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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Omeprazole (20 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)
    • Country of Origin: India

    Ocid Information

    Ocid is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule. It is typically used for the treatment of Acidity, Peptic Ulcer, GERD. Other than this, Ocid has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Ocid depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Ocid have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Ocid are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Ocid's effect during pregnancy is Mild and Moderate while nursing. Further, the section on Ocid related warnings talks about Ocid's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    The section on Ocid contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Ocid have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Ocid, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

    Ocid Benefits & Uses

    Ocid is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Ocid Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Ocid Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Ocid safe for pregnant women?

      Ocid has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

    • Is the use of Ocid safe during breastfeeding?

      Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Ocid. If you see any side effects, stop taking Ocid immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Ocid again, only after your doctor's advice.

    • What is the effect of Ocid on the Kidneys?

      Ocid rarely affects the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Ocid on the Liver?

      Ocid may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    • What is the effect of Ocid on the Heart?

      Side effects of Ocid rarely affect the heart.


    Severe Interaction of Ocid with Other Drugs

    Ocid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -



    Ocid Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ocid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Ocid

    • Is this Ocid habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Ocid has not been reported.

    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      After taking Ocid, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Ocid can make you drowsy.

    • Is it safe?

      Ocid is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, the use of Ocid in mental disorders is not effective.


    Ocid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ocid

      It is safe to take Ocid with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ocid

      Consumption of alcohol and Ocid together may have severe effects on your health.


    Frequently asked Questions about Ocid

    Question over 3 years ago

    Is Ocid good for gastritis?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    Yes, Ocid is used in the treatment of gastritis. It helps by preventing the excess acid secretion in the stomach and additionally relieving the symptoms of gastritis such as stomach pain, stomach inflammation, and acid reflux.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Why Ocid is given along with vitamine B 12?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    This is because a long-term use of Ocid can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency. Stomach acids help in the absorption of Vitamin B 12, and this drug suppresses stomach acid which is required for the absorption of vitamin B12. Hence patients taking [medicine] for a long time have Vitamin B12 deficiency. To replenish Vitamin B12 in your body your doctor prescribes this vitamin along with this medicine.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Ocid cause dementia?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely Ocid causes dementia. However, if you experience dementia after taking this medicine then inform to doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Ocid with antibiotic?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ocid can be taken with an antibiotic. Taking Ocid with a certain antibiotic can treat H.Pylori associated stomach infection. However, it is best to consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How long can I safely take Ocid?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Take Ocid as long as your doctor has recommended you to take it. Do not exceed the prescribed dose. Consult your doctor if there is no symptomatic relief.

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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prilosec (omeprazole)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 651-653

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 945-947

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