Active ingredients: omeprazole
What it is used for
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD): Symptomatic GORD: The relief of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GORD. Erosive oesophagitis: The treatment and prevention of relapse. Peptic ulcers: The treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcer. Combination therapy for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease associated with H. pylori infection. The treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers and erosions associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The prevention of gastric and duodenal ulcers and erosions associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients assessed as being at high risk of gastroduodenal ulcer or complications of gastroduodenal ulcer. Long-term prevention of relapse in gastric and duodenal ulceration, in patients proven to be H. pylori negative, or in whom eradication is inappropriate, e.g. the elderly or ineffective. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: The treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Brownish, capsule-shaped film coated tablets with a debossment of "20" on one side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient omeprazole
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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