What is Omeprazole?
Omeprazole reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes. It’s a widely-used treatment for indigestion and acid reflux. It’s also taken to prevent and treat stomach ulcers.
If you’re self-treating with this product, don’t take it for longer than 2 weeks without checking with a doctor.
Some of these capsules contain small amounts of lactose, so they may be unsuitable for people with a digestive problem called lactose intolerance.
To make sure this product is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
had an allergic reaction to this product or any other medicines in the past liver problems
How and when to take Omeprazole?
It’s usual to take this product once a day, first thing in the morning. It doesn’t upset the stomach so you can take it with or without food.
If you take omeprazole twice a day, take one dose in the morning and one dose in the evening.
For more information on acid reflux, click here.
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The usual dose to treat indigestion is 10mg to 20mg a day, acid reflux disease is 20mg to 40mg a day.
Swallow tablets and capsules whole with a glass of water or juice.