What is Losec used for?
It is used to treat or prevent GI (gastrointestinal) ulcers caused by infection. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease and heartburns. It also helps in treating syndromes caused by lots of stomach acid. Helps to treat and prevent ulcers of the swallowing tube (esophagus).
How does Losec medication work?
Losec belongs to the family of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It slows or prevents the production of acid within the stomach.
How to use Losec medicine for treating ulcers in the duodenum?
The usual recommended dose of omeprazole is 10 mg to 40 mg once daily. When used to treat ulcers in the duodenum, the recommended adult dose is 20 mg taken once daily for 2 to 4 weeks.
How to use Losec medicine for treating ulcers in the stomach?
To treat ulcers in the stomach, reflux esophagitis, and ulcers associated with the use of NSAIDs, the recommended adult dose is 20 mg taken once daily for 4 to 8 weeks.
How to store Losec?
Store this medication at room temperature, protect it from moisture, and keep it out of the reach of children.