Omidor (20mg)

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Composition

Omeprazole(20 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Omeprazole(20 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Omeprazole is used to treat regurgitation of acid and stomach contents into the food pipe (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) causing pain, inflammation and heartburn, ulcers in the upper part of the intestine (duodenal ulcer) or stomach (gastric ulcer),ulcers which are infected with bacteria called ‘Helicobacter pylori’, ulcers caused by pain-killers (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs), and too much acid in the stomach caused by a growth in the pancreas (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome).

SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea, stomach pain, constipation, excessive passage of wind, urge to vomit, and vomiting.

DRUG INTERACTION

Omeprazole interacts with nelfinavir, atazanavir, saquinavir, anti-fungal drugs (ketoconazole, itraconazole, posaconazole or voriconazole), digoxin, diazepam, phenytoin, blood-thinners (warfarin or other vitamin K blockers), rifampicin, tacrolimus, cilostazol, clopidogrel, erlotinib, methotrexate, amoxicillin and clarithromycin . Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Omeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor, blocks the enzyme in the stomach wall that produces acid. This reduces the acid production in the stomach and reduces gastric acidity.

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Omidor (20mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Omidor (20mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Omidor (20mg) with alcohol?

No studies found