Omed/Omed 20

Omed/Omed 20 Dosage/Direction for Use

omeprazole

Manufacturer:

Medhaus

Distributor:

Medhaus
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Omed: Patients who are unable to take oral medication, e.g in severely ill patients with reflex oesophagitis, duodenal ulcer or gastric ulcer. Omeprazole 40 mg bolus is recommended once daily for up to 5 days.
Administration: Omeprazole 40 mg I.V. injection should be administered intravenously only and should not be given by any other route.
Injection: For I.V. injection, reconstitute one sterile single dose vial of Omeprazole (Omed) injection with 10 mL of sterile water for Injection USP (without preservative) to make 10 mL solution containing 4 mg/mL of Omeprazole approximately.
The reconstituted solution of Omeprazole (Omed) injection having 4 mg/mL of Omeprazole approximately is stable for 4 hrs when stored in original vial in a cool place.
The reconstituted solution of Omeprazole (Omed) injection should not be used if it contains visible particulate matter.
Infusion: For I.V. infusion, reconstitute one sterile single dose vial of Omeprazole (Omed) injection with 10 mL of sterile water for Injection USP (without preservative) to make 10 mL solution containing 4 mg/mL of Omeprazole approximately. Subsequently add 10 mL of reconstituted solution containing 4 mg/mL of Omeprazole approximately, to 90 mL of Sodium Chloride Injection (Containing 0.9% w/v Sodium Chloride) or 90 mL of Dextrose Injection (Containing 5% w/v Dextrose) or 90 mL of Mannitol Injection (containing 5% w/v of Mannitol) to make 100 mL solution of 0.4 mg/mL of Omeprazole approximately. No other solution should be used for infusion. The resultant infusion should be given intravenously over a period of 20-30 minutes. The prepared infusion solution should be used within 3 hours of preparation and any unused portion should be discarded. The infusion solution having Omeprazole should not be refrigerated.
The diluted infusion solution of Omeprazole (Omed) injection having 0.4 mg/mL of Omeprazole approximately in infusion fluids are stable up to 4 hrs when stored in a cool place and protect from light. The diluted infusion solution containing Omeprazole sodium should not be used if they contain visible particulate matter.
Omed 20: Acid-related Dyspepsia: 10 or 20 mg daily for 2 to 4 weeks.
Gastro-esophageal reflux Disease: 20 mg daily for 4 weeks up to 8 weeks if not fully healed.
Peptic Ulcer disease: 20 mg daily, or 40 mg in severe case, 4 weeks for duodenal ulcer and 8 weeks for gastric ulcer.
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: 60 mg daily, adjusted as required. The majority of patients are effectively controlled by dose in the range 20 to 120 mg daily, but doses up to 120 mg 3 times daily.
Acid Aspiration: 40 mg in the evening before the surgery, further 40 mg up to 6 hours before the procedure.
Or as prescribed by the physician.
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