Ometem 20 capsule: Each capsule contains omeprazole BP 20 mg as enteric coated pellets.
Ometem 40 capsule: Each capsule contains omeprazole BP 40 mg as enteric coated pellets.
Treatment of oesophageal reflux disease, treatment of duodenal and benign gastric ulcers including those complicated by NSAID therapy. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
For reflux Oesophagitis the usual dose is Ometem (Omeprazole) 20 mg once daily. Majority of the patient are healed after 4-8 weeks treatment. Benign gastric and duodenal ulcers including those complicating NASID therapy: 20 mg daily for 4 weeks in duodenal ulceration or 8 weeks in gastric ulceration, in severe cases the dose may be increased to 40 mg daily: long term use is not recommended Zollinger Ellison Syndrome: Initially 60 mg once daily; usual range 120 mg daily (above 80 mg in 2 divided dosage) larger dose of up to 180 mg daily in divided doses may be used or as prescribed by the physicians.
Ometem is well tolerated; Nausea, vomiting, abdominal colic, paresthesia, dizziness and headache have been stated. These events are mild and transient and not require a reduction of dosage.
Ometem 20 capsule: Each box containing 10x10'scapsule in Alu-Alu blister pack
Ometem 40 capsule: Each box containing 5x4's capsule in Alu-Alu blister pack.