Omez 40 mg is used to treat conditions like gastric ulcers, Helicobacter pylori infection, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Erosive Esophagitis (inflammation of the food pipe), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and Duodenal Ulcer. It helps in improving the symptoms of heartburn, acidity and other such medical problems.
HOW TO USE
It is advisable to consume Omez 40 as per the instructions of your physician. Please read the medicine label carefully before use. You can take it at any time of the day with or without food but it would be better to take it before half an hour of your meal (preferably first meal). Do not chew or break the capsule.Never take a double dose to make up for the missed one.
HOW IT WORKS
The active ingredient of Omez 40 is omeprazole which belongs to the group of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs. It helps in restricting the acid formation in the stomach thereby providing relief in acid reflux and accelerating the process of ulcer healing.
You should inform your doctor in advance about your existing health conditions, medications, medical history and any known allergy to such drugs before using it. Avoid driving as this medicine may cause dizziness. Long-term consumption of Omez 40 is not considered beneficial.Pregnant and lactating women must consult their doctor before taking it.People with kidney and liver disease should consume it with care.Ask your doctor before consuming alcohol with Omez 40.
If you suffer from any of the above symptoms persistently, please seek your doctor's help earliest possible.