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    Generic for Losec* (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 Losec* works by reducing the production of stomach acid. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

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What is Generic for Losec* used for?

Generic for Losec* (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 Losec* 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 Losec*?

The dosage of Generic for Losec* 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 Losec*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Losec* 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 Losec*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Losec*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Losec*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Losec*.

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 Losec*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Losec* can interact with blood thinners and HIV or AIDS medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Losec*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Losec* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Losec* 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 Losec* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Losec* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Losec* 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 Losec*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Losec*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Losec* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Losec*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Losec*?
How will Generic for Losec* work in my body?
How should Generic for Losec* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Losec* drug interactions and side effects?

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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 Losec* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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