OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM is an Over-the-counter (OTC) drug.
Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Omeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid. It is also used to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid). Omeprazole may also be given together with antibiotics to treat gastric ulcer caused by infection with helicobacter pylori (H. pylori).


OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM is generally used to treat: GERD, H. Pylori Infection, Ulcer, Gastric
OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM can address symptoms like: Heartburn, Cough, Difficulty Swallowing

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 9yrs

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM is generally taken Before Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


  • It may cause drowsiness or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
  • Before taking omeprazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or to similar drugs (such as esomeprazole, lansoprazole, pantoprazole) or if you have any other allergies.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of liver disease, lupus.
  • Proton pump inhibitors (such as omeprazole) may increase your risk for bone fractures, especially with longer use, higher doses, and in older adults. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about ways to prevent bone loss/fracture, such as by taking calcium (such as calcium citrate) and vitamin D supplements.
  • Children may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially fever, cough, and infections of the nose/throat/airways.
  • Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • This medication passes into breast milk. The effects on a nursing infant are unknown.

Symptoms of Overdosage

OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM over-dosage can result in: Confusion, Body Excessive Sweating, Eyes Blurred Vision

Serious Side-Effects

OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM : Blood Or Red Colored Urine

Rare Side-Effects

OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM : Skin Rash, Back Pain, Legs Pain, Abdomen Pain, Lips Ulcer, Chills, Difficulty Urinating, Pain With Urination, Fever, Frequent Urination, Loss Of Appetite, Pale Skin, Throat Soreness, Fatigue (tiredness), Weakness (generalized)

Disease Interactions

OMEPRAZOLE MAGNESIUM can interfere with: Osteoporosis

Techincal Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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