(c) 2021 PillSync.com

Generic: omeprazole is used for the treatment of Duodenal Ulcer Esophagitis Gastroesophageal Reflux Heartburn Stomach Ulcer Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome Helicobacter Infections


IMPRINT: 20     SHAPE: round
    COLOR: red

Go PRO for all pill images

Active Ingredient (in Each Tablet)


Omeprazole 20 mg

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 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 right away (1-800-222-1222).

Directions

  • •for adults 18 years of age and older
  • •this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
  • •it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect; some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours

14-Day Course of Treatment
  • •take 1 tablet before eating in the morning
  • do not crush or chew tablets
  • •place the tablet on tongue; tablet disintegrates, with or without water. The tablets can also be swallowed whole with water.
  • •take every day for 14 days
  • •do not take more than 1 tablet a day
  • •do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
  • •do not take this medicine with alcohol

Repeated 14-Day Course (if needed)
  • •you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
  • do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
  • •children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.

Other Information

  • •read the directions and warnings before use
  • •keep the carton. It contains important information.
  • •store at 20-25°C (68-77°F); keep product out of high heat and moisture

Inactive Ingredients


amino methacrylate copolymer, ascorbic acid, cetyl alcohol, colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, ferric oxide, flavor, hypromellose, hypromellose phthalate, maize maltodextrin, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, propylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium stearate, sodium stearyl fumarate, sorbitol, sucralose, sugar spheres, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate

Questions Or Comments?


1-800-719-9260: weekdays 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST

Package/label Principal Display Panel


Compare to Prilosec OTC®

24 HR

omeprazole

Delayed Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets, 20 mg Acid Reducer

MELTS IN YOUR MOUTH

DISSOLVES WITHOUT WATER

Treats Frequent Heartburn!

14 Tablets

one 14-day course of treatment

may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

actual size

MELTech™

Strawberry Flavor

Melts In Your Mouth

DISCLAIMER:

"This tool does not provide medical advice, and is for informational and educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Call your doctor to receive medical advice. If you think you may have a medical emergency, please dial 911."

"Do not rely on openFDA to make decisions regarding medical care. While we make every effort to ensure that data is accurate, you should assume all results are unvalidated. We may limit or otherwise restrict your access to the API in line with our Terms of Service."

"This product uses publicly available data from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services; NLM is not responsible for the product and does not endorse or recommend this or any other product."

PillSync may earn a commission via links on our site