Zegerid

Active Ingredient(s): Omeprazole
FDA Approved: * June 15, 2004
Pharm Company: * SANTARUS
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".



Zegerid Overview

Omeprazole, sold under the brand names Prilosec and Losec among others, is a medication used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, 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] It can be taken by mouth or injected into a vein.[1][5] Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, headaches, and increased int...

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interactions with other drugs

Is there a generic: any different from prilocec, what does it do ## Omeprazole is the generic for Prilosec and it's sold over the counter, no doctor needed. It is a proton pump inhibitor that blocks gastric acid secretions--acid reflux or GERD. ## Some insurances will cover it though so you should always have the doctor write the scripts for any over the counter medications and the pharmacy will try to put it thru your insurance. Mine covers omeprazole. my Zyrtec . Ibuprofen so if you dont try every med how will you know right

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Omeprazole
  • 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 Zegerid: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54868-5611 Zegerid Reformulated Aug 2006 (Omeprazole 40 mg / Sodium Bicarbonate 1100 mg) Oral Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 68012-052 Zegerid Oral Powder, for Suspension by Santarus, Inc.
  • 68012-054 Zegerid Oral Powder, for Suspension by Santarus, Inc.
  • 68012-102 Zegerid Reformulated Aug 2006 (Omeprazole 20 mg / Sodium Bicarbonate 1100 mg) Oral Capsule by Santarus, Inc.
  • 68012-104 Zegerid Reformulated Aug 2006 (Omeprazole 40 mg / Sodium Bicarbonate 1100 mg) Oral Capsule by Santarus, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Omeprazole or a similar ingredient: (17 results)

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