Omez 40mg Omeprazole Tablet
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|Manufacturer||Dr. Reddy, India|
Omez-40 mg is advised for people with gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other similar conditions characterized by an excessive amount of acid production in the stomach such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. This medication is also prescribed for the treatment of erosive esophagitis, a condition in which the stomach acid reaches the esophagus and damages it.
You must not take Omez-40 mg antacid medication if you are allergic to it or to any other benzimidazole drugs such as albendazole, or mebendazole. This medication will not give you instant relief if you have heartburn due to acid reflux. Notify your doctor beforehand if you have severe liver disease or magnesium deficiency so that he or she can judge whether it is safe for you to take Omeprazole.
Initial symptoms of heart attack are often misunderstood as heartburn. Get immediate and urgent medical attention if you have chest pain with pain advancing to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, and a general ill feeling.
Notify your doctor beforehand if you have severe liver disease or magnesium deficiency so that he or she can judge whether it is safe for you to take Omeprazole. Omeprazole OTC (over the counter) medication should not be taken for more than 14 days at one go. You may start another 14-day treatment only after a gap of at least 4 months. Omeprazole is not meant for children below 1 year of age.
Get emergency medical help if you get some allergic reactions to Omeprazole-40 mg or if you have symptoms like skin hives, breathing difficulty, swelling in the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Omez-40 mg may lead to low magnesium, symptoms of which are dizziness, confusion, feeling jittery, irregular and fast heart rate, jerking muscle movements, watery or bloody diarrhea, muscle cramps or weakness, limp feeling, cough or choking, or seizure. Stop taking Omeprazole if you get these symptoms and contact your doctor right away.
Some less serious side effects of Omeprazole are headache, mild diarrhea, upset stomach, stomach pain, fever, or cold symptoms like stuffy nose and cough.
The side effects mentioned above are not all the side effects reported or experienced due to Omeprazole.
Take Omez-40 mg acid reducer medication strictly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions printed on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage in any way unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also do not take it for a longer than recommended period. Omeprazole is normally taken before eating.
Omeprazole medication which is available over the counter should be taken once daily 24 hours apart for a maximum of 14 days. It is recommended that you take it in the morning before you have your breakfast and do not overrun the 24-hour rule. You may see some effects of Omeprazole after a minimum of 4 days of taking it.