Omez - protects against excessive acidity

November 22 2009

   Omez belongs to the group of drugs, called proton pump inhibitors. Omez reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Omez used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other disorders caused by excess stomach acid. It is also used in the treatment of erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus caused by stomach acid).

Omez in combination with antibiotics Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
   prescribed to treat stomach ulcers caused by infection, which is the causative agent of helicobacter pylori. It is not a drug for the fast relief of heartburn symptoms.

 Omez - protects against excessive acidity

Safety measures

Do not take omez if you are allergic to omeprazole or any other benzimidazole medication such as albendazole (Albenza), or mebendazole (Vermox). If you have liver disease, heart or decreased levels of magnesium in the blood, consult your doctor before taking omez. Moreover, it should not be taken without the approval of omez doctor if you have the following symptoms:

  • Pain or discomfort when swallowing;
  • Traces of blood in the stool or black stools;
  • Vomiting and the presence of blood or the substantia nigra in the vomit;
  • Heartburn on the stretch of more than three months;
  • Frequent pain in the heart;
  • Unexplained weight loss;
  • Pain in the stomach.

Acceptance of proton pump inhibitors, including omez associated with an increased risk of bone thinning and fractures. Typically, this threatens those who takes the drug for a long time or at high doses and in patients older than 50 years.

It does not take omez during pregnancy and lactation Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!  Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
 . Do not give this medication to children younger than one year without first consulting your doctor.

 Omez - protects against excessive acidity

Side effects

Urgently seek medical attention if after taking omez you were following signs of an allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, tongue or throat. Call your doctor if the following symptoms:

  • Dizziness, confusion;
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat;
  • Involuntary muscle contractions;
  • Heavy silt choking cough;
  • Spasms.

Among the less serious side effects omez: fever, stuffy nose, sneezing, abdominal pain, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and headaches.

 Omez - protects against excessive acidity


The dose for adults with duodenal ulcer:

  • 20 mg orally once a day before meals. Most patients taking omez, recover within four to eight weeks.

When an infection caused by Helicobacter pylori:

  • Dual Therapy: omez 40 mg orally once daily in the morning, and clarithromycin 500 mg orally three times a day for 14 days. Beginning the fifteenth day - omez 20 mg orally once daily in the morning for a further 14 days.
  • Triple Therapy: omez 20 mg, 500 mg Clarithromycin and amoxicillin 1000 mg - collectively, orally, twice a day for 10 days.

Admission omez gastric ulcer:

  • 40 mg orally once a day before meals over four to eight weeks.

Reception at omez erosive esophagitis:

  • 20 mg orally once a day before meals. Depending on the desired effect and tolerability, the dose can be increased to 40 mg per day. In the study, patients with erosive esophagitis omez successfully took over 12 months; in general practice, as the duration of treatment with this drug is not applicable.

Omez usual dose for adults with gastroesophageal reflux disease:

  • 20 mg orally once a day before meals over four to eight weeks. If necessary, the dose may be increased to 40 mg per day.

When refractory GERD can be recommended intake omez 10-20mg per day for long periods.

 Omez - protects against excessive acidity

Drug Interactions

Omez sold without a prescription and can be taken without a doctor's prescription. However, before taking specialist advice is necessary if you are taking any of the following medications:

Medicines, blood thinners such as warfarin Warfarin - indirect anticoagulants  Warfarin - indirect anticoagulants

  • Diuretics (diuretics);
  • Cilostazol;
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix);
  • Diazepam (Valium);
  • Digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
  • Disulfiram;
  • Cyclosporine;
  • Phenytoin;
  • Ketoconazole;
  • Ampicillin;
  • Preparations for the treatment of HIV HIV - can be slow, can not be stopped  HIV - can be slow, can not be stopped
   or AIDS, such as atazanavir (Reyataz), nelfinavir (Viracept), saquinavir (Invirase);
  • Dietary supplements containing iron.

