ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH TABLET)
Omeprazole 20 mg
•treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
•not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect
Allergy alert: do not use if you are allergic to omeprazole
Do not use if you have:
•trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools
•heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
•chest or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
•frequent chest pain
These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
•had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
•frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
•unexplained weight loss
•nausea or vomiting
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking:
•warfarin, clopidogrel or cilostazol (blood-thinning medicines)
•prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
•diazepam (anxiety medicine)
•digoxin (heart medicine)
•tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
•prescription antiretrovirals (medicines for HIV infection)
•methotrexate (arthritis medicine)
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
•your heartburn continues or worsens
•you need to take this product for more than 14 days
•you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
•you get diarrhea
•you develop a rash or joint pain
If pregnant or breast-feeding,
ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).
•for adults 18 years of age and older
•this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
•it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect; some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours
14-Day Course of Treatment
•take 1 tablet before eating in the morning
•do not crush or chew tablets
•place the tablet on tongue; tablet disintegrates, with or without water. The tablets can also be swallowed whole with water.
•take every day for 14 days
•do not take more than 1 tablet a day
•do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
•do not take this medicine with alcohol
Repeated 14-Day Course (if needed)
•you may repeat a 4-day course every 4 months
•do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
•children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.
•read the directions and warnings before use
•keep the carton. It contains important information.
•store at 20-25°C (68-77°F); keep product out of high heat and moisture
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