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Generic Prilosec Capsules for Treatment of GERD, Gastric & Duodenal Ulcer

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Generic Prilosec (Omez Capsules) is a medicine which is a proton pump inhibitor. It is used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease (PUD) (Gastric and Duodenal), gastroesophageal reflux …

Generic Prilosec (Omez Capsules) is a medicine which is a proton pump inhibitor. It is used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease (PUD) (Gastric and Duodenal), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

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  • 1. Generic Prilosec Tablets Generic Prilosec (Omez Capsules) is used in the treatment of Dyspepsia, Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) (Gastric and Duodenal), Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD/GERD), Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 2. Generic Prilosec Tablets Active Ingredient The active ingredient present in Generic Prilosec is Omeprazole Magnesium. Omeprazole Magnesium is a white to off white powder which is slightly soluble in water at 25°C, and it is soluble in methanol. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 3. Generic Prilosec Tablets Chemical Structure © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 4. Generic Prilosec Tablets Indications Generic Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor that is used for: ➔Treatment of duodenal ulcer in adults ➔Treatment of gastric ulcer in adults ➔Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) ➔Maintenance of healing of erosive esophagitis ➔Treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 5. Generic Prilosec Tablets Indications ➔Treat a rare condition called Zollinger-Ellison syndrome © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 6. Generic Prilosec Tablets How Does Omeprazole work? Omeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made by the stomach, to give relief of symptoms and allow healing to take place. This does not stop food being digested in the normal way. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 7. Generic Prilosec Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Swallow Omeprazole capsules whole with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew. Short-Term Treatment of Active Duodenal Ulcer The recommended dosage is 20 mg Once daily for 4 weeks. Some patients may require treatment for an additional 4 weeks © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 8. Generic Prilosec Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage H. pylori Eradication to Reduce the Risk of Duodenal Ulcer Recurrence: Triple Therapy consisting of a combination of Prilosec 20 mg, Amoxicillin 1000 mg and Clarithromycin 500 mg. Each medicine twice daily for 10 days Dual Therapy: Prilosec 40 mg once daily for 14 days Clarithromycin 500 mg three times daily for 14 days © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 9. Generic Prilosec Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Gastric Ulcer: The recommended dosage is 40 mg once daily for 4 to 8 weeks GERD: The recommended dosage is 20 mg once daily for 4 to 8 weeks Maintenance of Healing of Erosive Esophagitis: The recommended dosage is 20 mg once daily © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 10. Generic Prilosec Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Pathological Hypersecretory Conditions: The recommended dosage is 60 mg once daily(varies with individual patient) © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 11. Generic Prilosec Tablets Missed Dose If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if you remember when it is almost time for your next dose, take only your usual dose at that time. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 12. Generic Prilosec Tablets Contraindications Generic Prilosec (Omez Capsules) are contraindicated in the following cases: ➔Known hypersensitivity to Omeprazole Magnesium or any inactive ingredients of this medication. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 13. Generic Prilosec Tablets Side Effects of Generic Prilosec The side effects of Generic Prilosec (Omez Capsules) with an incidence rate of 2% or more are headache, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and flatulence © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 14. Generic Prilosec Tablets Warnings And Precautions ➔Concomitant Gastric Malignancy: Symptomatic response to therapy with Generic Prilosec Capsules does not preclude the presence of gastric malignancy. ➔Atrophic Gastritis has been observed in gastric corpus biopsies from patients treated long-term with Generic Prilosec Capsules. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 15. Generic Prilosec Tablets Overdosage Symptoms Symptoms of overdosage were variable, but included confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, tachycardia, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, flushing, headache, dry mouth, and other adverse reactions similar to those seen in normal use. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 16. Generic Prilosec Tablets Overdose Treatment There is no specific antidote to Omeprazole Magnesium . The patient has to be observed closely and treatment should be symptomatic and supportive. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  • 17. Generic Prilosec Tablets Omez Capsules Manufactured by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. For more information click here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland

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