omeprazole (<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>Prilosec</span>
), lansoprazole (Prevacid
), rabeprazole (Aciphex), pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Nexium
), and Zegarid, a rapid release form of omeprazole.
What physician's often overlook and the package inserts on these drugs usually omits are several subtle, yet important side effects including joint, muscle and/or leg pains.
The swelling and pain in my hands has greatly reduced since I quit taking Prilosec
about a week ago. The muscle jerking, not so much.