Omel 20

Omel 20

Omeprazole BP 20 mg


Treatment of Gastro oesophageal reflux disease. (GERD) Treatment of duodenal and benign gastric ulcers including those complicated by NSAID therapy. Relief of reflux-like symptoms (e.g. heartburn) and or ulcer like symptoms (e.g. epigastric pain) associated with acid-related dyspepsia. Treatment and prophylaxis of NSAID-associated benign gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, and gastroduodenal erosion in-patients with a previous history of gastroduodenal lesions who require continued NSAID treatment. Relief of associated dyspeptic symptoms. Helicobacter pylori eradication: Omeprazole should be used in combination with antibiotic for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in peptic ulcer disease. Relief of associated dyspeptic symptoms. Prophylaxis of acid aspiration and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.


Omel-20 capsule should be taken before meal. Dose adjustment is not required in elderly. Benign gastric ulcers: 20 mg once daily for 8 weeks; in severe or recurrent cased increase to 40 mg daily. Duodenal ulcers: 20 mg once daily for 4 weeks in duodenal ulceration; in severe or recurrent cases increase to 40 mg daily. Maintenance for recurrent duodenal ulcer 20 mg once daily. Prevention of relapse in duodenal ulcer: 10 mg daily increasing to 20 mg once daily if symptoms return. NSAID-associated peptic ulcer and gastroduodenal erosions 20 mg once daily for 4 weeks. followed by a further 4 weeks if not fully healed. Prophylaxis in patients with a history of NSAID-associated gastroduodenal lesions who require contiuned NSAID treatment 20 mg once daily. Zollinger - Ellison syndrome: Initially 60 mg once daily; usual range 20-120 mg daily (above 80 mg in 2 divied doses). Gastric acid reduction during general anaesthesia (prophylaxis of acid aspiiation): 40 mg on the preceding evening then 40 mg 2-6 hours before surgery.