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Omez Dsr Strip Of 15 Capsules

Omez Dsr Strip Of 15 Capsules

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
15 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 204.50
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Medical Description

Omez-DSR capsule is an anti-reflux medicine. It is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). It contains a combination of domperidone and omeprazole. This capsule is used when it does not respond to omeprazole therapy alone. Gastrointestinal reflux disease, or GERD, is a condition where acid from the stomach comes up to the food pipe. This backflow of acid irritates the lining of the food pipe and leads to chest pain and heartburn.

This medicine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Take this capsule at least 30 minutes before food. Do not miss any dose or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Along with taking medicine on time, certain lifestyle modifications can help manage your acidity problem better. Try eating smaller meals, eating slowly avoiding overeating and lying down immediately after having a meal. Limit your intake of alcohol, avoid smoking and maintain a healthy weight. Consult the doctor to understand what works for you best. Omee D capsuleOcid DSR capsule, Omido DSR capsule and Oskar DSR capsule are other medicines containing omeprazole and domperidone as their active ingredients.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting Omez-DSR capsule.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹179.96
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ContainsDomperidone(30.0 Mg) + Omeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, dry mouth
TherapyANTACID AND ANTI-EMETIC
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uses

Uses of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

  • Omez-DSR capsule is used to treat GERD (Gastrointestinal reflux disease), not responding to omeprazole alone. It helps relieve symptoms such as indigestion, heartburn, or acidity.
  • Managing a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumour of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
  • It is also used for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and intestine (peptic ulcer disease) and inflammation and erosion of food pipes due to stomach acid.
contraindications

Contraindications of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole, domperidone, or any of the ingredients of Omez-DSR capsule.
  • If you are taking an anti-HIV medicine called nelfinavir.
  • If you have or ever had bleeding or obstruction in the stomach or intestine.
  • If you have any liver disorder or impairment.
  • If you have prolactin pituitary tumours (tumours of the pituitary gland).
  • If you have any heart conditions such as heart failure, heart rhythm problems, electrolyte or salt imbalance.
  • Medicines known to alter heart rhythm should not be taken along. If you are not sure which are these medicines ask your doctor.
sideEffects

Side effects of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Omez-DSR capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited safety information available on the use of Omez-DSR capsule in pregnancy. Hence, this medicine should be used only prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Omez-DSR capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Omez-DSR capsule pass into the breastmilk in a small amount. Your doctor may prescribe you this medicine while you are breastfeeding, only if it is necessary. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Omez-DSR capsule?
A:
Omez-DSR capsule is unlikely to affect the ability to drive. However, if you experience dizziness, visual disturbances after taking this medicine avoid driving or be cautious.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omez-DSR capsule?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Omez-DSR capsule. However, avoid consuming alcohol as it is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You are suffering from an HIV infection.
  • You have a stomach tumour or cancer.
  • You are taking medicines to treat an infection.
  • You develop skin lesions after taking Omez-DSR capsule.
  • You have a history of fractures, osteoporosis or are taking any medicines.
  • You have serious heart problems like heart failure, heart rhythm problems or electrolyte imbalance.
  • You have been taking Omez-DSR capsule for more than three months. Your doctor may perform regular tests to monitor your blood magnesium levels.
  • Taking this capsule for more than a year may weaken bones; consult with your doctor regularly on prolonged treatment.
  • If you are on long-term treatment with this medicine, your doctor may start you on calcium or vitamin B12 supplements.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

  • Omez-DSR capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should preferably be taken in the morning before food. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

  • Store Omez-DSR capsules in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

  • Omez-DSR capsules are used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD occurs when the stomach contents go back into the food pipe. Do not take this medicine for any other condition than tha...
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  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • Before starting Omez-DSR capsules, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, inform your doctor about all your other medicines and your complete med...
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  • This medicine should preferably be taken before meals for optimum effectiveness.
  • Headache, dizziness, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting may occur in some individuals with this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • If you experience sleepiness after taking Omez-DSR capsules, avoiding driving, operating heavy machinery or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness is recommended.
  • 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.
  • It is also advised to limit alcohol intake and quit smoking for better treatment of your acid reflux.
dosage

Dosage of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are dizziness, nausea, headache, confusion, agitation, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, altered consciousness, disorientation, sleepiness and tremors. If you experience any of the sy...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not ...
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Mode of Action of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

How Does It Work?

  • A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Omeprazole binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion.
  • Domperidone increases the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
interactions

Interactions of OMEZ DSR STRIP OF 15 CAPSULES

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Omez-DSR capsule works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can smoking and alcohol increase acidity and GERD?

A: Yes, both cause an increase in acidity. Smoking also relaxes a valve present between the food pipe and the stomach. This leads to stomach acid coming back upwards in the food pipe. This worsens reflux/ GERD disorders.

Q: Can we take OMEZ D after dinner?

A: Omez D can be taken at any time of the day, as advised by the doctor. But, it should preferably be taken before food for maximum benefits. Also, it would be best to take it at the usual time each day for optimum results.

Q: Can Omez DSR capsule be taken while on periods?

A: Yes, you can take Omez DSR capsule while you are on your period. This medicine does not affect your menstrual cycle.

Q: How to take Omez-DSR capsule?

A: Take Omez-DSR capsule as advised by your doctor. You should take this medicine with a glass of water, preferably 30 mins before a meal.

Q: What is the composition of Omez DSR Capsule?

A: Omez DSR Capsule contains a combination of domperidone and omeprazole, an anti-reflux medicine.

Q: What is the use of Omez DSR capsule?

A: Omez-DSR is used to treat Gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD) not responding to omeprazole alone. It helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn or acidity.

Q: What foods should I avoid when taking Omez D?

  • Foods that are greasy or fatty, such as pizza, deep-fried chicken and french fries, slow down digestion and frequently cause heartburn, nausea and indigestion.
  • Additionally, several spices, chocolate, coffee, peppermint, onions and garlic might exacerbate gastrointestinal discomfort.
Last Updated on: 9 February 2024 | 12:28 PM (IST)

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