Generic Prilosec OTC target is the treatment of symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid. It is also taken to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid).
Generic Prilosec OTC is acting by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is proton pump inhibitor (PPI).
Generic name of Generic Prilosec OTC is Omeprazole.
Brand names of Generic Prilosec OTC are Prilosec and Prilosec OTC.
Generic Prilosec OTC is available in:
- 10mg Min Dosage
- 20mg Low Dosage
- 40mg Standard Dosage
Generic Prilosec OTC is available in tablets (10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg) and capsules.
You should take Generic Prilosec OTC every day for 14 days. Do not take Generic Prilosec OTC more than one pill a day.
Take Generic Prilosec OTC before eating. Do not break, crush or open a delayed-release capsule.
Your symptoms may get better before the condition is completely treated.
Take Generic Prilosec OTC with water.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Prilosec OTC suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Prilosec OTC and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Prilosec OTC overdosage: drowsiness, nausea, fast heartbeat, sweating, dry mouth, headache, blurred vision, vomiting.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.