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Omeprazole

Also known as Losec and Prilosec


Omeprazole (INN) (Prilosec and generics) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is one of the most widely prescribed drugs internationally and is available over the counter in some countries.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $22.44 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed omeprazole to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), esophagitis, blastomycosis, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take omeprazole if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking omeprazole most commonly experience side effects like headache, flatulence, and nausea.

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