Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg
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How Omeperazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg Work For Your Frequent Heartburn
Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg work differently from other heartburn products, such as antacids and other acid reducers. Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg stop acid production at the source - the
that produces stomach acid. Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg are to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days.
What to Expect When Using Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg
Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg are a different type of medicine from antacids and other acid reducers. Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg may take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours. Make sure you take the entire 14 days of dosing to treat your frequent heartburn.
For years, doctors have prescribed omeprazole to treat acid-related conditions in millions of people safely.
Who Should Take Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg
This product is for adults (18 years and older) with
- when you have heartburn 2 or more days a week.
- Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg are not intended for those who have heartburn infrequently, one episode of heartburn a week or less, or for those who want immediate relief or heartburn.
How to Take Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg
14-Day Course of Treatment
- Swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water before eating in the morning.
- Take every day for 14 days.
- Do not take more than 1 tablet a day
- Do not chew or crush the tablets.
- Do not crush tablets in food.
- Do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor.
It is important not to chew or crush these tablets, or crush the tablets in food. This decreases how well Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg work.
When to Take Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg Again
You may repeat a 14-day course of therapy every 4 months.
When to Talk to Your Doctor
Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.
Warnings and When to Ask Your Doctor
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
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
- 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
Stop use and ask a doctor if
- clopidogrel bisulfate (anti-blood clotting medicine)
- warfarin (blood-thinning medicine)
- prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
- diazepam (anxiety medicine)
- digoxin (heart medicine)
- tacrolimus (immune system medicine)
- atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
If pregnant or breast-feeding,
- 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
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. (1-800-222-1222)
Tips for Managing Heartburn
- Do not lie flat or bend over soon after eating.
- Do not eat late at night or just before bedtime.
- Certain foods or drinks are more likely to cause heartburn, such as rich, spicy, fatty and fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol and even some fruits and vegetables.
- Eat slowly and do not eat big meals.
- If you are overweight, lose weight.
- If you smoke, quit smoking.
- Raise the head of your bed.
- Wear loose-fitting clothing around your stomach.
How are Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg Sold
Omeprazole Delayed Release Tablets 20 mg are available in 14 tablet, 28 tablet and 42 tablet sizes. These sizes contain one, two and three 14-day courses of treatment, respectively. Do not use for more than 14 days in a row unless directed by your doctor. For the 28 count (two 14-day courses) and the 42 count (three 14-day courses), you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months.
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