Omeprazole is used to treat excess stomach acid in conditions such as non cancerous stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), active duodenal ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and erosive esophagitis. Omeprazole works by blocking gastric acid production and is from the group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors.
Generic name : omeprazole
Storage : Store below 30°C
Drug class : Proton pump inhibitors
Treatment of Heartburn
Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
Treatment of Peptic ulcer disease
Heartburn and acid reflux happens when a muscle above your stomach relaxes too much and allows stomach contents and acid to come back up into your esophagus and mouth.
Omez Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. It reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux.
You can increase the efficiency of the medicine by making certain lifestyle changes.
These include avoiding foods that trigger the symptoms, eating smaller more frequent meals, losing weight if you are overweight.
Directions for use
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Omez Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How omeprazole works?
Omez Capsule is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.
Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
Severe stomach pain, diarrhea that is watery or bloody
New or unusual pain in your wrist, thigh, hip, or back
Kidney problems - fever, rash, nausea, loss of appetite, joint pain, urinating less than usual, blood in your urine, weight gain
Low magnesium - dizziness, irregular heartbeats, feeling jittery, muscle cramps, muscle spasms, cough or choking feeling
New or worsening symptoms of lupus - joint pain, and a skin rash on your cheeks or arms that worsens in sunlight.