omeprazole


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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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omeprazol

omeprazole

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The common denominator among the afflicted children: They were all taking the same medicated formula that was meant to contain omeprazole, a drug used to treat acid reflux disorders.
Reddy's Launches Over-the-Counter Store Brand Equivalent of Prilosec OTC (Omeprazole Delayed-Release) Tablets, 20 mg in the US Market
Talicia is a proprietary fixed-dose, all-in-one oral capsule combination of two antibiotics, rifabutin and amoxicillin, and a proton pump inhibitor, or PPI, omeprazole. The ERADICATE Hp2 two-arm, randomized, double-blind, active comparator-controlled study investigated 455 dyspepsia patients with confirmed H.
Spechler and his associates ran included a closely supervised, 2-week trial of a standardized PPI regimen with omeprazole, careful symptom scoring on this treatment with a reflux-specific, health-related quality of life questionnaire, endoscopic esophageal manometry, and esophageal pH monitoring while on omeprazole.
In a recent study, researchers wanted to determine how well rats would respond to a natural ulcer remedy compared to the drug omeprazole (this is the family of over-the-counter medications that includes Prilosec).
(per os)), model group (chronic gastric ulcers), BA-Zn groups (3.25, 6.5, and 13 mg/kg BA-Zn, p.o.), BA group (4.6 mg/kg BA, p.o.), zinc-gluconate group (9.32 mg/kg, p.o.), and omeprazole group (4.0 mg/kg omeprazole, p.o.).
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.
CHICAGO -- Persistent reflux symptoms resolved in 93% of patients who underwent laparoscopic deployment of a circlet of magnet beads to the lower esophageal juncture, but in just 9% of those who doubled their dose of omeprazole, Reginald Bell, MD, said at the annual Digestive Disease Week[R].
Although omeprazole is potentially sensitizing, occupationally acquired cases in pharmaceutical industry are rare [2-6].
Objective: To find out the effects of domperidone in combination with omeprazole in the treatment of chronic superficial gastritis (CSG).
Our study, we planned to see whether the difference in pharmacokinetic properties of PPIs shows any difference in the efficacy and safety parameters between treatment with omeprazole, lansoprazole, and rabeprazole in the triple drug regimen for eradication of H.