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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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It was discovered through the research that people who used the product were a third less likely to get tuberculosis than those on similar drugs, omeprazole or pantoprazole.
Objective: To find out the effects of domperidone in combination with omeprazole in the treatment of chronic superficial gastritis (CSG).
Materials and Methods: Caco-2 and LSI 74T cells lines treated with omeprazole and esomeprazole were used in this study to assess the bacterial attachment of H.
US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) has given final nod to Ajanta Pharma and it has brought in Omeprazole and Sodium Bicarbonate Capsules in the US market via its wholly owned subsidiary Ajanta Pharma USA Inc.
NS, Bloomberg: AJP:IN, NSE: AJANTPHARM, BSE: 532331), announces the final approval from US FDA* and launch of Omeprazole and Sodium Bicarbonate Capsules in the US market, through its wholly owned subsidiary Ajanta Pharma USA Inc.
17] A study was conducted to evaluate the incidence rates of newly diagnosed gout cases among omeprazole based on the case reports describing patients who developed a first episode of acute gout while being treated with the PPI omeprazole.
PPIs such as omeprazole (Prilosec[R]) are, to a minor degree, broken down by the same liver enzyme which metabolizes warfarin.
USA has been granted final approval for its ANDA for omeprazole delayed-release capsules, its generic version of Prilosec (AstraZeneca PLC).
ABSTRACT Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of single dose of omeprazole 20mg and esomeprazole 40mg on stomach pH.
Our study assessed the relationship between omeprazole therapy and iron absorption in healthy subjects.
Several recent studies comparing omeprazole and ranitidine demonstrate the greater effectiveness of omeprazole in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (2), upper gastrointestinal bleeding (1,2) and gastroesophageal reflux, leading to an increase in the use of PPIs (3).