ZEGERID OTC OTC

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ZEGERID OTC

Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Omeprazole 20mg, sodium bicarbonate 1100mg; per cap; contains 303mg Na+/cap.

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Indications for ZEGERID OTC:

Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week).

Adult:

Swallow whole. Take at least 1 hour before eating in the AM. ≥18yrs: one capsule daily for 14 days; may repeat 14-day course every 4 months.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

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

Interactions:

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

Pharmacological Class:

Proton pump inhibitor + antacid.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Caps—14, 28, 42