Ozmep - All You Need To Know In 2021
19 September 2021

Ozmep


What it is used for

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Symptomatic GORD: The relief of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GORD. . Erosive oesophagitis: The treatment and prevention of relapse. . Peptic ulcers: The treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcer. . Combination therapy for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease associated with H. pylori infection. . The treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers and erosions associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. . The prevention of gastric and duodenal ulcers and erosions associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients assessed as being at high risk of gastroduodenal ulcer or complications of gastroduodenal ulcer. . Long-term prevention of relapse in gastric and duodenal ulceration, in patients proven to be H. pylori negative, or in whom eradication is inappropriate, e.g. the elderly or ineffective. . Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: The treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient omeprazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

Brownish, capsule-shaped film coated tablets with a debossment of “20” on one side

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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