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PRILOSEC OTC
Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Drug Name:

PRILOSEC OTC OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Omeprazole (as magnesium) 20mg; delayed-release tabs; regular or wildberry flavor.

Company:
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PRILOSEC OTC:

Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week).

Adult:

Swallow whole. Take before eating in the AM. ≥18yrs: 20mg once daily for 14 days; may repeat 14-day course every 4 months.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Proton pump inhibitor.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for immediate relief of heartburn. Reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

May potentiate diazepam, warfarin, tacrolimus. Antagonizes atazanavir (monitor). May alter absorption of pH-dependent drugs (eg, ketoconazole, itraconazole, digoxin).

How Supplied:

Tabs—14, 28, 42

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