Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking omeprazole.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay, as it does not impair motor abilities.
Do NOT use omeprazole if:
- You have liver disease;
- You have frequent chest pain, heart burn, or wheezing.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of omeprazole during pregnancy or breast feeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking it.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 20mg. Usual dose for children 1 to 16 years of age is 5mg.
Possible interactions with omeprazole are benzodiazepines, clopidogrel, antifungal or antibiotic medications and other antacids. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with omeprazole.