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In treatment of:
NSAID- Associated Duodenal or Gastric Ulcer and Gastroduodenal erosions
4. Abdominal pain
8. Dry mouth
1. Hypersensitivity to Omeprazole
1. Hepatic impairment
2. Monitor gastric malignancy
3. Avoid prolonged use
Diazepam: Half life of diazepam is increased.
Phenytoin: Increased plasma concentration of phenytoin.
Oral Anticoagulants: May prolong the elimination of warfarin.
Cyclosporine, Disulfiram: Omeprazole interferes with the metabolism of these drugs.
Ketaconazole, Ampicillin esters, Iron Salts: Omeprazole may interfere with the absorption of these drugs where gastric pH is a determinant of their bio-availability.
Adult: 10 - 20 mg / day to be taken before meals.
Duodenal ulcer: 20 mg / day to be taken 30 minutes before meals for 1-2 months.
Gastric ulcer: 20 mg / day for 1-2 months.In severe cases dose can be increased to 40 mg / day. Maintenance dose: 10 - 20 mg / day.
Zollinger- Ellison syndrome: 60 mg / day increase the dose maximum up to 360 mg/ day in 3 divided doses if needed.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, oesophagitis: 20 mg / day for 1-2 months.
Acid related dyspepsia: 10 - 20 mg / day for 1 month.
NSAID associated ulceration: 20mg / day for 1 month.
Prophylaxis of acid aspiration during anesthesia: 40 mg in the evening before the surgery and the same dose 2 - 6 hours before the procedure.
Children: Not recommended