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Omez FF 40mg Tablet

Name: Omez FF 40mg Tablet
Manufacturer: Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
MRP: Rs. 106.00
Unit Price: Rs. 10.60
Package Price: Rs. 106.00 (Qty.: 10)
Package Form: strip
Medicine Form: tablet

What is Omez FF?

Omez FF is an oral antacid which helps in curbing excess acid production by gastric cells. Hydrochloric acid is required for normal digestion, but if it is produced in excess, patient may experience discomfort.

Composition of Omez FF:

The active ingredient of Omez FF is Omeprazole which acts via the medium of other neutral components of the medicine. Omeprazole acts on the gastric cells and inhibits the release of hydrochloric acid.

What is Omez FF Used for?

The therapeutic indications of Omez FF have been mentioned below:

  • Hyperacidity
  • Gallstone
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux disease

Omez FF may also be used to treat acidity in other health conditions which have not been mentioned above.

Side Effects of Omez FF:

Omez FF may cause some side effects if the drug is overused or used without any medical indication. Patients who are hypersensitive to Omeprazole may also develop unpleasant symptoms on consuming the medicine. Some of the side effects of Omez FF are mentioned below:

  • Abdominal bloating
  • Constipation
  • Throat pain
  • Dryness of mouth

Patients should stop the medicine immediately if they develop any side effects to it. They should inform a doctor soon to seek treatment for the side effects in order to avoid further health complications.

Precautions for Omez FF Consumption:

Patients who use Omez FF regularly should remember to follow certain instructions which will help harmful drug reactions to be kept at bay. Some of these instructions are given below:

  • Omez FF should not be taken by patients if perforated ulcer is suspected.
  • Omez FF should be preferably taken before meals and some time should pass between the consumption of tablet and the next meal.
  • Patients who are allergic to Omeprazole should not take Omez FF. Other antacids which suit their physiology may be used.
  • Children under 15 years of age should not be be given Omez FF without consulting a pediatrician.

Other instructions may also be given depending on the patient's health. Following these instructions will help in preventing harmful drug effects.

Omez FF Alternatives:

Other drugs having similar chemical composition and therapeutic action to Omez FF can be used as substitutes to it. Some of these drugs are mentioned below:

  • Ulcure Tablet
  • Omez Tablet
  • Pezo Tablet
  • Peptizole Tablet

Patients who do not respond well to Omez FF or who find the drug unsuitable for consumption, may be prescribed the above medicines as an alternative.

Omez FF FAQs:

  • Can Omez FF be used to treat gastrointestinal infections?
    Omez FF will help to curb hyperacidity associated with gastrointestinal infections, but the underlying infection will require separate antibiotic therapy.

  • Can Omez FF lead to any long term health consequences?
    Overuse of Omez FF over a long period of time may lead to osteoporosis due to reduced levels of calcium in the bones.