Omelcid Cap 20mg 2×7’s

Omelcid Cap 20mg 2×7’s

Omelcid Cap 20mg 2x7's

Omelcid Cap 20mg 2×7’s

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Pack Size: 2X7’s


Composition: Omeprazole


Pharmaceutical form: Capsules


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Description

Omelcid Cap 20mg 2×7’s

Omelcid Cap 20mg 2×7’s is a medication used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. It is also used to prevent upper gastrointestinal bleeding in people who are at high risk. Omeprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) and its effectiveness is similar to other PPIs. It can be taken by mouth or by injection into a vein.

Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, headaches, abdominal pain, and increased intestinal gas. Serious side effects may include Clostridium difficile colitis, an increased risk of pneumonia, an increased risk of bone fractures, and the potential of masking stomach cancer. It is unclear if it is safe for use in pregnancy. It works by blocking the release of stomach acid.

Omeprazole was patented in 1978, and approved for medical use in 1988. It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. It is available as a generic medication. In 2017, it was the seventh most commonly prescribed medication in the United States, with more than 58 million prescriptions. It is also available without a prescription in the United States.

Uses

Omeprazole 20mg Capsules are used to treat the following conditions: In adults: ‘Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease’ (GORD). This is where acid from the stomach escapes into the gullet (the tube which connects your throat to your stomach) causing pain, inflammation and heartburn.

Side Effects

It is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). Side Effects. Headache or abdominal pain may occur.

When Not To Use

The use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI), especially omeprazole, has been associated with development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). These drugs are widely used worldwide. Although some studies have found an association between the use of PPI and the onset of acute renal failure and CKD.

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