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o·mep·ra·zole

 (ō-mĕp′rə-zōl′)
n.
A proton pump inhibitor drug, C17H19N3O3S, that suppresses gastric acid secretion and is used for the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

[Perhaps o(xy)- + me(thyl) + -prazole, antiulcer agent suff. (probably p(ipe)r(idine) + (benzimid)azole).]
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Noun1.omeprazole - antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
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References in periodicals archive ?
PPIs include lansoprazole (Prevacid), omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid), esomeprazole (Nexium), pantoprazole (Protonix), rabeprazole (Aciphex), and dexlansoprazole (Dexilant).
The medications are available over the counter under brand names including Prilosec, Prevacid and Zegerid.
The strongest PPI drug-specific association, with an 83% increased risk of liver cancer (1) was with omeprazole, most commonly sold as Prilosec [R] or Zegerid [R].
PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS GENERIC BRAND NAME Omeprazole Prilosec Lansoprazole Prevacid Rabeprazole Aciphex Esomeprazole Nexium Pantoprazole Protonix Dexlansoprazole Kapidex Omeprazole plus sodium bicarbonate Zegerid
Some of the common brand-names include: Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, and Zegerid. PPIs help with heartburn by reducing the acid produced by the stomach.
Both are now in the market competing with their generic versions of the Zegerid brand of Santarus Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Dublin-based company gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration for what it says is the equivalent to Bayer's Zegerid OTC capsules.
It is a bioequivalent prescription generic version of Zegerid and the firm has unveiled the product in 2 strengths 20mg/1100mg & 40mg/1100mg capsules.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 19, 2016-Perrigo passes US FDA final approval for store brand equivalent to Zegerid OTC Capsules for frequent heartburn
M2 PHARMA-July 19, 2016-Perrigo passes US FDA final approval for store brand equivalent to Zegerid OTC Capsules for frequent heartburn
The PPI products listed in the communication are AcipHex (rabeprazole sodium); Dexilant (dexlansoprazole); Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium); omeprazole over-the-counter (OTC), Prevacid (lansoprazole) and OTC Prevacid 24hr; Prilosec (omeprazole) and its OTC product, Protonix (pantoprazole sodium), Wmaovo (esomeprazole magnesium and naproxen); and Zegerid (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate) and its OTC product.
The PPI products listed in the communication are AcipHex (rabeprazole sodium); Dexi-lant (dexlansoprazole); Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium); omeprazole over-the-counter (OTC); Prevacid (lansoprazole) and OTC Prevacid 24hr; Prilosec (omeprazole) and its OTC product, Protonix (pantoprazole sodium); Vimovo (esomeprazole magnesium and naproxen); and Zegerid (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate) and its OTC product.