Zegerid Otc

  • Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers

Zegerid Otc Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

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

Pharmacological Class

Proton pump inhibitor + antacid.

How Supplied

Caps—14, 28, 42

Generic Availability


Zegerid Otc Indications


Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week). Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn (may take 1–4 days for full effect).

Zegerid Otc Dosage and Administration


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.


<18yrs: not recommended.

Zegerid Otc Contraindications


Trouble or pain swallowing food. Vomiting with blood. Bloody or black stools.

Zegerid Otc Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Zegerid Otc Warnings/Precautions


Discontinue if an allergic reaction occurs (eg, skin reddening, blisters, rash). Heartburn >3 months. Chest or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck, or shoulders; or lightheadedness. Wheezing. Unexplained weight loss. Nausea/vomiting. Stomach pain. Sodium-restricted diets. Discontinue and reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days, require >1 course of treatment every 4 months; diarrhea, rash, or joint pain develops. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Zegerid Otc Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Zegerid Otc Interactions


May affect or be affected by blood-thinning agents (eg, warfarin, clopidogrel, cilostazol), antifungals, digoxin, diazepam, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, antiretrovirals, methotrexate.

Zegerid Otc Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Diarrhea; allergic reactions.

Zegerid Otc Clinical Trials

See Literature

Zegerid Otc Note

Not Applicable

Zegerid Otc Patient Counseling

See Literature