Omeprazole

Omeprazole

Omeprazole is a treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease. It allows the esophagus to heal faster while preventing the acid from the stomach from doing further damage. Omeprazole can also be prescribed alone or in combination with other drugs to treat other conditions where too much acid it produced in the stomach.
Synonyms: Prilosec

Omeprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor intended for the treatment of conditions caused by or contributed to by excessive production of stomach acid. When too much stomach acid is produced, it can cause damage to the walls of the esophagus and damage the lining of the stomach itself. Omeprazole is often prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It can also be taken to prevent the return of stomach ulcers caused by H. Pylori. You can always buy Omeprazole 20 mg in UK pharmacy online, because that would mean staying home instead of going down to your local pharmacy. People that buy Omeprazole online point out how convenient it is, especially if you already have a UK pharmacy you can rely upon and shop with whenever you need this or any other medicine. Before you buy Omeprazole 20 mg at a UK pharmacy, however, you should make sure there are no contraindications (you do not have a history of an allergic reaction to Omeprazole) and you are not taking any drugs likely to interact with it (some antibiotics, disulfiram, seizure medicine, clopidogrel, antifungals, blood thinners, diuretics, bosentan, cyclosporine or diazepam). It's important that you take Omeprazole at the same dose every time unless some adjustments were made by your doctor based on your reaction or your individual needs. You should keep taking Omeprazole for the entire period prescribed or until you have used the amount prescribed even if you feel better soon after starting the treatment.

Side Effects

The use of Omeprazole is usually not associated with any side effects in most patients. However, a very small number of patients taking Omeprazole may experience mild side effects like nausea, headache, gas, constipation or vomiting. Those should only be reported if they persist or get more bothersome over time. If you develop any side effects that seem more serious, you should seek your doctor's assistance or medical help at your local emergency center.