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Omeprazole

Omeprazole belongs to the family of proton pump inhibitors. AstraZeneca marketed this drug
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Omeprazole

Omeprazole 10mg

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Omeprazole 20mg

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Omeprazole 40mg

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Usage

What are Omeprazole uses? 

Omeprazole is one of the proton pump inhibitors that helps to decrease the amount of acid produced in your stomach. Omeprazole capsules are used for treating symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) as well as other conditions that are caused by excess stomach acid. It also promotes healing of erosive esophagitis which is mainly the damage to your oesophagus which is caused by stomach acid.  

Omeprazole for gastritis is very effective as it quickly eliminates the symptoms and promotes healing.  

Omeprazole generic medicine might be given together with antibiotics in order to treat gastric ulcer which is caused by infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Omeprazole over the counter medicine is very effective in controlling heartburn which mainly occurs two or more days per week. Remember that the OTC brand of Omeprazole should be taken as a course on a regular basis for 14 days in a row.  

This is medicine is very good at treating a few stomach as well as oesophagus problems like acid reflux. Omeprazole medication assists in healing acid damage to the stomach and oesophagus, prevents ulcers as well as prevents the cancer of the oesophagus.  

You can buy Omeprazole pill from our pharmacy at a reasonable price.  

What is the dosage of Omeprazole? 

Omeprazole tablets are mainly taken before eating at least 1 hour before the meal. Before you start taking Omeprazole medicine, make sure that you strictly follow all the directions that are mentioned on the prescription label as well as read all the medication guides. It is very important for you to use the medicine exactly in the same manner as directed by your doctor.  

You need to use Prilosec over-the-counter medicine exactly in the same manner as recommended by your doctor. Read and properly follow all the instruction which is provided with the medicine. If you have any confusion about the medicine ensure that you discuss with your doctor.  

Before you measure a dose, make sure you shake the oral suspension properly. Always make use of dosing syringe which is provided with the medicine or use a medicine dose-measuring device. Never make use of a kitchen spoon for measuring liquid medicine.  

If you are able to swallow the Omeprazole capsules 20mg or 40 mg then just open it carefully and sprinkle the medicine into a spoonful of applesauce. Swallow the mixture immediately without chewing it. Do not save it for later use.  

You need to dissolve Omeprazole powder in a small amount of water. This mixture can be easily swallowed or given through a nasogastric feeding tube using a catheter-tipped syringe. Even if you see that your symptoms start improving quickly make sure that you use Omeprazole medicine for the full prescribed length of time.

Omeprazole over the counter should always be taken for only 14 days in a row. It might take one to four days before your symptoms start improving. Make sure that you allow at least four months to pass before you start a new 14-day course of treatment. This medicine is available in different strengths like Omeprazoledr20 mg capsule and 40 mg capsules, so the treatment is completely based upon your medical condition and how your body responds.  

Make sure that you call your doctor immediately if you see that your symptoms do not improve or get worse. There are chances that your doctor treats some conditions with a combination of omeprazole and antibiotics. You need to use all the medications as directed by your doctor.  

This medicine is known to affect the results of a few medical tests. So it is better to tell your doctor well in advance that you are using this medicine. Therefore, ensure that you store this medicine at room temperature right away from moisture and direct heat.  

What if you miss a dose? 

As soon as you remember, make sure that you take the medicine. But if it’s almost the time for the next dose then skip the missed dose because two doses should not be taken at the same time.  

Precautions you need to take while taking Omeprazole 

Heartburn is known as the early symptoms of a heart attack. So if you suffer from chest pain which spreads towards your jaw or shoulder and you start feeling sweaty or light-headed then contact your doctor immediately. The acid reflux medicine omeprazole should not be used if you are allergic to it or if: 

You are also taking HIV medication which contains rilpivirine like Complera, Juluca, Edurant and Odefsey

You are also allergic to medicine like omeprazole such as Protonix, esomeprazole, Prevacid, pantoprazole, Nexium, lansoprazole and rabeprazole.  

Always ask your doctor that you are safe to use this medicine if you are suffering from other medical conditions such as:

  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Liver disease
  • Trouble or pain with swallowing
  • Heartburn that is regular from last three months
  • Bloody or black stools, vomit which appears like coffee grounds or blood
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Frequent chest pain, stomach pain
  • Heartburn with wheezing
  • Osteoporosis or low bone mineral density like osteopenia
  • Low levels of magnesium in your blood

Before taking Omeprazole in pregnancy, you need to ask your doctor once. You should also not do breast-feeding if you are using this medicine. 

Therefore, without the doctor’s permission, this medicine should not be given to kids.  

What are the side effects of Omeprazole? 

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she thinks that the benefits of this medicine are more than as compared to its side effects. Many people using this medicine did not come across any serious side effects.  

Some of the common side effects of Omeprazole medication are:

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain, Nausea
  • Gas, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • You need to contact your doctor immediately if you come across any signs of an allergic reaction to Omeprazole such as difficulty in breathing, swelling of your throat, face, tongue and lips as well as hives. 

Stop using Omeprazole medicine and get the emergency medical help immediately if you suffer from: 

  • New or unusual pain in your wrist, back, thigh and hip
  • Signs of kidney problems like rapid weight gain, little or no urination, swelling and blood in the urine
  • Seizure
  • Serious stomach pain and diarrhoea which is watery or bloody
  • Symptoms of low magnesium like a cough or choking feeling, dizziness, muscle cramps, irregular heartbeats, muscle spasms, feeling jittery
  • New or worsening symptoms of lupus-like joint pain as well as a skin rash on your cheeks or arms that get worse in sunlight

Remember one thing that if you take this medicine for long term then you might develop stomach growths which are also known as fundic gland polyps. So it is better to consult your doctor about the risk beforehand.  

If you are using Omeprazole tablets or pills for more than 3 years then you can also suffer from vitamin B-12 deficiency. So you can ask your doctor well in advance how to manage this condition in case you develop it.  

Therefore, this is not the complete list of side effects, if you come across any other side effects then do contact your doctor once.  

Omeprazole Interactions 

Drug interactions can completely change how your medications work or can also increase your risk for serious side effects. So it is always better to inform your doctor well in advance about all the products you are using including prescription, non-prescription drugs as well as herbal products. You should not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine without the approval of your doctor.

There are total 180 drugs that are known to interact with Omeprazole medication.

15 major drug interactions

122 moderate drug interactions

43 minor drug interactions  

Some of the drug names that interact with Omeprazole tablets include Aspirin, Cymbalta, Doxycycline, Ibuprofen, Lipitor, etc.  

How do Omeprazole works? 

This medicine mainly works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by your stomach. This is done by blocking a system in the cells of your stomach which is known as a proton pump. 

Omeprazole Warnings 

 This medicine is not for relieving immediate heartburn symptoms. It can also cause kidney problems so if you see that you are urinating less than usual or have blood in your urine then contact your doctor immediately. 

 


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