PRILOSEC OTC OTC
Generic Name and Formulations:
Omeprazole (as magnesium) 20mg; delayed-release tabs; regular or wildberry flavor.
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
Indications for PRILOSEC OTC:
Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week). Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn (may take 1–4 days for full effect).
Swallow whole. Take before eating in the AM. ≥18yrs: 20mg once daily for 14 days; may repeat 14-day course every 4 months.
<18yrs: not recommended.
Heartburn >3 months. Chest or shoulder pain. Frequent wheezing. Unexplained weight loss. Nausea/vomiting. Stomach pain. Reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
May affect or be affected by blood-thinning agents (eg, warfarin, clopidogrel, cilostazol), antifungals, digoxin, diazepam, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, antiretrovirals, methotrexate.
Proton pump inhibitor.
Diarrhea (discontinue if occurs).
Tabs—14, 28, 42
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