Ocid IV

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Ocid IV Products

Ocid IV Products are primarily used for

About Ocid IV Products

Uses of Ocid IV Products

Omeprazole is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Ocid IV Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ocid IV are Vomiting, Headache, Nausea, Flatulence, Diarrhea, Stomach pain.

How Ocid IV Products work

Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

Patient Concerns about Ocid IV Products

Frequently asked questions about Ocid IV Products

Frequently asked questions about Omeprazole

Q. Can I take Ocid IV with domperidone?
Ocid IV can be safely taken with domperidone as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Domperidone works by increasing the gut motility and Ocid IV decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.
Q. What are the various conditions in which the use of Ocid IV is contraindicated?
Use of Ocid IV is contraindicated if you are allergic to this medicine or any other medicine belonging to the same class of drugs. Also, do not take Ocid IV if you are already taking a medicine containing nelfinavir (used for the treatment of HIV infection).
Q. What if I miss my dose of Ocid IV?
If you miss a dose of Ocid IV, take it as soon as you remember and the next dose as scheduled. However, if it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose and then follow the regular schedule. Do not take double the dose.
Q. Can I take Ocid IV along with oral contraceptive pills (birth control pills)?
Ocid IV can be safely taken with oral contraceptive pills (birth control). They do not affect each other's action and no harmful effects have been seen when they are used together.
Q. What is Ocid IV?
Ocid IV belongs to the group of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). This drug decreases the acid production in your stomach and is indicated for the treatment of conditions caused by excess acid secretion in the stomach.
Q. Can Ocid IV cause subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus?
Ocid IV has been reported to cause subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus in many studies. Common signs and symptoms of this disease include painful joints, tiredness, weakness, rash, fever, anemia, mouth ulcers, hair loss, and many others and these may get aggravated again and again. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects as you may need to discontinue this medicine.
Q. Can I take Ocid IV with ondansetron?
Ondansetron is an anti-emetic medicine which helps in relieving nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting. No harmful effects have been seen when Ocid IV is used with ondansetron. So, these two medicines can be taken together.
Q. Can Ocid IV cause lactose intolerance?
Lactose intolerance has been reported with the use of Ocid IV in some patients. Many Ocid IV preparations contain lactose as an ingredient. This is a digestive problem in which the patient cannot digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products. The patient may complain of symptoms like flatulence (gas), diarrhea, bloating, stomach pain and feeling of being sick (nausea). Read the ingredients mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Can I take Ocid IV with Vitamin E?
Ocid IV can be taken with vitamin E. The combinations seems to have a beneficial effect in terms of better maintenance of moderate to severe esophagitis. However, there are not many studies or reports on this subject. Talk to your doctor for more information on this.
Q. Can I take Ocid IV with levosulpiride?
Ocid IV can be safely taken with levosulpiride as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Levosulpiride works by increasing the gut motility and Ocid IV decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.
Q. Does Ocid IV use increase the risk of clostridium difficile infection?
Use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like Ocid IV may be associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea (CDAD) as reported in few studies and informed by the US FDA as well. A possibility of CDAD can be there in patients taking PPIs and developed diarrhea that does not improve.
Q. Can Ocid IV be used in cancer patients?
Ocid IV can be taken by cancer patients as prescribed by a doctor. Since cancer patients may also take many other medicines for the primary cancer treatment or for other symptoms and infections, there are chances of drug interactions with Ocid IV.
Q. For how long can Ocid IV be taken?
Take Ocid IV for as long as advised by your doctor. The duration of taking Ocid IV would vary depending on your condition. Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor.
Q. Can Ocid IV cause calcium deficiency and osteoporosis?
Ocid IV can cause osteoporosis (thinning of bones) as it decreases the calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency. This leads to an increased risk of bone fractures on long-term use, like hip, wrist or spine fractures. Inform your doctor if you have osteoporosis or if you are taking corticosteroids (these can increase the risk of osteoporosis) before starting your therapy. Take enough calcium and vitamin D to reduce the risk.
Q. What are the rare side effects of Ocid IV?
Rare side effects seen with the use of Ocid IV includes a decrease in white cells or platelets, allergic reactions, problems like blurred vision, wheezing, shortness of breath (bronchospasm), dry mouth, thrush, liver problems like jaundice, hair loss (alopecia), skin rash on exposure to sunshine, joint pains (arthralgia) or muscle pains (myalgia), severe kidney problems (interstitial nephritis), increased sweating and inflammation of the gut causing diarrhoea.
