Omepron 20 mg
Formulation
Each capsule contains:
Omeprazole 20 mg

Omeprazole

Omepron® 20 mg Capsule

For relief from acid reflux/GERD

What is the medicine used for?

This medicine contains omeprazole which works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Omeprazole is used for the short-term treatment and symptomatic relief of heartburn that occurs two or more days per week (frequent heartburn).

How much and how often should you use this product?

Adult dose: Orally (by mouth), 1 capsule once a day 30 minutes to 1 hour before breakfast with a full glass of water

Take the medicine for 14 days. Or, as directed by a doctor.

  • Do not take more than 20 mg (1 capsule) per day.
  • Do not take a 14-day course more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.
  • Capsules should be swallowed whole. Do not split, crush or chew.
  • For children under 18 years old, ask a doctor.

Alternative Administration Option:

For patients who are unable to swallow the capsule whole, the capsule may be opened and the contents swallowed directly with a half glass of liquid or after mixing with a slightly acidic fluid such as applesauce, fresh juice and yoghurt or in a non-carbonated water. The mixture should be taken immediately and should not be stored for future use. The pellets must not be chewed or crushed.

For more information on safety, precaution and other information about this product, please see the Patient Information Leaflet.