Were you looking for more information about Omeprazole? Omprazole is a common misspelling of omeprazole.
Omeprazole (Prilosec®) is a prescription medicine often used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also approved to treat H. pylori infections, certain types of ulcers, and pathological hypersecretory conditions. It belongs to a class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors, which work by stopping acid production in the stomach. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking omeprazole if you are pregnant, have liver disease, or have any allergies.
Omeprazole is also available without a prescription for the treatment of frequent heartburn.
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