Omesec

Omesec

omeprazole

Manufacturer:

Duopharma Manufacturing (Bangi)

Distributor:

Duopharma Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Omeprazole
Indications/Uses
Benign gastric & duodenal ulcer, GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, H pylori eradication.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Benign gastric ulcer 20 mg once daily for 8 wk, may be increased to 40 mg once daily for severe or recurrent cases. Benign duodenal ulcer 20 mg once daily for 4 wk, may be increased to 40 mg once daily for severe or recurrent cases. Long-term therapy: 20 mg once daily for up to 1 yr. Prevention of relapse: 10 mg once daily, may be increased to 20-40 mg once daily. GERD 20-40 mg once daily for 4-8 wk. Maintenance: 10 mg once daily. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Initially 60 mg once daily. Usual range 20-120 mg daily. Doses >80 mg should be divided & given bd. H pylori eradication Dual therapy: 40 mg daily w/ amoxycillin 750 mg bd or w/ clarithromycin 500 mg tds for 2 wk. Triple therapy: 20 mg bd or 40 mg once daily w/ amoxycillin 500 mg tds & metronidazole 400 mg tds for 7 days. Alternatively, 20 mg bd or 40 mg once daily w/ clarithromycin 250 mg bd & metronidazole 400 mg (or tinidazole 500 mg) bd for 7 days, or 20 mg bd or 40 mg once daily w/ amoxycillin 1 g bd & clarithromycin 500 mg bd for 7 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately before a meal.
Special Precautions
Exclude gastric malignancy. Hepatic disease. Pregnancy & lactation. Geriatrics.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rash, urticaria, pruritus, headache, GI disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Ampicillin esters, Fe salts, ketoconazole, acid-labile drugs, clarithromycin, digoxin, diazepam, phenytoin, warfarin & bone marrow depressants.
ATC Classification
A02BC01 - omeprazole ; Belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors. Used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Presentation/Packing
Form
Omesec cap 20 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
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