevaluate after that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was given three refills of Protonix, but only have to take a month if need be. I'll see what happens after my 30 day appointment next week.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Never heard of it

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My doctor told me to take it for one month. 🤷‍♀️

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Tabatha529

      I went to my first of 12 education classes yesterday.  We have a great group of 11 people who will be learning together.  So excited!!
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • CaptMarvelfangirl

      Just joined the forums and am in the process of completing the requirements in order to get my surgery date. Going for gastric sleeve. Nervous, excited, frantic...LOL. Wishing the day would just get here!
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • boot44

      ON MARCH 9 I WILL HAVE COMPLETE ALL MY REQUIREMENTBEFORE SURGURY CAN BE SCHEDULED. BUT I AM GETTING COLD FEET.  I AM 61 YEARS OLD AND I AM JUST AFRAID BECAUSE OF WHAT PEOPLE WILL SAY. 
      · 1 reply
      1. Tabatha529

        You are doing this for YOU not anyone else!! Do not worry about what others think, it is how you think and feel about yourself that counts.

    • GreenTealael

      @summerset
      💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
      🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀
      🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
      ❤❤SAFE SURGERY & SPEEDY RECOVERY❤❤
      🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
      🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀🍀
      💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Darbs4Mayor

      Met with my surgeon yesterday and he said that he is so excited for me and the progress that will be made! Waiting for insurance pre-auth and then will get everything scheduled! 
       
      So excited to start this journey and become a new person!! 
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
  • Trending Topics

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×