- Dexrabeprazole Sodium
- Omeprazole–Sodium Bicarbonate
- Rabeprazole Sodium
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Meprazol* used for?
Generic for Meprazol* (Omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor used to relieve symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease. This medication is also prescribed for the treatment of other conditions caused by excess stomach acid production such as ulcers and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Generic for Meprazol* works by reducing the production of stomach acid. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Meprazol*?
The dosage of Generic for Meprazol* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Meprazol*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Meprazol* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Meprazol*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Meprazol*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Meprazol*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Meprazol*
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Meprazol*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Meprazol* can interact with blood thinners and HIV or AIDS medications.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What are the side effects of Generic for Meprazol*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Meprazol* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Meprazol* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Meprazol* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Meprazol* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Meprazol* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, stomach pain, gas, and rash. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Meprazol*
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Meprazol*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Meprazol* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Meprazol*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Meprazol*?
How will Generic for Meprazol* work in my body?
How should Generic for Meprazol* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Meprazol* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Meprazol* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.