What Are The Uses Of Omeprazole?
Omeprazole is used for treating and managing the following:
- Gastrointestinal motility, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastritis
- Erosive esophagitis (damage caused to esophagus from stomach acid)
- Other conditions caused due to excessive stomach acid.
It works by reducing the acid produced in stomach.
It helps in relieving the symptoms like heart burn, persistent cough or difficulty in breathing etc. caused due to above diseases.
What Are The Side Effects Of Omeprazole?
Some of the common side-effects include:
Please inform your doctor immediately if you any symptoms of low potassium level in body (unusually slow or fast heartbeat), muscle spasms or signs of lupus.
What Are The Contraindications Of Omeprazole?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions: