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ULCURE 40 MG TABLET

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Composition for ULCURE

Omeprazole(40 mg)

food interaction for ULCURE

alcohol interaction for ULCURE

pregnancy interaction for ULCURE

lactation interaction for ULCURE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ulcure 40 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ulcure 40 mg tablet.
SAFE
Ulcure 40 mg tablet 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ULCURE

Omeprazole(40 mg)

Uses

Ulcure 40 mg tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Ulcure 40 mg tablet 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

SUBSTITUTES for ULCURE

5 Substitutes
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  • OMEZ 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10.85/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 108.50
    pay 356% more per tablet
  • OMEZ FF 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablet in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10.60/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 106
    pay 345% more per tablet
  • PROZOL 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 6/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 60
    pay 152% more per tablet
  • PEPTIZOLE 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    S R Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 3.92/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 39.18
    pay 65% more per tablet
  • PEZO 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Life Line Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 2.67/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 26.70
    pay 12% more per tablet

Top Endocrinologists

  • Dr. Khalid J. Farooqui
    MBBS, MD, DM
    5
  • Dr. Beena Bansal
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.6
  • Dr. Richa Chaturvedi
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.5
  • Dr. Ambrish Mithal
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.5
  • Dr. Sfurti Mann
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.1

Expert advice for ULCURE

  • 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 ULCURE

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)