Thread: Prilosec OTC
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Old 05-15-2007, 10:15 AM   #4
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Re: Prilosec OTC

the reason it says to not use for more than 14 days is a generic recommendation to avoid people from self-diagnosing and taking the drug without a proper diagnosis from a doctor. It prevents liability for the drug company. Prilosec OTC is a slightly different version of the prescription version which is used for long-term treatment. Many people take Prilosec OTC every day. It isn't strong enough for me which is why I take a different prescription medicine.