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Omezol Brand names, Omezol Analogs

Omezol Brand Names Mixture

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Omezol Chemical_Formula

C17H19N3O3S

Omezol RX_link

http://www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic/omepra.htm

Omezol fda sheet

Omezol FDA

Omezol msds (material safety sheet)

Omezol Synthesis Reference

U. K. Junggren, S. E. Sjostrand, U.S. Pat. 4,255,431 (1979)

Omezol Molecular Weight

345.417 g/mol

Omezol Melting Point

156 oC

Omezol H2O Solubility

82.3 mg/L

Omezol State

Solid

Omezol LogP

1.166

Omezol Dosage Forms

Oral tablets

Omezol Indication

For the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Omezol Pharmacology

Omeprazole is a compound that inhibits gastric acid secretion and is indicated in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the healing of erosive esophagitis, and H. pylori eradication to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence. Omeprazole belongs to a new class of antisecretory compounds, the substituted benzimidazoles, that do not exhibit anticholinergic or H2 histamine antagonistic properties, but that suppress gastric acid secretion by specific inhibition of the H+/K+ ATPase enzyme system at the secretory surface of the gastric parietal cell. Because this enzyme system is regarded as the acid (proton) pump within the gastric mucosa, omeprazole has been characterized as a gastric acid-pump inhibitor, in that it blocks the final step of acid production. This effect is dose-related and leads to inhibition of both basal and stimulated acid secretion irrespective of the stimulus.

Omezol Absorption

Absorption is rapid, absolute bioavailability (compared to intravenous administration) is about 30-40% at doses of 20-40 mg.

Omezol side effects and Toxicity

Symptoms of overdose include confusion, drowsiness, blurred vision, tachycardia, nausea, diaphoresis, flushing, headache, and dry mouth.

Omezol Patient Information

PRILOSEC Delayed-Release Capsules should be taken before eating. Patients should be cautioned that the PRILOSEC Delayed-Release Capsule should not be opened, chewed or crushed, and should be swallowed whole.

For patients who have difficulty swallowing capsules, the contents of a PRILOSEC Delayed-Release Capsule can be added to applesauce. One tablespoon of applesauce should be added to an empty bowl and the capsule should be opened. All of the pellets inside the capsule should be carefully emptied on the applesauce. The pellets should be mixed with the applesauce and then swallowed immediately with a glass of cool water to ensure complete swallowing of the pellets. The applesauce used should not be hot and should be soft enough to be swallowed without chewing. The pellets should not be chewed or crushed. The pellets/applesauce mixture should not be stored for future use.

Omezol Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals