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Omez 20 Strip Of 20 Capsules
Omez 20 Strip Of 20 Capsules

Omez 20 Strip Of 20 Capsules

20 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Omez 20 MG Description

Omez capsule is used to treat heartburn and stomach and intestinal ulcers. It contains omeprazole as an active ingredient. This capsule works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Thus, also used for treating Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease.

Omez should be used under medical prescription and for the prescribed duration. It should be taken without food. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and headache are some side effects of the Omez 20 capsule. These side effects normally go away with time, but if your condition deteriorates, you should consult your doctor or visit the hospital.

A few other capsules with omeprazole are Omee 20 capsule, Ocid 20mg capsule, Nogacid 20mg capsule, Oskar 20mg capsule, and Omecip 20mg capsule. Inform your doctor if you are using this medicine as a continuous treatment of acidity for more than 4 weeks or if the symptoms are persistent even after taking the medicine.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹48.70
You Save₹8.59 (15% on MRP)
ContainsOmeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
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Uses of Omez 20 MG

  • Omez capsule is used in the treatment of heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach comes up to the food pipe and mouth.
  • Treatment of ulcers of 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 tumour of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Contraindications of Omez 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Omez capsule.
  • If you are allergic to any medicines that are proton pump inhibitors (PPI) such as Esomeprazole, Pantoprazole, Rabeprazole and Lansoprazole.
  • If you are on medications like nelfinavir, used to treat HIV infection.

Side effects of Omez 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Gas

Precautions and Warnings of Omez 20 MG



Can I take the Omez capsule during pregnancy?
Omez capsule can be taken during pregnancy. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Omez capsule while breastfeeding?
Omeprazole passes into human milk, but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, the Omez capsule can be used while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Omez capsule?
Omez capsule may make you dizzy and feel sleepy, thus you should avoid driving if you do not feel well.


Can I consume alcohol with Omez capsule?
You must avoid consuming alcohol in excess as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver.
  • You notice abnormal weight loss.
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea.
  • 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 not expected to take the Omez capsule for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with that.

Directions for Use of Omez 20 MG

  • Omez 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.

Storage and disposal of Omez 20 MG

  • Store below 25°C, protect from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Omez 20 MG

  • Omez capsule is recommended to use this medicine in the prescribed manner. However, anti-reflux medicines should preferably be taken in the morning on an empty stomach or with food for optimum effecti...
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  • You can make certain lifestyle modifications like preventing excess intake of foods that cause acidity, like carbonated drinks and oily/fried food, regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight.
  • Omez capsule is also advised to limit alcohol intake and quit smoking for better treatment of acidity.
  • It is advised to reduce stress and get good sleep each night.
  • Inform your doctor if you are using this medicine as a continuous treatment of acidity for more than 4 weeks or if the symptoms are persistent even after taking medicine.
  • This medicine can hamper the actions of other medicines taken simultaneously. Inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience effects like nausea, fullness and bloating, especially after food intake, even after taking Omez capsules.

Dosage of Omez 20 MG


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

If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Mode of Action of Omez 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Omeprazole belongs to the class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes that involve the intake of ions via proton pumps in the cells.
  • Omeprazole reduces the intake of the ions in the stomach cells that are necessary for the production of digestive acids in the stomach and hence leads to reduced acid production.

Interactions of Omez 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Omez capsules 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 ...
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  • Concomitant use of Omez capsule with nelfinavir and atazanavir used to treat HIV infection should be avoided. Concomitant use along with antifungals such as posaconazole and anticancer medicine like e...
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  • There can be increased chances of getting side effects if you are taking a medicine containing digoxin used to treat heart failure along with Omez Capsule, especially in elderly patients.
  • Other medicines like clopidogrel, cilostazol, phenytoin, saquinavir, tacrolimus, methotrexate, rifampicin, clarithromycin and voriconazole should be used cautiously.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is gastro-intestinal reflux disorder (GERD)?

A: There is a valve-like structure in between the stomach and the food pipe, which allows food to pass from the food pipe into the stomach. In Gastro-intestinal reflux disorder (GERD), the acid from the stomach goes back upwards in the food pipe. This acid causes chest discomfort, pain, burping and damage to the food pipe.

Q: What is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome?

A: Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a condition of increased acid production in the stomach due to a tumour.

Q: Which medicines are used to treat acid reflux?

A: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the most used medicines for acid reflux. Omeprazole, Esomeprazole, Rabeprazole and Pantoprazole are a few examples of proton pump inhibitors. However, these medicines should only be used after consulting a doctor.

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

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 Omez capsule used for?

A: Omez capsule is used for the treatment of chest pain and heartburn due to stomach acid. It is also used in treating several forms of ulcers of the gut and conditions of excessive stomach acid production.

Q: Can Omez 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: What are the side effects of Omez 20 mg?

A: You may experience nausea, diarrhoea, nausea, constipation, headache, flatulence, etc., after taking Omez 20 mg.

Q: Can I take Omez 20 during pregnancy?

A: Yes, you can take Omez 20 during pregnancy. However, it is advisable to always consult a doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Q: When should I take my Omez tablet?

A: You should always take Omez tablet at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush or break it.

Q: Is Omez an antibiotic?

A: No Omez is not an antibiotic medicine. It is anti-reflux medicine that is used to treat heartburn, stomach and intestinal ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease.

Q: How long does Omez take to work?

A: Omez 20 starts showing its maximum effect within 1-2 hours after taking this medicine. You should start to feel better within 2 to 3 days to work fully and control your symptoms. If you do not feel any improvement within a few days, consult the doctor. The doctor might switch you to a different medicine.

Q: Is Omez good for acidity?

A: Yes, Omez helps reduce acidity. It is used to treat stomach and intestine ulcers, heartburn, GERD and other high acid secretion conditions.

Q: Can I take Omez at night before bed?

A: Omez must be taken at the recommended dosage and frequency per the doctor's recommendation. Take it as prescribed.

Q: Can omeprazole affect sleep?

A: Omez does not induce sleep or alter the sleep cycle in patients taking it.

Q: Can I take Omez cap twice a day?

A: Omez capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.

Q: Can dialysis patients take Omez?

A: It is better to discuss with your doctor all other medicines and conditions before starting Omez capsule.

Q: Can Omez be taken daily?

A: Omez capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Follow the instructions given by your doctor.

Q: What should I inform the doctor about before starting the Omez 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, history of any infection, cirrhosis of the liver or any other critical medical condition.
Last Updated on: 16 May 2023 | 1:52 PM (IST)
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