Omeprazole Cap 10mg, 20mg
Omeprazole is Antihistaminic and used as Antacid but not an Antacid.
Composition – Tab – 10mg, 20mg
Inj- vial contains 40mg
Class – Antihistaminic (PPI)
Mechanism Of Action
Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. It inhibits the parietal cell H+ / K+ ATP pump, the final step of acid production. In turn, omeprazole suppresses gastric basal and stimulated acid secretion.
<2.5 kg – 1.2mg/kg/dose Max – 3mg/kg/day
2.5kg – 7kg – 5mg Max – 3mg/kg/day (10mg)
7 – 15 kg – 10mg Max – 20mg daily
> 15Kg – 20mg Max – 40mg
Used As – Used as Antacid in lowering level of gastric Acid
Contraindicated – Safe in Pregnancy taken if Advised.