Oskar 20 mg Tablet

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Oskar 20 mg Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Mankind Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Omeprazole (20mg)

INTRODUCTION OF OSKAR TABLET

Oskar 20 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid-reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Oskar 20 mg Tablet is also used for treatment and prophylaxis of reflux oesophagitis, for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.This medicine works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to provide relief in acid related indigestion and heartburn. It is taken by mouth one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning. Take this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Before taking this medicine it is better to inform doctor if you have any severe liver disease as dose of your medicine needs to be adjusted. It is better to not take this medicine along with an antacid, you may try to take it two hours before or after taking this medicine.

It is well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of any harmful effects. However, there can be side effects like headache, abdominal pain, flatulence, constipation and nausea or vomiting. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. However, it is better to consult doctor if you get watery diarrhea with fever or stomach pain that does not go away. Remember long term use of this medicine may lead to deficiency of vitamin B12 and magnesium. This medicine may cause an increased risk for osteoporosis related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine when used for a longer time. Thus, taking adequate supplements of calcium and magnesium can be helpful in such cases.

USES OF OSKAR TABLET

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
  • Peptic ulcer disease

OSKAR TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

HOW TO USE OSKAR TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oskar 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW OSKAR TABLET WORKS

Oskar 20 mg Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

OSKAR TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Oskar 20 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Pregnancy
Oskar 20 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Oskar 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings Driving
Oskar 20 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Oskar 20 mg Tablet may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
warnings Kidney
Oskar 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Oskar 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
warnings Liver
Oskar 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oskar 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
A lower dose may be advised in patients with liver disease and who have to take this medicine for a long time.

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