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This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take omeprazole delayed-release capsules or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about omeprazole delayed-release capsules. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to omeprazole delayed-release capsules. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using omeprazole delayed-release capsules.
Gas; headache; mild diarrhea or stomach pain; nausea; vomiting.
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Treating heartburn or irritation of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It may also be used for short-term treatment of ulcers of the stomach or small intestine. It may also be used with certain antibiotics to treat ulcers of the small intestine and to help prevent them from coming back. It may also be used to treat conditions that cause your body to make too much stomach acid (eg, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Store omeprazole delayed-release capsules at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep omeprazole delayed-release capsules out of the reach of children and away from pets.
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This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if omeprazole delayed-release capsules may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
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Use omeprazole delayed-release capsules as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Pregnancy Category C Risk cannot be ruled out.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
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Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest or throat; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); bloody or watery stools; bone pain; chest pain; dark urine; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent diarrhea or stomach pain; severe or persistent nausea or vomiting; stomach cramps; swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet; symptoms of kidney problems (eg, not able to pass urine, change in the amount of urine produced, blood in the urine, a big weight gain); unexplained weight loss; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; vision changes; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use omeprazole delayed-release capsules.
Omeprazole delayed-release capsules is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Generic Name: omeprazole (oh-MEP-ra-zole) Brand Name: Prilosec.
Approval History Calendar Drug history at FDA.
CSA Schedule N Not a controlled drug.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with omeprazole delayed-release capsules. l your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
Some medical conditions may interact with omeprazole delayed-release capsules. l your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Contact (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center, or emergency room immediay.
Availability Rx/OTC Rx and/or OTC.
Disclaimer: This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take this medicine or any other medicine. Only your health care provider has the knowledge and training to decide which medicines are right for you. This information does not endorse any medicine as safe, effective, or approved for treating any patient or health condition. This is only a brief summary of general information about this medicine. It does NOT include all information about the possible uses, directions, warnings, precautions, interactions, adverse effects, or risks that may apply to this medicine. This information is not specific medical advice and does not replace information you receive from your health care provider. You must talk with your healthcare provider for complete information about the risks and benefits of using this medicine.
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