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Omez 40mg Inj

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
40mg Powder For Injection in Vial
28.24*
MRP 43.45
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Omeprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antacid

Medical Description

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (antacid).

Uses of Omez 40mg Inj

Omez 40mg Inj injection is used as an alternative to oral medication or where an oral medicine is not useful. It is indicated mainly for the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a disease in whic
h tumours cause the stomach to produce too much acid) but may also be used for stomach and intestinal ulcers, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, (a disorder in which acid frequently flows back into the tube connecting your mouth and stomach causing heartburn or acid indigestion) where oral medication is not indicated.
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Contraindications of Omez 40mg Inj

  • Have an allergic reaction to Omez 40mg Inj or other proton pump inhibitors
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Reduced levels of calcium and magnesium
  • Liver diseases
  • If you are on anti-HIV medications like nelfinavir
  • If you have/ are suspected of having stomach cancer

Side effects of Omez 40mg Inj

  • Omez 40mg Inj side effects include headache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea and stomach ache
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Itching and rashes due to allergy
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Fatigue, tiredness
  • Increased risk of infections, especially on long term use
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Taste changes
  • Low levels of sodium in the blood (rare)
  • Joint pains (arthralgia) or muscle pains (myalgia)
  • Hair loss (alopecia) (rare)

Precautions and Warnings of Omez 40mg Inj

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
If you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy, ask your doctor for advice before you are given this injection.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine can be passed into breast milk. Normal doses are not likely to have any harmful effects on a nursing infant. Lactating women who are breastfeeding can use the medicine after consulting the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Side effects such as dizziness and visual disturbances happen due to this medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
Alcohol increases acidity and can make your symptoms worse. However, no interaction between alcohol and this medicine has been reported so far.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Talk to your doctor if you have:
  • If you have liver issues.
  • You begin to vomit food or blood while taking this medicine, or you pass black stools (blood-stained faeces).
  • Severe diarrhoea warning: {[name}} can increase your risk of severe diarrhoea. If you are experiencing persistent diarrhoea, immediately stop the medication and see your doctor.
  • Bone fractures warning: People with a history of long term intake of proton pumps inhibitor drugs, such as this medicine, every day for a year or longer may have an increased risk of bone fractures.
  • If you develop a skin rash, especially in sun-exposed areas tell your doctor as soon as you can.
  • Low magnesium levels warning: Use of this medicine for three months or longer may cause lower levels of magnesium in your body. If you have taken {[name}}, get your serum electrolytes and magnesium t
    ested.
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Mode of Action of Omez 40mg Inj

How Does It Work?

Omez 40mg Inj is a proton pump inhibitor that reduces the amount of acid secretion by inhibiting a cellular level pump in your stomach called the proton pump, which is essential for acid production.

Directions for Use of Omez 40mg Inj

Omez 40mg Inj dosage is given as a slow intravenous injection over a period of around 2.5 minutes at a maximum rate of 4 ml per minute.

Interactions of Omez 40mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Notify your doctor if you are already taking any of these medicines as Omez 40mg Inj may influence their effectiveness.
  • It may interact with drugs such as warfarin, clopidogrel, digoxin, cyclosporine, phenytoin, ketoconazole, voriconazole, and iron supplements.
  • Drugs are given in HIV patients (such as nelfinavir/tenofovir/ atazanavir, rilpivirine, etc.) and medications like methotrexate and erlotinib are known to show interactions.

Interactions with food items

There are no known interactions of Omez 40mg Inj with food or beverages. However, nicotine, caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, and cola), and alcohol can stimulate stomach acid or delay ulcer healing a
nd hinder the treatment process.
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Other general Interactions

Notify your doctor if you are already taking any of these medicines as Omez 40mg Inj may influence their effectiveness. It may interact with drugs such as warfarin, clopidogrel, digoxin, cyclosporine
, phenytoin, ketoconazole, voriconazole, and iron supplements.
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Storage and disposal of Omez 40mg Inj

Please store in cool and dry condition, and away from direct sunlight.

Dosage of Omez 40mg Inj

Overdose

  • Overdose symptoms may include:
  • confusion
  • drowsiness
  • blurred vision
  • rapid heartbeat
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • sweating
  • flushing (sudden rushing feeling of warmth)
  • headache
  • dry mouth
  • Seek emergency medical attention immediately

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue scheduled regular dosing. Do not take extra medicine to replac
e the missed dose.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How is Omez 40mg Inj injection given?

A: The injection will have to be administered by a doctor, who will decide how much you need. The injection will be given to you as an infusion into one of your veins

Q: What should I tell my physician before starting Omez 40mg Inj?

  • Studies have linked Omez 40mg Inj to stomach cancer, so it is important to share with your doctor if you have ever had any personal or history of stomach cancer in your family. It is also essential fo
    r you to share information on the history of HIV or AIDS, liver cirrhosis or other critical conditions that you are suffering from. Also, disclose to your doctor all the ongoing medications and supplements that you are taking.
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Q: Can I operate machinery after the administration of this medicine?

A: If side effects such as dizziness and visual disturbances occur, you should not drive or operate machinery.

Q: How should I store the injection?

A: Do not store the injection above 25°C and store it in the original package in order to protect it from light. Do not use the injection after the expiry date.

Quick Summary

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ContainsOmeprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesZollinger-Ellison syndrome, GERD, Ulcer
Side effectHeadache, constipation, diarrhoea, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 10:07 AM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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