Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet is a combination of medicine used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting. It also relieves symptoms such as heartburn, indigestion, stomach pain, or irritation by reducing the production of acid in the stomach.

Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet 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.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, stomach pain, constipation, flatulence, headache, and fatigue. 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. To overcome constipation, you should add fibre-rich foods in your diet and stay hydrated.

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 or kidney diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Opraz O Tablet

Benefits of Opraz O Tablet

In Nausea

Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

In Vomiting

Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Opraz O Tablet

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 Opraz O

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Flushing of skin
  • Fatigue

How to use Opraz O Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Opraz O Tablet works

Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ondansetron and Omeprazole. Ondansetron is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
A lower dose may be advised in patients with liver disease and who have to take this medicine for a long time.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet helps treat nausea and vomiting.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Opraz O 20mg/4mg Tablet are relatively mild.
  • Take it one hour before meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is fast-acting and starts working within 30 minutes.
  • If you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, take another dose.
  • Avoid heavy meals and sip water regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

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