Omez 20 mg capsules
Omez 20 mg Capsule is classified under the Proton pump inhibitor class medicine. It works to reduce the quantity of acid your stomach produces. It helps to treat stomach ulcers gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD), and Zollinger Ellison syndrome.
These capsules work in the treatment of heartburn, intestinal ulcers stomach acid. Omez 20mg capsule is the main component of this capsule. It works by blocking the action of those enzymes that produce the stomach acids. Thus it gives you relief from heartburn and stomach ulcers.
It also gives you ease from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), chest pain, and Zollinger Ellison syndrome. That happens to stomach acid reflux problems.
You should use these capsules only if your doctor suggests you take them. A doctor can prescribe this medicine to patients aged 12 years or above. you should take the tablet at least an hour before food. Gulp down the capsule a whole without biting or crushing it. Apart from capsules this medicine also comes in liquid form. So that those who can not swallow the capsule can take the liquid form. Do not take Omez capsule not more than 4 weeks in a row. Consult your health expert for further use. If you take small meals every after 2 hours. it may increase the efficacy of this medicine. You should also avoid caffeine or caffeinated products or spicy and oily foods, acidic food, and citrus fruits.
Patients may notice a few adverse effects after prolonged use of this drug. The most common adverse signs of this capsule are gas formation, diarrhea, headache, and stomach pain.
Uses of Omez 20 mg Capsules
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Stomach ulcers
- Zollinger Ellison syndrome
How to use Omez 20 mg capsules
It is good to use the medicine at least an hour before food. Take a glass of water and gulp down the capsule with it. Do not crack, crush, or break it. You can take the capsule only for 4 weeks with a doctor's consultation.
How It works
Omez 20 mg Capsule is very helpful to treat erosive esophagitis. Thus it relieves the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, stomach ulcer, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It works by blocking the proton pump gate that releases stomach acid. But this drug can not be given to children 1 year or below. Though this can be prescribed to pregnant women, aged people, or patients with liver or kidney problems.
Side Effects of Omez 20 mg capsules
Patients may notice a few adverse effects after prolonged use of this drug. However, these symptoms are very mild and vanish after a few days. But if they do not go contact the health expert.
Common Side effects
- Stomach pain
- In children Respiratory system issues are noticed.
Alcohol intake may give you dehydration if you take it with an omez 20 mg capsule. It can also increase the acid levels in your stomach and this can minimize the efficacy of the medicine. Therefore you should limit your alcohol intake.
There are not many studies available about the effect of this medicine on pregnant women. Therefore we suggest you consult a health expert.
Not much data is available about its effects on the breastfeeding mother.
This capsule can cause blurry vision, sleepiness, and dizziness. Therefore if you notice such symptoms avoid driving vehicles and operating machinery.
Q-What is Omez 20 mg capsules used for?
These capsules work in the treatment of heartburn, intestinal ulcers stomach acid. Omeprazole is the main component of this capsule. It works by blocking the action of those enzymes that produce the stomach acids. Thus it gives you relief from heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Q-Does prolonged use of omez 20 mg capsules give side effects?
Long-term use of this capsule can make your bones weak and reduce your hemoglobin levels. Therefore a health expert may prescribe you some vitamin b 12 tablets and also calcium/vitamin D/magnesium tablets to enhance your bone density.
Q-Does the omez 20 mg capsules help in stomach cancer treatment?
No, this does not work to treat stomach cancer. Do not take this tablet until your health adviser prescribes you.
Q-can I use an omez 20 mg capsules for gastric bleeding?
This capsule only blocks excess secretion of stomach acid that causes heartburn and acid reflux. So if you notice blood in your stool contact a doctor asap.
Keep the drug in a place that is cool and dry. Also, avoid keeping it within reach of children.