Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is a prescription medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux) by relieving the symptoms such as heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation. It also neutralizes the acid in the stomach and promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort.
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Most common side effects are diarrhea, stomach pain, dryness in mouth, headache, and flatulence. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any side effects. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.
In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic (long-term) condition in which there is an excess production of acid in the stomach. Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective. Some simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms of GERD. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.
Side effects of Omerax D Capsule
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Omerax D
Dryness in mouth
Fundic gland polyps
How to use Omerax D Capsule
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
How Omerax D Capsule works
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Omeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn. Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Omeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
What if you forget to take Omerax D Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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What were the side-effects while using Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule?
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Q. Is it safe to use Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule?
Yes, Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in the mouth, dizziness, headache and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. What are the contraindications of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule?
The use of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule is considered to be harmful in patients with a known hypersensitivity to omeprazole or domperidone or any other inactive ingredients present in the medicine. Cautious use is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.
Q. What is the best time to take Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule?
It is best to take the medicine daily before breakfast or on an empty stomach.
Q. Can the use of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule cause abnormal heartbeat?
Yes, the use of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule can cause an increased risk of irregular heartbeat (serious arrhythmias). These are serious side effects but the chances that it may happen is very low. The risk may be slightly higher in those who are more than 60 years of age.
Q. Does the use of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule lead to dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule can cause dry mouth. Dryness of mouth occurs due to Domperidone, which is present in this combination. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips of water during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. Cut down the intake of alcohol and avoid smoking. If you have dry mouth, try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as its use increases the risk of tooth decay.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Omerax D 10mg/20mg Capsule?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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