What does omeprazole DR 20 mg capsule look like?
OMEPRAZOLE 20 mg R644 (Omeprazole Delayed-Release 20 mg) Pill with imprint OMEPRAZOLE 20 mg R644 is Purple / Gray, Capsule-shape and has been identified as Omeprazole Delayed-Release 20 mg. It is supplied by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited.
Is there a difference between Prilosec and omeprazole?
Both prescription Prilosec and Prilosec OTC contain the same active ingredient, omeprazole, which effectively stops acid production. Prescription Prilosec treats diseases that require diagnosis and supervision by a doctor. Prilosec OTC treats only symptoms of frequent heartburn.
Is it OK to take Prilosec every day?
Prilosec OTC is to be used once a day, every day for 14 days as a course of treatment. Do not take for more than 14 days or more oftent han every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.
What are the side effects of Prilosec?
Prilosec is available in generic form. Side effects of Prilosec include: headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, gas,
Can taking Prilosec be harmful?
Although most people tolerate Prilosec ® ( omeprazole ) well, it is not free of dangerous risks. Because this medication is not suitable for everyone, make sure you talk to your healthcare provider about possible Prilosec dangers that may apply to you. Some of the most common Prilosec side effects include: Back pain.
What does Prilosec do?
Prilosec (omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Prilosec is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid. Prilosec is also used to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid).
What’s in Prilosec?
The active ingredient in PRILOSEC ( omeprazole ) Delayed-Release Capsules is a substituted benzimidazole, 5-methoxy-2-[[(4-methoxy-3, 5-dimethyl-2-pyridinyl) methyl] sulfinyl]-1H-benzimidazole, a compound that inhibits gastric acid secretion. Its empirical formula is C 17H 19N 3O 3S, with a molecular weight of 345.42.