Ocid QRS 20 Tablet
Belonging to a cluster of drugs known as PPIs, Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is used for reducing the acid content in the stomach. This drug treats duodenal or gastric ulcers, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), inflammation of the esophagus and conditions wherein the stomach secretes excess acid.
Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is prescribed as the short-term (4-8 weeks) treatment of severe erosive esophagitis (grade 2 or above), diagnosed by endoscopy and short-term treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) poorly responsive to customary medical treatment.
Also, it is given in the treatment of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GERD; pathological hypersecretory conditions; peptic ulcer disease; gastric ulcer therapy; maintenance of healing of erosive esophagitis.
This medicine is approved for combination use in the eradication of H. pylori in patients with active duodenal ulcer. The most common side effects associated with Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet include diarrhea, gas, vomiting, headache, nausea and stomach aches.
Although rare, certain severe adverse reactions are increased possibility of bone fractures, decreased magnesium levels inside the body, seizures, irregular heart-beats, jitteriness, muscle spasms and weakness, feet/hand spasms, voice box spasms, etc.
The likelihood of these severe side effects goes up if you take this medicine for over a period of 3 months. Also, prolonged intake of this medication (usually over a period of three years) can result in your body’s decreased ability to absorb Vitamin B12.
Other possible (albeit rare) side effects include diarrhea, inflammation of the intestine and the stomach lining, damage to the kidneys, allergic reactions, weight loss, and fever.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
Omeprazole is helpful in treating the below provided problems:
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of GERD (a condition where stomach acid and contents flow back and irritate the food pipe).
Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a condition where the tumor in the upper part of the small intestine will produce the excess amount of acid in the stomach.)
Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Duodenal ulcer (a condition with open sores on the lining of the small intestine).
Helicobacter Pylori Infection
Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of H.Pylori infection which is a most common cause of peptic ulcer caused by bacteria called Helicobacter pylori.
Ocid Qrs 20 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of Erosive Esophagitis which is an inflammation of the food pipe (Esophagus).
Side effects of Omeprazole are as follows:
Loss Of Appetite
Difficulty In Breathing
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose and follow the regular schedule.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This medicine belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.