Omicap

Omicap

omeprazole

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Zizawa Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Omeprazole
Indications/Uses
Duodenal & gastric ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome & reflux oesophagitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Active gastric duodenal ulcer 20 mg/day for 2-4 wk. Severe duodenal ulcer 40 mg/day for 4-8 wk. Reflux oesophagitis 20 mg/day for 4-8 wk. Severe erosive oesophagitis 20-40 mg/day for 4-8 wk. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome 60 mg/day, duration adjusted to response. Elderly or patients w/ renal or hepatic impairment Dosage adjustment is not necessary.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately before a meal.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Dose-related increase in gastric carcinoid tumours. Increased risk for the development of tumors in patients receiving long-term therapy. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, diarrhoea, abdominal colic, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, rash, flatulence, constipation, cough & asthenia.
Drug Interactions
May interfere w/ cytochrome P-450 & induce or inhibit the metabolism of diazepam, warfarin & phenytoin. May interfere absorption of ketoconazole, ampicillin, esters & Fe salts.
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
Omicap cap 20 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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