Omez 40 Tablet is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. It helps treat acid-related diseases of the stomach and intestine such as heartburn, acid reflux, and peptic ulcer disease.
Omez 40 Tablet is also used to prevent stomach ulcers and acidity that may be seen with the prolonged use of painkillers. It belongs to a class of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). This medicine should be taken one hour before a meal, preferably in the morning. The dose will depend on your underlying condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep on taking it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear quickly. You can increase the efficiency of the treatment by eating smaller meals more often and avoiding caffeinated drinks (like tea and coffee), and spicy or fatty foods.
The most common side effects observed with this medicine include nausea, vomiting, headache, flatulence, diarrhea, and stomach pain. These symptoms are generally mild but if they bother you or do not go away, consult your doctor. Long-term use of this medicine may lead to an increased risk of side effects. For instance, using this medicine for more than 1 year may increase your risk for bone fractures, especially with higher doses. Talk to your doctor about ways to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis).
Omez-40 Tablet 10’s is effective at healing erosive esophagitis (inflammation of food pipe), relieving symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn), and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, stomach ulcers. Omez-40 Tablet 10’s works by irreversibly blocking the proton pump gate (which secretes stomach acid). It can be prescribed to all age groups including special populations like the elderly, pregnant, lactating mother, kidney, and liver disease patients. Usually, no dosage adjustment is required for these groups. It should not be given to the children less than 1 year of age as no clinical studies has been done.
Directions for Use
It is better to take Omez-40 Tablet 10’s an hour before a meal. Omez-40 Tablet 10’s should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it. Besides this, Omez-40 Tablet 10’s is also available in liquid form for those who cannot swallow tablets or capsules. Do not take Omez-40 Tablet 10’s for more than 4 weeks of duration without consulting the doctor.