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DESCRIPTION:

Omsta (Omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor.

COMPOSITION:

Omsta 20mg Capsules: Each Capsule contains Omeprazole (as enteric coated pellets) …. 20mg Omsta 40mg Capsules: Each Capsule contains Omeprazole (as enteric coated pellets) …. 40mg

INDICATIONS:

  • Omsta (omeprazole) capsules is indicated for short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer in adults. Most patients heal within four weeks of therapy.
  • Omsta (omeprazole) capsule is indicated in Helicobacter pylori eradication to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence.
  • Omsta (omeprazole) is indicated for short term treatment (4 to 8 weeks) of active benign gastric ulcer in adults.
  • Omsta (omeprazole) is indicated for the treatment of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GERD for up to 4 weeks in patients 1 year of age and older.
  • Omsta (omeprazole) is indicated in pediatric patients 1 year of age to adults for short term treatment (4 to 8 weeks) of Erosive Esophagitis (EE) due to acid mediated GERD that has been diagnosed by endoscopy in patients 1 year of age and older.
  • Omsta (omeprazole) is indicated in pediatric patients 1 month to less than 1 year of age for short term treatment (up to 6 weeks) of EE due to acid mediated GERD.
  • Omsta is indicated for the long term treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions (e.g Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, multiple endocrine adenomas and systemic mastocytosis) in adults.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:

The recommended adult dosage regimen is:

  • Active duodenal ulcer: Osmta (Omeprazole) 20mg capsule once daily for 4 weeks.
  • Helicobacter pylori eradication: to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence: In triple therapy treatment Omsta (Omeprazole) 20mg capsule in combination with amoxicillin 1000mg and Clarithromycin 500mg. Take all three drugs twice daily for 10 days. In patients with an ulcer present at the time of initiation of therapy, continue Omsta (omeprazole) 20mg once daily for another 18 days for ulcer healing and symptoms relief. It may be given as Omsta (omeprazole) 20mg capsule twice daily or 40mg once daily combined with amoxicillin 500mg and metronidazole 400mg both three times daily.
  • Active Benign Gastric Ulcer Omsta (omeprazole) 40mg capsule once daily for 4 to 8 weeks.
  • Treatment of symptomatic GERD Omsta (omeprazole) 20mg capsule once daily for 4 weeks.
  • Treatment of EE due to Acid Mediated GERD: Omsta (omeprazole) 20mg capsule once daily for 4 to 8 weeks.
  • Maintenance of healing of EE due to Acid Mediated GERD: Omsta (omeprazole) 20mg capsule once daily for up to 12 months.
  • Pathological hypersecretory conditions: The starting dose of Omsta (omeprazole) is 60mg once daily; adjust to patient needs, daily dosages of greater than 80mg should be administered in divided doses. Dosages up to 120mg three times daily have been administered, as long as clinically indicated. Some patients with Zollinger Ellison syndrome have been treated continuously for more than 5 years.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  •  It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to substituted benzimidazoles or to any component of the formulation. Hypersensitivity reactions may include anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, angioedema, bronchospasm, interstitial nephritis and urticarial.
  • Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) including omeprazole, are contraindicated in patients receiving rilpivirine-containing products.

PRESENTATION:

1. Omsta 20mg Capsules: Blister Pack of 2×7’s tablets. 2. Omsta 40mg Capsules: Blister Pack of 2×7’s tablets.

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.

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