The action of the drug 'Omez'. Instructions for use

First of all, it is worth saying that self-medication is unacceptable. Treatment must be under the supervision of a doctor. This applies to the drug "Omez". Instructions for use are provided for the collection of missing information and for familiarization with the preparation. The appointment is carried out only by the attending physician.

The drug "Omez" is prescribed for gastric ulcer, with the presence of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, duodenal ulcer, and also with the appearance of attacks of heartburn. It is available in capsules of 10, 20 and 40 mg.

The preparation contains the active substance omeprazole. As auxiliary components, lactose, mannitol, sucrose, sodium hydrophosphate, hypromellose and sodium lauryl sulfate are used. The capsule is coated with a coating that dissolves very well in the gastrointestinal tract.

The action of the drug "Omez" is to block the last stage of the synthesis of hydrochloric acid. Therefore, the level of acidity remains normal after the drug "Omez" begins to act . Instructions for use are attached to the preparation by the manufacturer. The effect of taking this medication comes in just one hour, and the greatest effect is observed after 2 hours. During the day, "Omez" continues to operate. Instruction for use says that taking this medication during pregnancy and during breast-feeding is not advisable.

The drug completely stops its effect on secretion of the gastrointestinal tract after 3-5 days from stopping its reception.

This drug has few contraindications. In addition to pregnancy and lactation, this list includes children's age and individual intolerance of substances that make up the drug "Omez".

The way of using the drug is simple. Take it inside with some water. The capsule must be swallowed without chewing. The most favorable time of reception 30 minutes before meals.

If the peptic ulcer is aggravated, 20 mg of the drug are prescribed twice a day. The entire course of treatment lasts about 2-3 weeks, but it can be extended up to 4-5 weeks.

In the presence of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, it is necessary to take 60 mg of the drug "Omez".

Instructions for use given by the manufacturer include the use of this medication as a prophylactic for Mendelssohn syndrome. "Omez" is taken in the amount of 40 mg one hour before the operation.

If the patient has hepatic insufficiency, in this case the daily dose can not be above 20 mg.

If there are violations of the kidney function or if the elderly patient is treated, dosages should not be changed.

Any intake of the drug requires specialist advice. In advance, before the start of treatment, you need to make sure that there are no malignant tumors in the body. Taking medication can "lubricate" the symptoms, leading to incorrect or untimely diagnosis. This is especially true for the treatment of gastric ulcer. Efficiency does not decrease with simultaneous intake of food and medicine "Omez".

Instructions for use of the drug should be observed with particular accuracy. Patients who have hepatic impairment should not exceed a dose of 20 mg.

When an overdose of the drug "Omez" there is a visual impairment, some drowsiness, headache, bouts of nausea, dry mouth, arrhythmia. Treatment depends on the symptoms. There is no remedy specifically designed to suppress symptoms of an overdose. Sometimes, when taking the drug, you may experience itching or allergies. In this case, you should stop receiving it.
Keep the drug in a dark place. The temperature of storage of the medicine should not be more than 25 degrees. Particular care should be taken to ensure that the drug is not available to children.

In the case of peptic ulcer, the appearance of heartburn or duodenal ulcers, one of the effective means is "Omez". Instructions for use are binding recommendations.

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