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Omlek 20mg Capsules

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Omlek 20 MG Description

Omlek Capsule 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. Omlek Capsule contain

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

Offer Price₹28.90
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ContainsOmeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, stomach ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting
TherapyANTACID
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Uses of Omlek 20 MG

  • Omlek Capsule 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 Omlek 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to omeprazole or any other ingredients of Omlek Capsule.
  • 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 Omlek 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Omlek 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Omlek Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Omlek Capsule 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

Q:
Can I take Omlek Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Omeprazole from Omlek Capsule passes into breast milk but in small amounts and may not harm the baby. Hence, Omlek Capsule can be used while breastfeeding only after consulting your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Omlek Capsule?
A:
Omlek Capsule may cause dizziness and drowsiness. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omlek Capsule?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Omlek Capsule 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 Omlek Capsule for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with it.

Mode of Action of Omlek 20 MG

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 Omlek Capsule binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocki...
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Directions for Use of Omlek 20 MG

  • Omlek Capsule 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 Omlek 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Omlek 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 ...
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  • Concomitant use of Omlek Capsule 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 Omlek Capsule, 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 Omlek Capsule on an empty stomach, at least 40 minutes before meals.

Storage and disposal of Omlek 20 MG

  • Store Omlek Capsules in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Omlek 20 MG

Overdose

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

If you missed any dose of Omlek Capsule, 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 a do...
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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: What is Omlek Capsule used for?

A: Omlek 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 Omlek Capsule be taken before food?

A: Yes, you should always take Omlek at least 40 mins before food, preferably in the morning before breakfast.
Product Details
Brand
OMLEK
Expires on or After
03/01/2023
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:06 PM (IST)

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