ACID REDUCER- omeprazole tablet, delayed release

Country: United States

Language: English

Source: NLM (National Library of Medicine)

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Active ingredient:

OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM (UNII: 426QFE7XLK) (OMEPRAZOLE - UNII:KG60484QX9)

Available from:

7-Eleven

Administration route:

ORAL

Prescription type:

OTC DRUG

Therapeutic indications:

Acid reducer - treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week) - not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect - trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools - 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 These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor. - had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition. - frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn - unexplained weight loss - nausea or vomiting - stomach pain taking a prescription drug. Acid reducers may interact with certain prescription drugs. - 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 - you get diarrhea - you develop a rash or joint pain

Authorization status:

Abbreviated New Drug Application

Summary of Product characteristics

                                ACID REDUCER - OMEPRAZOLE TABLET, DELAYED RELEASE
7-ELEVEN
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TIPS FOR MANAGING HEARTBURN
Do not lie flat or bend over after eating
Do not wear tight-fitting clothing around the stomach
Do not eat before bedtime
Raise the head of your bed
Avoid heartburn-causing foods such as rich, spicy, fatty or fried
foods, chocolate,
caffeine, alcohol and certain fruits and vegetables
Eat slowly and avoid big meals
If overweight, lose weight
Quit smoking
_DRUG FACTS_
_ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH TABLET)_
Omeprazole delayed-release tablet 20 mg (equivalent to 20.6 mg
omeprazole
magnesium USP)
_PURPOSE_
Acid reducer
_USE_
treats frequent heartburn (occurs _2 OR MORE_ days a week)
not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1
to 4 days for full
effect
_WARNINGS_
ALLERGY ALERT:
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
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
These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
ASK A DOCTOR BEFORE USE IF YOU HAVE:
had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious
condition.
frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
unexplained weight loss
nausea or vomiting
stomach pain
ASK A DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST BEFORE USE IF YOU ARE
taking a prescription drug.
Acid reducers may interact with certain prescription drugs.
STOP USE AND ASK A DOCTOR IF:
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
you get diarrhea
you develop a rash or joint pain
IF PREGNANT OR BREAST-FEEDING,
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 (1-800-222-
1222) right away.
_DIRECTIONS_
for adults 18 years of age and olde
                                
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