Omeprazole

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Solution

GENERAL

Omeprazole is used to treat stomach ulcers as well as to prevent the formation of stomach ulcers. It works by reducing the amount of acid that is produced in the stomach.

PROPER USAGE

Omeprazole capsules should be given unopened. If a liquid is needed, it should be compounded by a pharmacist. If a dose is missed, do not give 2 doses at once. It is usually given once daily. It is generally not used for longer than 4 weeks in dogs and cats

SIDE EFFECTS

Rash, stomach ache, vomiting, diarrhea, gas

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