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Omeprazole Tablets

Specifications

Medicine Type Allopathic
Form Tablets
Use for Ulcer
Packaging Packed in strips

Details :

  • Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
  • Omeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid. It is also used to promote healing of erosive esophagitis(damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid).
  • Omeprazole may also be given together with antibiotics to treat gastric ulcer caused by infection with helicobacter pylori (H. pylori).
  • Over-the-counter (OTC) omeprazole is used to help control heartburn that occurs 2 or more days per week. This medicine not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms. OTC omeprazole must be taken on a regular basis for 14 days in a row.


How should I take omeprazole?

  • Omeprazole is usually taken before eating (at least 1 hour before a meal). Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
  • Use Prilosec OTC (over-the-counter) exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.
  • Shake the oral suspension (liquid) before you measure a dose. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon).
  • If you cannot swallow a capsule whole, open it and sprinkle the medicine into a spoonful of applesauce. Swallow the mixture right away without chewing. Do not save it for later use.
  • You must dissolve omeprazole powder in a small amount of water. This mixture can either be swallowed or given through a nasogastric (NG) feeding tube using a catheter-tipped syringe.
  • OTC omeprazole should be taken for only 14 days in a row. Allow at least 4 months to pass before you start a new 14-day course of treatment.
  • Use this medicine for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve.
  • Taking omeprazole long-term could cause you to develop a vitamin B-12deficiency. Talk to your doctor about how to manage this condition.
  • Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.
  • Some conditions are treated with a combination of omeprazole and antibiotics. Use all medications as directed and read all medication guides you receive. Do not change your dose or dosing schedule without your doctor's advice.
  • This medicine can affect the results of certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using omeprazole.
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
  • Omeprazole dosing information
  • Usual Adult Dose for Duodenal Ulcer  - 20 mg orally once a day before a meal. Most patients heal within 4 to 8 weeks.


Usual Adult Dose for Helicobacter pylori Infection :

  • Dual therapy - omeprazole 40 mg orally once a day in the morning plus clarithromycin 500 mg orally 3 times a day on days 1 to 14. Beginning on day 15, omeprazole 20 mg orally once a day in the morning on days 15 to 28.
  • Triple therapy - omeprazole 20 mg plus clarithromycin 500 mg plus amoxicillin 1000 mg all given orally twice a day for 10 days. If an ulcer is present at the initiation of therapy, continue omeprazole 20 mg orally once a day for an additional 18 days.
  • Study (n=294) - Canadian Adult Dyspepsia Empiric Treatment-Helicobacter pylori positive (CADET-Hp) - omeprazole 20 mg, metronidazole 500 mg, and clarithromycin 500 mg, twice daily for 7 days.


Usual Adult Dose for Gastric Ulcer : 40 mg orally once a day before a meal for 4 to 8 weeks.

Usual Adult Dose for Erosive Esophagitis : 20 mg orally once a day before a meal. This dosage may be increased to 40 mg per day based on desired clinical response and patient tolerance. Studies have been completed up to 12 months for maintenance therapy of erosive esophagitis.

Usual Adult Dose for Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome :

  • Initial - 60 mg orally once a day. Dosage should be individualized to patient's needs.
  • Maintenance - doses up to 120 mg 3 times a day have been administered. Daily doses greater than 80 mg should be divided.


Usual Adult Dose for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease :

  • Initial - 20 mg orally once a day before a meal for 4 to 8 weeks. This dosage may be increased to 40 mg per day if needed.
  • Maintenance - long-term treatment with doses of 10 to 20 mg per day may be required for maintenance therapy of refractory disease and appears to be safe.


Usual Adult Dose for Multiple Endocrine Adenomas :

  • Initial - 60 mg orally once a day before a meal. This dosage may be titrated based on desired clinical response and patient tolerance.
  • Maintenance - doses up to 120 mg 3 times a day have been administered. Daily doses greater than 80 mg should be divided.


Usual Adult Dose for Systemic Mastocytosis :

  • Initial - 60 mg orally once a day before a meal. This dosage may be titrated based on desired clinical response and patient tolerance.
  • Maintenance - doses up to 120 mg 3 times a day have been administered. Daily doses greater than 80 mg should be divided.


Usual Adult Dose for Dyspepsia : Prevention of frequent heartburn - 20 mg orally once daily, before a meal, for 14 days.


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