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Good Sense Omeprazole

Generic Name: Omprazole (pronounced Oh-MEP Raz)
Brand names: First Omeprazole (Good Sense Omeprazole), Omeprazole + SF Alka (Omeprazole + SyrSpend SF Alka), PriLOSEC, and PriLOSEC OTC
Drug class: proton pump inhibitors

What is Good Sense Omeprazole?

Good Sense Omeprazole treats symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions that are caused by excessive stomach acid. Good-Sense omeprazole can also be used to treat erosive esophagitis, which is damage to the oesophagus due to stomach acid.Good Sense Omeprazole can be used in conjunction with antibacterials for the treatment of gastric ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection.Good Sense Omeprazole, available over-the-counter in Good Sense form, is used by adults to control heartburn occurring two or more times per week. Good-Sense Omeprazole is not intended to relieve heartburn symptoms immediately. OTC Good Sense omeprazole should be taken regularly for at least 14 consecutive days.Good Sense Omeprazole can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Good-Sense Omeprazole

If you experience symptoms indicative of an allergic reaction, seek medical assistance immediately: hives, difficulty breathing or swelling to lips, face, tongue or throat.

Side effects of good sense Omeprazole can be serious. If you experience:

  • Severe abdominal pain, diarrhoea, watery or bleeding;
  • New or unusual pains in your wrist, thigh, or hip;
  • Seizure (convulsions);
  • Kidney problems: fever; rash; nausea; joint discomfort. Urinating less than normal, blood in urine, weight gain
  • Low magnesium—dizziness, irregular heartbeats, feeling jittery, muscle cramps, muscle spasms, coughing or choking feeling
  • New or worsening symptoms are joint pain and a rash that gets worse in the sun.

Long-term use of good sense Omeprazole may lead to stomach growths known as fundic gland polyps. Speak to your doctor about the risk.You could develop a B-12 deficiency if you take GoodSense Omeprazole for longer than three years. If you experience this condition, talk to your doctor to learn how to treat it.

Some of the common side effects associated with Good Sense Omeprazole include:

  • Cold symptoms like stuffy nose and sneezing sore neck (especially among children);
  • Fever (especially in children);
  • Stomach pain, gas;
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;
  • Headache.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor.Contact the FDA by dialing 1-800-FDA-1088 in order to report side effects.

Similar/related drugs

Amoxicillin, omeprazole, famotidine, pantoprazole, metronidazole, Nexium, and Protonix


Good Sense Omeprazole may cause kidney problems. If you notice that you are urinating more or less than normal or have blood in the urine, tell your doctor.Diarrhoea can be an indication of a new illness. If you have watery diarrhoea or blood in your stool, call your doctor.Good Sense Omeprazole can cause new symptoms or worsen existing lupus. You should tell your doctor if your joint pain is accompanied by a rash that gets worse in the sun.It is possible that you are more likely to break a bone if you take Good Sense Omeprazole for a long time or if it's taken more than once a day.

Before you take this drug

Heartburn may mimic the early symptoms of a heart attack. If you experience chest pain that extends to your shoulder or jaw and you are feeling sweaty or dizzy, you should seek emergency medical attention.

Good Sense Omeprazole should not be used if you have an allergy to it or if

  • You are allergic to other medicines, such as Good Sense. Good Sense Omeprazole (Good Sense Omeprazole), lansoprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole, Nexium, Prevacid, Protonix, etc.
  • You had severe allergic reactions, breathing problems, or kidney problems after taking Good Sense. Omeprazole before;
  • You also take HIV medications that contain rilpivirine, such as Complera (Edurant, Odefsey, or Juluca).

If you suffer from:

  • Trouble swallowing or discomfort;
  • Vomit that looks bloody, black, or like coffee grounds.
  • Heartburn that lasts for more than3 months
  • Heartburn and frequent chest pain.
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting; stomach pain;
  • Liver disease
  • Low levels of magnesium in the blood
  • Osteopenia, or osteoporosis.

Discuss with your doctor how to maintain healthy bones.Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.Do not administer this medicine without consulting a doctor.

How to take Good Sense Omeprazole?

Read all instructions or guides that come with your medication and follow all directions. Follow the directions on the label.Use Prilosec OTC exactly as directed by the label or your doctor.Please read and follow all directions that accompany your medication carefully. If you don't understand the instructions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.Before measuring a dose, shake the orally suspended liquid. Use the provided dosing device or a dose-measuring tool (not a spoon).If you can't swallow the capsule in its entirety, open it up and sprinkle some of the medicine on a spoonful or applesauce. The mixture should be swallowed immediately without chewing. Don't save the mixture for later.Good Sense Omeprazole powder must be dissolved in a little water. The mixture can be given either through a nasogastric feeding tube or a catheter-tipped needle.Even if you feel better quickly, continue to take GoodSense Omeprazole as prescribed.OTC Good Sense Omeprazole is only to be taken for 14 consecutive days. Your symptoms may improve in 1 to 4 days. You should wait at least four months before starting a new course of 14-day treatment.If your symptoms don't improve or worsen, contact your healthcare provider right away.Combining good sense Omeprazole with antibiotics can be used to treat certain conditions. All medications should be taken as prescribed.It can interfere with certain medical tests. Inform any doctor that you see about your use of GoodSense Omeprazole.Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If you are almost due for your next dose, skip the missed one. Never take two doses of the same medicine at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 if you suspect poisoning and seek immediate medical care or dial

What should be avoided?

Good Sense Omeprazole may cause diarrhea. This could be an indication of a new infection. Call your doctor if you have bloody or watery diarrhoea before taking anti-diarrhoea medication.

Interaction with other drug

Not taking certain medications together may sometimes not be safe. Some drugs may affect the blood levels of drugs that you are taking, which can increase side effects and make them less effective.

Inform your physician of all medications taken.Good Sense Omeprazole can be affected by many drugs, including:

  • Digoxin;
  • Clopidogrel;
  • Methotrexate;
  • John's wort;
  • A diuretic, or "water pill,"
  • An antibiotic—amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and rifampin.

This list isn't complete. Many other drugs can affect GoodSense Omeprazole. This includes over-the-counter and prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all drug interactions.




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