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Omepren 10mg Capsules

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Omepren 10mg Capsules Description

Omepren 10mg Cap 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. Omepren 10mg Cap

contains Omeprazole as an active medicine. It acts by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration, it is prescribed by your doctor.


Product Summary

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ContainsOmeprazole(10.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
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Uses of Omepren 10mg Capsules

  • Omepren 10mg Cap 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.
  • 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 of Omepren 10mg Capsules

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Omepren 10mg Cap .
  • 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.

Side effects of Omepren 10mg Capsules

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Omepren 10mg Capsules



Can I take Omepren 10mg Cap during pregnancy?
Omepren 10mg Cap can be taken during pregnancy only after consulting your doctor. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Omepren 10mg Cap while breastfeeding?
Omeprazole from Omepren 10mg Cap passes into breast milk but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, Omepren 10mg Cap can be used while breastfeeding only after consulting your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Omepren 10mg Cap ?
Omepren 10mg Cap may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Omepren 10mg Cap ?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Omepren 10mg Cap as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

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 Omepren 10mg Cap for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with it.

Mode of Action of Omepren 10mg Capsules

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 Omepren 10mg Cap binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus bl...
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Directions for Use of Omepren 10mg Capsules

  • Omepren 10mg Cap should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • 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.

Interactions of Omepren 10mg Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Omepren 10mg Cap 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 hav...
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  • Concomitant use of Omepren 10mg Cap 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 Omepren 10mg Cap , 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 Omepren 10mg Cap on an empty stomach, at least 40 minutes before meals.

Storage and disposal of Omepren 10mg Capsules

  • Store Omepren 10mg Cap s in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Omepren 10mg Capsules


Symptoms of an overdose of Omepren 10mg Cap s are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, headache, depression, confusion. Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of the symptoms ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Omepren 10mg Cap , 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 ...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is Omepren 10mg Cap used for?

A: Omepren 10mg Cap 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 Omepren 10mg Cap be taken before food?

A: Yes, you should always take Omepren 10mg Cap at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:06 PM (IST)
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