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BURPEX 20 MG/3 MG CAPSULE

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Composition for BURPEX

Omeprazole(20 mg),Cinitapride(3 mg)

food interaction for BURPEX

alcohol interaction for BURPEX

pregnancy interaction for BURPEX

lactation interaction for BURPEX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Burpex 20 mg/3 mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Burpex 20 mg/3 mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for BURPEX

Omeprazole(20 mg)

Uses

Omeprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Omeprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Liver enzyme increased, Acne-like rash, Constipation, Flatulence, Headache, Hip fracture, Itching, Muscle cramp, Swelling, Tingling sensation
Cinitapride(3 mg)

Uses

Cinitapride is used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion.

How it works

Cinitapride indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Headache, Jaundice, Loss of appetite, Muscle pain, Joint pain

Common Dosage for BURPEX 20 MG/3 MG CAPSULE

Patients taking BURPEX 20 MG/3 MG CAPSULE

  • 75%
    Once A Day
  • 25%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for BURPEX

No substitutes found

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    MBBS, MD
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Expert advice for BURPEX

  • Take Omeprazole immediately before a meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Take Omeprazole for the entire duration of the treatment, even if you begin to feel better.
  • Get a blood test done to know the magnesium level in your body once a year; you may need a magnesium supplement while using the Omeprazole,as a long-term treatment.
  • Long-term use of the Omeprazole can cause weak or broken bones.
  • Avoid using clopidogrel (blood thinner) with Omeprazole.

Frequently asked questions for BURPEX

Omeprazole

Q.Is omeprazole the same as Prilosec/Omez/Omezol or Ocid?
Yes. These are the brand names for omeprazole

Q.What is omez?
Omez contains omeprazole. It is a proton pump inhibitor which suppresses acid production in stomach. It is not antacid which reacts and neutralizes acid. It is not an antibiotic as it does not kill bacteria

Q.Is omeprazole gluten free?
Yes. Omeprazole is gluten free. Please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is omeprazole available over the counter?
Omeprazole although available over the counter, it should be taken only on doctor’s advice

Q.Can I take omeprazole for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or nausea?
Omeprazole can be used for nausea or other gastric acidity related problems. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition and before taking the drug

Q.Can I take omeprazole forever?
No. Long term use of omeprazole increases the risk of wrists, hips, or spine fracture

Q.Can I take omeprazole with ranitidine, paracetamol, doxycycline, or metronidazole?
Yes. You can take omeprazole with ranitidine, paracetamol, doxycycline, or metronidazole

Q.Can I take omeprazole with Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium), or Tums (calcium supplements)?
Yes. You can take omeprazole with Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium), or Tums (calcium supplements)

Q.Does omeprazole cause weight gain?
Omeprazole may cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the same.

Cinitapride

Q.What is cinitapride is used for?
Cinitapride is used for the treatment of motility-related gastrointestinal disorders like indigestion, reflux disease, delayed gastric emptying, and vomiting

Q.How does cinitapride work?
Cinitapride works by increasing the movement of esophagus, stomach, and intestines during digestion. It also increases the strength of muscle between esophagus and stomach to prevent the reflux conditions.

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Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)