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OMEZ 20MG CAP

Omez 20Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Omez 20Mg tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. High levels of stomach acid can induce stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, erosive esophagitis (swelling of oesophagus) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn, stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Omez 20Mg tablet is Omeprazole (20 Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Pantoprazole, a proton pump inhibitor and anti-ulcer, stops the action of proton pumps that are found on the cells that line the stomach there by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach and helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Omez 20Mg tablet.

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in the tablet
  • Concomitant use with Nelfinavir and Rilpivirine medicines
  • Caution:
  • Gastric malignancy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Hepatic impairment
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Omez 20Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Peripheral oedema
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Vomiting
  • Hypomagnesaemia
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dry mouth

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Flatulence
  • Osteoporosis related fractures
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Insomnia
  • Pruritis
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your health care professional. Take the tablet immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush/chew the tablet. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take Omez 20Mg tablet as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule.
Omez 20Mg tablet should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Omez 20Mg tab, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Weakness
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Tachycardia
  • Diaphoresis
  • Flushing
  • Dry mouth
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Omez 20Mg tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

This tablet is likely safe to use in patients with renal impairment. Dose adjustments of the medicine may not be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Extreme caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the Omez 20Mg tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this medicine is not suggested in patients with moderate to severe liver diseases. Any symptoms such as fever, dark urine etc should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Pregnancy:

Use of Omez 20Mg tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely unsafe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Interaction of alcohol with Omez 20Mg tablet is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

Omez 20Mg tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Caffeine, spicy and fatty foods should be avoided while using Omez 20Mg tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Omez 20Mg tablet with the following medicines:
Clopidogrel
Atazanavir
Nelfinavir, Rilpivirine
Rifampicin
Clarithromycin
Methotrexate
Diazepam
Citalopram
Phenytoin
Ketoconazole, fluconazole
Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius), away from moisture and light
  • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Omeprazole for:

This medication is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for indigestion, peptic ulcer and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORDGERD). It works by decreasing stomach acid production.

How does Omeprazole work:

Omeprazole helps avoid harm to the GI (gastrointestinal) tract caused by stomach acid or infection.

How should Omeprazole be used:

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, before food. PO- The recommended adult oral dose is 20 mg once daily.

Common side effects of Omeprazole :

Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Hip, spine, or wrist fractures may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Omeprazole :

If you have an allergy to omeprazole or any other part of this drug. - Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. A fast heartbeat. Very bad belly pain. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Very upset stomach or throwing up. Any bruising or bleeding. Very bad bone pain. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Seizures. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Omeprazole with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Omeprazole :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Omez 20Mg tablet?

Omez 20Mg tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. High levels of stomach acid can induce stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, erosive esophagitis (swelling of oesophagus) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn, stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dose and duration.

Q3.How many Omez 20Mg tablets can be taken in a day?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day. Do not take more than 2 tablets in a day.

Q4.What are the side effects of this medicine?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include abdominal pain, constipation, increased liver enzymes, peripheral oedema, headache, nausea, dizziness, vertigo, vomiting, hypomagnesaemia, dyspepsia, dry mouth. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as pruritis, osteoporosis related fractures, insomnia, gynaecomastia, flatulence, interstitial nephritis, vitamin B12 deficiency, insomnia, carcinoma.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

Omez 20Mg tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6.When should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. It should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

Omez 20Mg tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to weakness, confusion, drowsiness, tachycardia, diaphoresis, dry mouth, flushing.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

This tablet should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine.

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking Omez 20Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in the tablet, concomitant use with Nelfinavir and Rilpivirine medicines, gastric malignancy, osteoporosis, vitamin B12 deficiency, hepatic impairment, pregnancy and lactation.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 5 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is approximately 18-24 hours.

Q12.Can I take this tablet during pregnancy?

Use of Omez 20Mg tablet is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

Q14.Can I take this tablet without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am using this medicine?

Interaction of alcohol with Omez 20Mg tablet is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-25 degree Celsius). Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q17.If I have trouble swallowing this tablet, can I mix it in water and drink?

Omez 20Mg tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

The amount of time for which this medicine to show its effect in the body is within one hour of administration. You will start to feel better in 2-3 days and may take 4 weeks for complete relief.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Omez 20Mg tablet?

OMEWYN 20MG CAP, OCID 20MG CAP

Seller Information
Manufactured By

DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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