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    Does Prilosec cause headaches?
    Pathfinder15 posted:
    Does Prilosec cause headaches?
    carpetcrawler5 responded:
    Read the package insert and see if it says it causes headaches. Most meds say they do, so it's hard to say whetehr that med gave you a headache or something else did. Try not taking it and instead take another med, such as Nexium. I take Nexium and it doesn't give me a headache.
    Timothy Collins, MD responded:
    I would not be surprised if it did. Headache seems to be on the list of almost every medications.

    In real life, I haven't seen this medication cause headaches in my clinic patients.

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