Originally Posted by Dansgrl
One of the major, well-known side effects of omeprazole is anxiety/panic attacks. The doctor might try a different medication. I have had breathing issues like you describe when my stomach gets above my diaphragm due to my hiatal hernia. However, the bloating is concerning. I would check back in with your doctor again.
You might consider trying the apple cider vinegar and water to soothe your acid reflux instead of the omeprazole.
I hope you are on the mend quickly!
Is there anything you do or take to help ease the breathing when this happens?