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omeprazole (generic name)

(oh ME pray zol): A proton pump inhibitor - It prevents the production of acid in the stomach
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Omeprazole Oral capsule, gastro-resistant sprinkles

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Serious side effects are rare. Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • blood in urine
  • chest pain or tightness
  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • fever or sore throat
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • shortness of breath
  • skin rash
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light and moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE:This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Last Updated

March 04, 2009

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