I'm taking omeprazole over the counter so I haven't spoken to my doctor about it. It helps a lot with stomach pains from hyper-acidity. It's the only thing that has helped me.
I've read that having a drink once a week is okay while on omeprazole. So I've been having a glass of red wine when I go out with my friends on Friday nights. This has been going on for at least six months and I'm planning on continuing because the omeprazole is still working.