Omeprazole

Administration

  • Type: Proton pump inhibitor (PPI)
  • Dosage Forms: Tablets or capsules of 10, 20, 40, 80mg. Powder of omeprazole sodium for IV.
  • Routes of Administration: PO, IV
  • Common Trade Names: Prilosec

Adult Dosing

GERD

  • PO once daily, taken about 1 hour before meals

Peptic ulcers

Esophagitis

Zollinger Ellison syndrome

Pediatric Dosing

Special Populations

Renal Dosing

  • Adult:
  • Pediatric:

Hepatic Dosing

  • Adult:
  • Pediatric:

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

Common

Pharmacology

  • Half-life: 1-1.2 hours [1]
  • Metabolism: Hepatic (CYP2C19, CYP3A4) [2]
  • Excretion:

Mechanism of Action

Comments

See Also

References

  1. Prilosec Prescribing Information. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.
  2. Prilosec Prescribing Information. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals.