Prazole/Omeshal contains anti-hyperacidity medicine called omeprazole, which is used for the treatment of gastric reflux (gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) which means backflow of stomach acid into the food pipe), ulcers in the upper part of the intestines (duodenal ulcer) or stomach (gastric ulcer), to stop duodenal and stomach ulcers, from coming back, ulcers which are caused by bacteria called ‘Helicobacter pylori’ along with antibacterial agents, ulcers caused by NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), and too much acid in the stomach due to growth in pancreas (i.e. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome)
Omeprazole 20mg Capsules
20mg daily as a single dose or 40mg daily in severe cases. Treatment duration: Duodenal ulcers: 4 weeks; gastric ulcers: 8 weeks. Maintenance: 10-20 mg once daily.