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Omez Insta Sachet

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Omeprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Belonging to a cluster of drugs known as PPIs, this medication is used for reducing the acid content in the stomach. It treats duodenal or gastric ulcers, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), inflammation of the esophagus and conditions wherein the stomach secretes excess acid. Primarily, this drug can cure all infections that are a result of the bacteria Helicobacter Pylori.

Prolonged intake of this medication (usually over a period of three years) can result in your body’s decreased ability to absorb Vitamin B12. It may also result in symptoms like neuro-inflammation, nervousness, irregular menstrual cycles, impaired muscle coordination, tingling sensation or numbness of the feet and hands, etc.

The medicine is useful against the following conditions:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

  • Duodenal Ulcer

  • Helicobacter Pylori Infection

  • Erosive Esophagitis

Following are some of the common side effects that may occur:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 72 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine can be used during pregnancy only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Omez Insta Sachet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

The drug is a proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    The drug interacts with ketoconazole, methotrexate, warfarin and nelfinavir.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients suffering from osteoporosis should use some other safer alternative.
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