Omeprazole Delayed-Release Tablets Description from Prilosec OTC
Clinically proven to block heartburn for 24 hours.
With one Prilosec OTC pill a day, you can block frequent heartburn symptoms before they strike for a full 24 hours of heartburn relief. That way you can power on with your day - and rest at night - without concern that your frequent heartburn will flare up. That's because Prilosec OTC fights heartburn day and night by shutting down many of the acid pumps in your stomach. It can be the all-day, all-night heartburn protection you need.
Active ingredient (in each tablet): Omeprazole delayed-release tablet 20 mg (equivalent to 20.6 mg omeprazole magnesium)
Inactive ingredients: glyceryl monostearate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxide, magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid, copolymer, microcrystalline cellulose, paraffin, polyethylene glycol 6000, polysorbate 80, polyvinylpyrrolidone, sodium stearyl fumarate, starch, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate
-For adults 18 years of age and older
-This product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
-It may take 1 to 4 days for full effect; some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours
14-Day Course of Treatment:
-swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water before eating in the morning
-take every day for 14 days
-do not take more than 1 tablet a day
-do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
-swallow whole. Do not chew or crush tablets.
Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed):
-you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
-do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
-Children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.
Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to omeprazole
Do not use if you have:
-trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools
-heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
-chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
-frequent chest pain
These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
-had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
-frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
-unexplained weight loss - nausea or vomiting - stomach pain
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. Acid reducers may interact with certain prescription drugs.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
-you heartburn continues or worsens
-you need to take this product for more than 14 days
-you need to take more than 1 course of treatme