PrilosecActive Ingredient(s): Omeprazole
FDA Approved: * September 14, 1989
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion
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. It is also used to prevent upper gastrointestinal bleeding in people who are at high risk. Omeprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) and its effectiveness is similar to other PPIs. It can be taken by mouth or by injection in... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Is there a generic: any different from Prilosec, what does it do? ## Omeprazole is the generic for Prilosec and it's...3 REPLIES
Has anyone had any problem with face swelling with this drug? ## My husband has been taking prilosec for years and he al...2 REPLIES
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Does Prilosec interfere with the effectiveness of Nitrofur-macr because of the ingredient magnesium searate? ## Hi Janie...1 REPLY
Can I take this medications during the first trimester of my pregnancy? ## As of 2 days ago, I was diagnosed with hypert...3 REPLIES
for heartburn ## Do you mean Prilosec OTC ? ## omeprazole 20mg able to treat heart burn? it feels like it comes from my ...2 REPLIES
i have no problem taken the capsule but i have with tablets have been on this medicine for over 20 years i need help on ...