Mild reflux disease & associated symptoms
20 mg/day w/in 2-4 wk, & a 4-wk treatment period for healing of associated oesophagitis, or further 4 wk if not sufficient. Long-term management & prevention of relapse in reflux oesophagitis
Maintenance dose: 20 mg/day, increasing to 40 mg/day if relapse occurs. Reduce to 20 mg/day again after healing from relapse. Moderate & severe reflux oesophagitis
40 mg/day, may be doubled [increase to 2 tab (40 mg) daily] especially when there has been no response to other treatment. Severe liver impairment
Reduce dose to 1 tab (40 mg) every other day. Elderly or patient w/ impaired kidney function
Max daily dose: 40 mg.