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Omez 20 Cap 20'S

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
20 Capsule(s) in Strip
45.53*
MRP 55.52
18% OFF
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Omeprazole(20.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Omez capsule is used to treat heartburn, stomach and intestinal ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease. It contains omeprazole as an active ingredient. Om...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

  • 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

Contraindications of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

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

Precautions and Warnings of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omez capsule?
A:
You must avoid consuming alcohol in excess 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 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

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. ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

  • 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.
interactions

Interactions of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Omez 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 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

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

Dosage of Omez 20 Cap 20'S

Overdose

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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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

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 the use of Omez capsules?

A: Omez 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 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.

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ContainsOmeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 04 Oct 2021 | 04:56 PM (IST)
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