Omecip

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Omeprazole (20 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Omecip Information

    Omecip is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Acidity, Peptic Ulcer, GERD. Omecip also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Omecip. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Omecip have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Omecip normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    In addition, Omecip's effect is Mild during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Omecip has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Omecip related warnings section.

    Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Omecip contraindications section.

    Additionally, Omecip may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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



    Omecip Benefits & Uses

    Omecip is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Omecip 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
    Adult
    • Disease: Acidity
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Acidity
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Acidity
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Zollinger Ellison syndrome
    • Before or After Meal: Before meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Omecip Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Omecip is used -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild

    Omecip Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Omecip safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Though Omecip has mild side effects when taken during pregnany

      Mild
    • Is the use of Omecip safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Omecip on the Kidneys?


      Omecip rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Omecip on the Liver?


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

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Omecip on the Heart?


      Omecip has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Omecip with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Omecip Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Omecip

    • Is this Omecip habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Omecip is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Omecip as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Omecip 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, Omecip is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Omecip Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Omecip


      Taking Omecip with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Omecip


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Omecip as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Omecip

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Omecip cause stomach cancer?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Rarely Omecip causes stomach cancer. There has been no direct relationship to establish the fact. However, stomach cancer and other cancers may develop because of recurring acid reflux for a long time for example 7 - 8 years or more. If you feel any symptoms associated with cancer such as consistent low-grade fever, weight loss due to unexplained reasons, and pain in the abdomen. Do not hesitate to get it diagnosed by a physician.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Omecip with ranitidine?

    Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

    Yes, you can take Omecip with ranitidine, both medicines work to reduce the acid secretion in the stomach and help to relieve from acidity, heartburn, and other stomach problem caused by acid. No, known interactions are seen between them when taking them together. However, it is best to consult a doctor before taking these two medicines at the same time.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Omecip with antibiotic?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Omecip can be taken with an antibiotic. Taking Omecip 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 over 3 years ago

    Can I take Omecip with paracetamol?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    Yes, you can take Omecip with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions are seen when taking these two medicines together. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction exists between them. If you experience any side effects after consuming these two medicines together, please inform the doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Omecip works?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Omecip works by blocking the action of proton pump inhibitor which is responsible for acid production in the stomach. By blocking the production of acid in the stomach it helps to relieve from acidity, heartburn, GERD, stomach ulcer and other acidity related stomach problems.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    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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