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PPI Med Info: Prilosec (omeprazole)

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Prilosec (omeprazole):
- 1 st PPI approved for PUD
- RX and OTC avail
- may take 2hrs to reach therap level
- effects last 72 hrs
- used short term (4-8wks)
- most sympt free aft 2 weeks
- most effective drug for ZE Synd
- oral only
Long term use of PPI's have shown an:
- increased risk for gastric cancer
- therapy usually limited to 2mos
Prilosec (omeprazole) used with warafin may cause:
increase risk of bleeding
Prilosec (omeprazole) interacts w:
certain drugs in increase the blood levels of certain drugs
Zegerid is a combo drug containing:
- omeprazole and
- sodium bicarbonate (antacid)
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is:
hypersecretion of gastric acid