OMEPREN 10-Oct 10MG/20MG

The Brand Name OMEPREN Has Generic Salt :: Omeprazole 

OMEPREN  Is From Company Blue Cross Priced :: Rs. N.I./33.00

OMEPREN have Omeprazole is comes under Sub class GERD, of  Main Class Gastrointestinal System

Main Medicine Class:: Gastrointestinal System  Sub Medicine Class :: GERD

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Omeprazole  CAP  Rs. N.I./33.00  10-Oct
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10-Oct
 OMEPREN  Blue Cross  10MG/20MG  10-Oct Rs. N.I./33.00

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Blue Cross :: OMEPREN  Omeprazole  Gastrointestinal System GERD,

Indications for Drugs ::

Peptic ulcer, H. pylori infection, Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, Oesophagitis, Acid-related dyspepsia, NSAID-associated ulceration

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Peptic ulcer 20 mg once daily. Severe: 40 mg/day. Duration: Duodenal ulcers: 4 wk; Gastric ulcers: 8 wk. Maintenance: 10-20 mg once daily. NSAID-associated ulceration 20 mg/day. Eradication of H. pylori infection Dose varies w/ regimen: 20 mg once daily or 40 mg/day in 1-2 divided doses. To use w/ antibiotics. GERD 20 mg once daily for 4 wk, may continue for another 8 wk if needed. Maintenance: 10 mg/day. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Initial: 60 mg once daily. Maintenance: 20-120 mg/day. Give doses >80 mg in 2 divided doses. Prophylaxis of acid aspiration during general anesth Initial: 40 mg the evening before surgery and another 40 mg 2-6 hr pre-op. Acid-related dyspepsia 10 or 20 mg/day 2-4 wkly. Erosive oesophagitis 20 mg/day for 4-8 wk. Maintenance: 20 mg/day for up to 12 mth of total therapy inclusive of treatment period. IV Gastric and duodenal ulcers; Reflux oesophagitis 40 mg once daily. Prophylaxis of acid aspiration during general anesth 40 mg, to be completed 1 hr before the surgery.

Contraindication ::

Known hypersensitivity to any of its component.

Drug Precautions ::

Exclude malignancy, prolonged use, hepatic impairment. Pregnancy, lactation, children <1 yr. elderly and asians (increased bioavailability). Drug Side Effects ::

Diarrhoea, nausea, fatigue, constipation, vomiting, flatulence, acid regurgitation, taste perversion, arthralgia, myalgia, urticaria, dry mouth, dizziness, headache, paraesthesia, abdominal pain, skin rashes, weakness, back pain, upper respiratory infection, cough. Potentially Fatal: Anaphylaxis.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Omeprazole is a substituted benzimidazole gastric antisecretory agent and is also known as PPI. It blocks the final step in gastric acid secretion by specific inhibition of H+/K+ ATPase enzyme system present on the secretory surface of the gastric parietal cell. Both basal and stimulated acid are inhibited.

Drug Interactions ::

Increased risk of hypomagnesaemia w/ diuretics. May increase INR and prothrombin time w/ warfarin. Increased risk of digoxin-induced cardiotoxic effects. May increase plasma concentration benzodiazepines (e.g. diazepam), clarithromycin and methotrexate. Decreased absorption of itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, dasatinib, iron salts. May prolong elimination of diazepam, cilostazol, phenytoin and ciclosporin. May reduce the antiplatelet effect of clopidogrel. Potentially Fatal: May decrease plasma concentrations and pharmacological effects of rilpivirine, nelfinavir and atazanavir.


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