Just wondering what people are taking to protect there stomachs from pain meds. I have gallstones and the combination of codeine and anti-inflammatories I was taking earlier this year really did a number on me. My GP prescribed me omeprazole, but the side effect most noticeable on this is HAIR LOSS! I'm currently taking co-codomol which does nothing for the pain, but I'm leary of taking something stronger in case my gallstones flare up again. I don't need surgery for that right now!