Omeptas

Omeptas

omeprazole

Manufacturer:

Zim

Distributor:

Better Option

Marketer:

Suhitas
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Omeprazole
Indications/Uses
Conditions where inhibition of gastric acid secretion may be beneficial, including aspiration syndromes, dyspepsia, GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Dyspepsia 10-20 mg daily for 2-4 wk. GERD 20 mg once daily for 4 wk, followed by further 4-8 wk if not fully healed. Maintenance: 20 mg once daily after healing of esophagitis. Refractory esophagitis 40 mg daily. Maintenance: 20 mg once daily after healing of esophagitis. Peptic ulcer 20 mg as a single daily dose; severe cases 40 mg as a single daily dose & continued for 4 wk for duodenal ulcer & 8 wk for gastric ulcer. Maintenance: 10-20 mg once daily. NSAID-associated ulceration 20 mg daily as prophylaxis in patients w/ previous history of gastroduodenal lesion requiring continued NSAID-treatment.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately before a meal.
Special Precautions
Hepatic impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, diarrhea & skin rashes.
Drug Interactions
May alter the metabolism of some other drugs metabolised by the CYP450, isoenzyme CYP2C19. May prolong the elimination of diazepam, phenytoin & warfarin. May reduce the absorption of drugs eg, ketoconazole & possibly itraconazole, whose absorption is independent on an acid gastric pH.
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
Omeptas cap 20 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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