Active Ingredient(s): Omeprazole
FDA Approved: * September 14, 1989
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Prilosec Overview

Omeprazole, sold under the brand names Prilosec and Losec among others, is a medication used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome.[1] It is also used to prevent upper gastrointestinal bleeding in people who are at high risk.[1] Omeprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) and its effectiveness is similar to other PPIs.[7] It can be taken by mouth or by injection int...

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Oblong light purple pill with ~P~ on one side

Anybody know what this pill is? Have looked on various pill identification sites and can't find it. ## This is likely over the counter Pamprin which is used in treating menstrual cramps and related symptoms (NDC 71687-3003). Active Ingredients: - Acetaminophen 500 mg - Pamabrom 25 mg - Pyrilamine maleate 15 mg Color: Purple Score: No score Shape: Capsule Size: 18mm Imprint Code: P Source: DailyMed Please note that because this is an over the counter product, the appearance is subject to change and there could be other over the counter products with a similar appearance. They are not regulated as strictly as prescription drugs. This was updated July 2020 to reflect the most current information ## I have a pill that is Pink oblong with the imprint 'P' and two swirly lines on b...

Gastritis including ulcer

Good day I am a 45 year old women who is overweight and no matter what I have tried cannot loose the weight.over the past several weeks I have had severe gastritis and acid reflux. I vomit most of the time but only bile. I am currently taking Stillen andomniflux 20 only to find that the Stillen makes my symptoms worse, it feels like I have a rock stuck between my upper stomach and chest cavity. Please any advice will help cannot go to a doctor as I cannot afford it and am not on a medical aid. ## Have you tried take any antacids? I am not sure which ones are available where you live, but usually a person with these conditions is prescribed an antacid, or proton pump inhibitor, such as Prilosec. Its typical side effects may include gas, bloating, stomach pain, and dizziness, according to...

purple pill with p on one side

It only has the letter P in between to swirly lines that look kind of like this ?P? ## What kind of pill is this? it's purple with the word p between 2 swirly lines ## If you don't mind my asking, whereabouts did you find or purchase this pill at? As of yet the closest thing I've seen here is an oblong light purple pill with a capital "P" sitting on top of a horizontal line "_". The other side is blank. Turns out that this is an OTC Prilosec tablet used for treating heartburn. What shape is the pill that you're describing (round, oblong, capsule, etc)? Any additional details on its origin or physical description may also help other readers narrow down specific search results. ## Did you find out the answer? I found one just like that in my daughter's ...

iron infusion side effects concern

I had my first iron infusion on Monday (it is now Sunday) as I am severely iron deficient. I was not informed that there would be any side effects by my doctor or hematologist. Since Monday I have been bedridden with the worst migraines, chronic nausea, shoulder and neck muscle spasms, loss of appetitive, heightened sense of smell which in turn makes me vomit a lot, no energy, swollen glands, the feeling that something is crawling under my skin, itchiness, irritability, needing to urinate excessively, clammy mouth and sore joints. Is this normal? I've been to the doctor and he just gave me anti nausea medication which hasn't worked. I'm freaking out. I've just wasted a whole week in bed and still feel awful. ## Everything you've described are listed as possible side ...

Oblong Peach Colored Pill imprinted with P

Peach colored tablet about 1/2 long and 1/4 wide and 1/8 thick with and underlined capital P imprint on it along its length. ## i found a pill laying around the house with a captal P on one side and its paechy in coor what could this be ## What I found is pretty close to your description except that on each side of the score there is a b stamped. ## Based on what is being described here, it sounds like it is most likely a Prilosec OTC (an over the counter antacid). You can view an image of it here. Hope this helps! ## peach color pill oval with a cut in the middle believe to be a pill for ed, candian ot dr prescript U.S.


I want to know what this cream is for and if there is any side effects ## Hi Lisa, Do you happen to know the full drug names that correspond to each abbreviation? There are so many possible names that come up that I wouldn't want to risk steering you in the wrong direction. Prilosec, Gabapentin, Fluoxetine, and Levofloxacin (or) Levothyroxine are just a few names that come to mind, but I'm not sure if these would all be compounded together in a cream. Please post back if you have any other specific details regarding their actual names and then I can help you take it from there as far as indications and side effects are concerned.

lilly 3250 80 mg brown white

I am wondering if this capsule brown white, Lilly 3250 80mg mg if this is a prilosec? ## Hello, Pete! How are you? No, this is an 80mg Strattera capsule, which contains the active ingredient Atomoxetine. It is most commonly used to treat ADHD. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia and anorexia. Is there anything else I can help with?

Color change

The last time I purchased Prilosec at my grocery store the color was purple instead of the pick I am used to seeing. It also seems to taste different. Has there been a change or should I be concerned about these new colored pills? ## Hi Cheryl, The color of a medication doesn't usually have anything to do with its formulation. This one could possibly be from a different manufacturer, or flavored. As long as it contains the same amount of ingredients as the last one you had, you should be just fine. If it really concerns you, you can always ask your doctor or a pharmacist. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Prilosec Details I hope this helps, please post back if you need further assistance! ## My dad's prilosec pills are purple. I buy him the wildberry flavored co...

I am back on omerprazole

7 years ago I had severe diarrhea and one of the tests I had was an upper GI endoscopy. It was done by a general surgeon because there isn't a gastro near by. He said I had a hiatal hernia and told me to take prilosec by Rx at that time. I finally got into a gastro and she said oh no don't take that it causes diarrhea. At the time I also had awful pain and bloating. It turns out I am intolerant to fructose so that problem was solved. Meanwhile she put me on Nexium. I took that for several years and then I started reading about the bone problems. So I put myself on Ranitidine. My reflux has gotten ever so much worse in the past few years. Swallowing issues sent me to my family MD. He made an appointment with the general surgeon (different one) The very first thing he did was writ...


My son was taking prilosec and Allegra prescribed by the same dr. He was overdosed. It caused him to seize and they had to run test on him afterwards . his regular dr said they were giving him too much. This was about3 years ago. Now I was prescribed it by my dr. When I take it regularly my feet and ankles hurt like crazy. But the back pain is so much worse. After being off of it for awhile my back and ankles completely stop hurting at all. Now I remember my son always complained about his back and ankles killing him all the time. It was the medicine. He was only 13 at the time. And the drs are like he is fine. Its probably growing pains. But I know it wasn't its doing the same thing to me. And it also made my acid sooo much worse now. I actually throw up stomach acid now. I am so m...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg, 20mg, 20mg + 1.1gm, 40mg + 1.1gm
  • Capsule, Delayed Rel Pellets: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
  • Capsule, Delayed-release: 40mg
  • For Suspension: 20mg/packet + 1.68gm/packet, 40mg/packet + 1.68gm/packet
  • For Suspension, Delayed Release: 10mg/packet, 2.5mg/packet
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 20mg, 40mg
  • Suspension: 5mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 700mg + 20mg + 600mg, 700mg + 40mg + 600mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 20mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, Delayed Release: 20mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, Extended Release: 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Prilosec: (8 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0186-0606 Prilosec 10 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 0186-0610 Prilosec 10 mg/1 Oral Granule, Delayed Release by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 0186-0625 Prilosec 2.5 mg/1 Oral Granule, Delayed Release by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 0186-0742 Prilosec 20 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 0186-0743 Prilosec 40 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 16590-334 Prilosec 20 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 70515-610 Prilosec 10 mg Oral Granule, Delayed Release by Covis Pharma
  • 70515-625 Prilosec 2.5 mg Oral Granule, Delayed Release by Covis Pharma

Other drugs which contain Omeprazole or a similar ingredient: (19 results)

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