What is Altosec?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Omeprazole

Altosec is a brand name for omeprazole. It is used for the treatment of gastric reflux.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Altosec

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1

Why patients stopped taking Altosec

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Personal research 1
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Altosec


Stopped taking Altosec

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Altosec and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Cimetidine (Tagamet) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Altosec.