Omee 20mg Strip Of 20 Capsules
Omee 20mg Strip Of 20 Capsules

Omee 20mg Strip Of 20 Capsules

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20 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Omeprazole(20.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Omee capsule is used to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines, heartburn, chest pain due to acid reflux disease. It is also helpful in managing Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It contains Omeprazole ...
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uses

Uses of Omee 20 MG

  • Omee capsule is used in treating heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach comes up to food pipe and mouth.
  • It is also used for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach, intestine and inflammation and erosion of food pipe due to stomach acid.
  • This capsule is also useful in the management of a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumor of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
contraindications

Contraindications of Omee 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Omee capsule.
  • If you have an allergic reaction to any medicines that are proton pump inhibitors (PPI) such as Esomeprazole, Pantoprazole, Rabeprazole and Lansoprazole.
  • If you are taking nelfinavir, used to treat HIV infection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Omee 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Omee 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Omee capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Omee capsule can be taken during pregnancy only after consulting your doctor. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Omee capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Omeprazole from Omee capsule passes into breast milk but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, Omee capsule can be used while breastfeeding only after consulting your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Omee capsule?
A:
Omee capsule may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omee capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Omee capsule as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any problems with your liver.
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea.
  • You have abnormal weight loss.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools.
  • You have a skin reaction after taking similar medicine.
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion and problems in swallowing.
  • You are expected to take Omee capsule for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with it.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Omee 20 MG

How Does It Work?

A pump called the proton pump present in the stomach wall is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Omeprazole present in Omee capsule binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blockin...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Omee 20 MG

  • Omee capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken without food preferably in the morning.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Omee 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Omee capsule may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a p...
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  • Concomitant use of Omee capsule with Nelfinavir and Atazanavir used to treat HIV infection is not allowed.
  • Concomitant use along with antifungals such as Posaconazole and anticancer medicine like Erlotinib should be avoided.
  • There can be increased chances of getting side effects if you are taking a medicine containing Digoxin used to treat heart failure along with Omee capsule, especially in elderly patients.
  • Other medicines like Clopidogrel, Cilostazol, Phenytoin, Saquinavir, Tacrolimus, Methotrexate, Rifampicin, Clarithromycin and Voriconazole should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Your doctor may recommend that you take Omee capsule on an empty stomach, at least 40 minutes before meals.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Omee 20 MG

  • Store Omee capsules in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Omee 20 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Omee capsules are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, depression, confusion. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of the symptoms or th...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Omee capsule, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a dou...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I tell my doctor before taking Omee capsule?

  • Let your doctor know if you are on any medications or supplements currently. Also, share with him if you have any of the following: A personal/family history of stomach cancer
  • A history of any infection, cirrhosis of the liver or any other critical medical condition

Q: What should I do If I frequently experience heartburn and stomach pain?

A: There are several reasons which may cause heartburn and abdominal pain. Try to observe if a particular dietary ingredient is causing this issue and avoid it. Also, avoid very oily and fried food. Consult a doctor if the problem persists even after this and get proper treatment done. Do not self-medicate.

Q: What is Omee capsule used for?

A: Omee Capsule is used for the treatment of chest pain and heartburn due to stomach acid. It is also used in the treatment of several forms of ulcer of the gut and conditions of excessive stomach acid production.

Q: Can Omee capsule be taken before food?

A: Yes, you should always take this medicine at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.

Q: Are there any side effects of Omee capsule?

A: You may experience side effects like headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation while on treatment with Omee capsule.

Q: What is Omee capsule?

A: Omee capsule contains omeprazole as an active medicine and is used to treat chest pain and heartburn due to stomach acid. It is also used in treating several types of ulcers of the gut and conditions of excessive stomach acid production.

Q: How to take Omee capsule?

  • Take Omee capsule as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken without food preferably in the morning.

Q: Can the Omee capsules be used for back pain?

A: No, the Omee capsule is not effective for back pain. It is an acidity medicine that is used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn and ulcer.

Q: Can I take the Omee capsule during pregnancy?

A: You can take the Omee capsule after consulting a doctor during pregnancy. Avoid taking any medicine during pregnancy without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can the Omee capsule be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, the Omee capsule should be taken on an empty stomach preferably in the morning. However, people with difficulty swallowing can take the capsule with juice (e.g. apple, orange or pineapple) or non-carbonated liquid by mixing the content of the capsule in juice or as advised by your doctor. The dispersed solution should be consumed within 30 mins.

modeOfAction

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ContainsOmeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 20 Dec 2021 | 11:03 AM (IST)
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