Q. How does Ocid IV work?
Proton (acid) pumps are found on the stomach mucosa and they are responsible for secreting acid in the stomach. Ocid IV works by blocking this gastric acid pump and this unique mechanism of action helps in decreasing the acid secretion in the stomach.
Q. Does Ocid IV cause hepatitis B and can a patient of hepatitis take Ocid IV?
Ocid IV can rarely cause hepatitis with or without jaundice and very rarely it can lead to hepatic failure and encephalopathy in patients with the underlying liver disease. Ocid IV does not cause hepatitis B or any other viral hepatitis. However, there are studies showing an increased occurrence of hepatic encephalopathy in hepatitis B patients using PPIs. These medicines should be used with caution in patients with the underlying liver disease.
Q. Does Ocid IV increase chromogranin levels?
Use of proton pump inhibitors like Ocid IV has been seen to be associated with an increase in chromogranin levels. This increase in chromogranin levels can be due to the effect of these drugs on enterochromaffin cells and this could also falsely increase the levels in patients with neuroendocrine tumours.
Q. Does Ocid IV cause dementia?
Use of proton pump inhibitors like Ocid IV has been recently linked with the development of dementia in elderly patients. As this risk of developing dementia is not confirmed, talk to your doctor for more information on this effect.
Q. Does Ocid IV cause vitamin deficiencies?
Ocid IV may cause vitamin B12 and vitamin C deficiency. When taken orally, vitamin B12 requires an acidic environment for its absorption from the stomach while Ocid IV causes a decrease the gastric acid secretion. You may need to take vitamin B12 supplements from outside. The clinical significance of the decrease in vitamin C levels is not known, so vitamin C supplementation is not recommended.
Q. Does Ocid IV have an expiry date?
Yes, Ocid IV does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Ocid IV after the expiry date.
Q. What is the role of Ocid IV before endoscopy in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding?
Ocid IV before endoscopy in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding reduces the need for endoscopic therapy, the rate of post-endoscopy bleeding, and shortens hospital stays. Hence Ocid IV is given before endoscopy in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding.
Q. Are there any withdrawal symptoms associated with the use of Ocid IV?
There are no withdrawal symptoms seen when patients stop using Ocid IV as it has no habit forming tendencies.
Q. Can Ocid IV cause magnesium deficiency?
Ocid IV can cause magnesium deficiency in the blood. Low magnesium levels is a rare side effect seen in patients treated with Ocid IV for at least three months and in most cases after a year of therapy. The patient may have symptoms like tetany, arrhythmias, and seizures and may need to stop this medicine and take magnesium from outside. Magnesium levels should be tested at regular intervals in the patients taking Ocid IV for a long duration.
Q. Is Ocid IV a controlled substance?
Ocid IV is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Can Ocid IV be used in cardiac patients?
Patients with cardiac disease can take Ocid IV. However, Ocid IV can interact with certain drugs (e.g clopidogrel, digoxin) which might be used by a patient with an underlying cardiac disease. Patients taking Ocid IV and digoxin may need to be monitored for digoxin toxicity. Ocid IV decreases the activation of clopidogrel, thus reducing its effects. Patients taking these medicines together needs to be monitored closely by a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Ocid IV cause iron deficiency?
Use of Ocid IV can cause iron deficiency and a decrease in hemoglobin levels as it decreases the acidic environment of the stomach needed for the absorption of iron. However, there are no recommendations on the regular monitoring of iron levels or taking iron supplements when the patient is taking Ocid IV.
Q. Is Ocid IV a narcotic substance?
Ocid IV is a not a narcotic substance and has not been reported to have any abuse potential. Ocid IV does not get you high and does not cause any addiction as no withdrawal symptoms have been reported when you stop taking this drug.
Q. Is Ocid IV available without a prescription as an over the counter product?
Ocid IV is a prescription medicine and you can buy this drug by providing a doctor's prescription. Ocid IV is not available as an over the counter (OTC) product.
Q. How is Ocid IV metabolised in the body?
Ocid IV is metabolized in the liver by the cytochrome P450 enzymes mainly CYP2C19. There could be an increase in the level of Ocid IV in patients with underlying liver disease because of a decrease in its metabolism. However, the amount of drug does not increase if given once a day.
Q. Can Ocid IV be used in stroke patients?
Ocid IV can be used in stroke patients. There are studies suggesting that proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) as a class are not associated with an increased short-term risk of recurrent stroke or death among older adults treated with clopidogrel after stroke.

Products for Ocid IV

Ocid IV 40mg Injection
bottle of 1 Injection
Zydus Cadila
MRP
33.7
Not Available

Substitute brands for Ocid IV

Zegecid
Ajanta Pharma Ltd
4 Products
Opel Spas
Stanford Biotech Pvt Ltd
1 Product
Giprazole
Gipla Healthcare
1 Product
Omel
Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1 Product
Omido
Shine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
1 Product

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.