BRAND NAME:
LOMISEC

GENERIC NAME:
Omeprazole

THERAPEUTIC SEGMENT:
Anti-Ulcerant

INDICATIONS:
For adults for the treatment of:

Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): treatment of erosive reflux esophagitis, long term management of patients with healed esophagitis to prevent relapse and symptomatic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

  • Gastric and duodenal ulcer.
  • Treatment and prophylax is of NSAID-associated ulceration.
  • Eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection associated with peptic ulcer disease.
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
  • Dyspepsia.
  • Prophylaxis of acid aspiration.

For children over 1 year of age and ? 10 kg for:

  • Treatment of reflux oesophagitis.
  • Symptomatic treatment of heartburn and acid regurgitation in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.

    Also, indicated in children and adolescents over 4 years of age in combination with antibiotics in treatment of duodenal ulcer caused by Helicobacter pylori.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

Omeprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Omeprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. This medication helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus.

DOSAGE FORM:
Capsules 20mg, 40mg

PACK SIZE:
14's