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How to take ersefuril: the distribution of the daily dose

September 25, 2013

 how to take ersefuril
 Ersefuril - antimicrobial broad spectrum of groups of nitrofurans. Exhibits antibacterial activity only in the intestine, without disrupting the balance of intestinal microflora and without causing intestinal dysbiosis Dysbacteriosis - what brings self  Dysbacteriosis - what brings self
 . How to take ersefuril? It is used to treat bacterial infections of intestinal origin. How to take ersefuril?

 How to take ersefuril: the distribution of the daily dose

How does ersefuril

Ersefuril relates to antibacterial drugs nitrofuran series. It has a broad spectrum of antibacterial action against various pathogens of intestinal infections of bacterial origin.

Applied for the treatment of lung ersefuril intestinal infections caused by bacterial pathogens. When receiving ersefuril it falls inside the intestine, where accumulates in sufficient concentration to provide good anti-bacterial effect. The blood of all accepted oral dose gets about 1% of the active active ingredient, so side effects and overdose ersefuril practically does not occur.

Local ersefuril actively affects the cells of intestinal infections by suppressing occurring on the redox processes. This leads to a stop of bacterial growth or to their death (depending on the dose of the drug). Sensitivity to ersefurilu Ersefuril - to cope with a slight diarrhea of ​​infectious origin  Ersefuril - to cope with a slight diarrhea of ​​infectious origin
   show the majority of pathogenic and opportunistic bacteria that cause intestinal infections.

Thus, despite the fact that the drugs used nitrofuran series for several decades, the resistance (dead) thereto pathogens of intestinal infections have been observed. On the contrary, nitrofurans "help out" in the case where resistance develops to a much more effective modern antibiotics, such as drugs of fluoroquinolones group.

Despite the fact that ersefuril almost no side effects and overdose, it is better to use by a physician - therapeutic effect will be higher. Moderate and severe intestinal infections occur with symptoms of intoxication and dehydration. Therefore, to treat them ersefuril not apply - Antibiotics Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
   general (systemic) action and restore the water-salt balance in using copious drinking or intravenous saline solutions.

 How to take ersefuril: the distribution of the daily dose

How to take ersefuril

It produces ersefuril pharmaceutical company Sanofi (France) capsules for oral administration of 200 mg and a suspension for oral administration, 5 ml of which also contained 200 mg of active principle ersefuril.

Ersefuril taken orally with or without food, distributing daily dose throughout the day at regular intervals. Adults and adolescents over 16 years ersefuril administered in capsules of 800 mg per day, that is one capsule of 200 mg 4 times a day or two capsules twice a day (better to take tablets every 6 hours). The maximum single dose - 400 mg (two capsules). The maximum daily dose - 800 mg (four capsules). Children and adolescents aged 6 to 16 years ersefuril appoint 600-800 mg (3-4 capsules of 200 mg) a day, dividing the dose into two, three or four stages.

Ersefuril in suspension administered mostly in children following dosages: at the age of 2.5 months to years - 100 mg (half teaspoon) 2-3 times a day for children older than 2.5 years - 200 mg (teaspoon) 3 times day. Before use, the suspension should be shaken. The course of treatment in the application of any of the dosage form of the drug should not exceed a week.

If, within two - three days of the patient's condition does not improve, you should seek medical advice and correct treatment. In such cases ersefuril or replaced with another drug with antibacterial or leave ersefuril adding another antibacterial agent.

If at first light for an intestinal infection complicated by the emergence of symptoms of intoxication and dehydration, then ersefuril antibacterial drug should be replaced by a general (systemic) actions and assign correct water-salt metabolism in the form of abundant drinking or intravenous saline solutions.

Replenish fluid loss associated with loose stools, using unsweetened beverages (the average daily fluid requirement is 2 liters). From the diet should be excluded raw vegetables and fruits, fried, spicy, fatty food, milk, replacing it with milk products.

Ersefuril Store in a dry, cool and dark place, but not in the refrigerator.

Ersefuril should be taken exactly as instructed, developed by the manufacturer.

Galina Romanenko

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