Omef 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:19 am

Omef 20mg Tablet

Uses of Omef 20mg Tablet

Omef 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastric Ulcer

Side effects of Omef 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Omef 20mg Tablet are – Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Omef 20mg Tablet

Do not use Omef 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Omeprazole

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Omef 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Omef 20mg Tablet works

Omef 20mg Tablet contains – Omeprazole

Omeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.

Dosage of Omef 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Omef 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Omef 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Omef 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Omecap 20mg Capsule  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

35.00  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Omecip 20mg Capsule  ( Cipla Ltd. )

37.95  15 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Romep 20mg Capsule  ( Royal Labs )

39.87  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Omis 20mg Capsule  ( Sanjivani Parenteral Ltd. )

44.65  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- alprazolam, astemizole, carbamazepine, cisapride, cyclosporine, diazepam, diltiazem, erythromycin, felodipine, lidocaine, lovastatin, midazolam, quinidine, simvastatin, terfenadine, triazolam, verapamil, voriconazole: Decreased clearance and increased blood levels of these drugs.

ampicillin, iron salts, itraconazole, ketoconazole, vitamin B12: Impaired absorption of these drugs.

atazanavir, nelfinavir: Decreased plasma atazanavir or nelfinavir level.

cilostazol: Increased blood cilostazol level.

clarithromycin: Increased blood levels of omeprazole and clarithromycinl.

digoxin: Increased digoxin bioavailability, possibly digitalis toxicity.

levobupivacaine: Increased risk of levobupivacaine toxicity.

methotrexate: Possibly delayed methotrexate elimination.

nifedipine: Decreased nifedipine clearance, increased risk of hypotension.

phenytoin: Decreased phenytoin clearance, increased risk of phenytoin toxicity.

saquinavir: Increased plasma saquinavir level.

sucralfate: Decreased omeprazole absorption.

tacrolimus: Possibly increased tacrolimus level.

warfarin: Possibly increased risk of abnormal bleeding.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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