What Omeprazole Magnesium Capsule is used for and how to use it
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Omeprazole Magnesium Capsule - Consumer Medicine Information

Manufacture: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc
Country: India
Condition: Gastric Ulcer (Stomach Ulcer), Gastric Ulcer Maintenance Treatment, Gastric Ulcer Prophylaxis, Gastric Ulcer Relapse, Reflux (GERD), Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Class: Proton pump inhibitors
Form: Capsules
Ingredients: black iron oxide, dibasic calcium phosphate, gelatin, glyceryl monostearate, hypromellose 3 cps, magnesium oxide, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid copolymer dispersion, methacrylic acid copolymer Type B, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, potasium hydroxide, propylene glycol, red iron oxide, shellac, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, sugar spheres, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate

Active Ingredient(s)

Omeprazole magnesium delayed-release capsule 20.6 mg

(equivalent to 20 mg omeprazole)

Purpose

Acid reducer

Use(s)

  • treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
  • not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

Warnings

Allergy Alert

Do not use if you are allergic to omeprazole

Do not Use

if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools.These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

Ask a Doctor Before Use If You Have

  • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
  • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
  • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
  • frequent chest pain
  • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • unexplained weight loss
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking

  • warfarin, clopidogrel or cilostazol (blood-thinning medicines)
  • prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
  • diazepam (anxiety medicine)
  • digoxin (heart medicine)
  • tacrolimus (immune system medicine)
  • prescription antiretrovirals (medicines for HIV infection)

Stop Use and Ask Doctor If

  • your heartburn continues or worsens
  • you need to take this product for more than 14 days
  • you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
  • you get diarrhea

Pregnancy/Breastfeeding

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • for adults 18 years of age and older
  • this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
  • it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect; some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours

14- day Course of Treatment

  • swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning
  • take every day for 14 days
  • do not take more than 1 capsule a day
  • do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
  • swallow whole. Do not chew or crush capsules

Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed)

  • you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
  • do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.

Other information

  • read the directions and warnings before use
  • keep the carton. It contains important information

Storage

  • store at 20° – 25°C (68° – 77° F) and protect from moisture

Inactive Ingredients

black iron oxide, dibasic calcium phosphate, gelatin, glyceryl monostearate, hypromellose 3 cps, magnesium oxide, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid copolymer dispersion, methacrylic acid copolymer Type B, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, potasium hydroxide, propylene glycol, red iron oxide, shellac, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, sugar spheres, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate

Questions

Call 1-888-375-3784

Tips For Managing Heartburn

  • Do not lie flat or bend over after eating
  • Do not wear tight-fitting clothing around the stomach
  • Do not eat before bedtime
  • Raise the head of your bed
  • Avoid heartburn-causing foods such as rich, spicy, fatty or fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol and certain fruits and vegetables
  • Eat slowly and avoid big meals
  • If overweight, lose weight
  • Quit smoking