Prilosec (Omeprazole)

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typePrilosec20 mg$59.99
drug typePrilosec40 mg$139.99

Generic Equivalent of Prilosec

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeOmeprazole10 mg$24.99
drug typeOmeprazole20 mg$29.99
drug typeOmeprazole20 mg/5.9 gm$32.99
drug typeOmeprazole40 mg$68.99


Prilosec Information

reviewed by reviwer portrait Dr. Bolanle Aina, Pharmacist on 6/23/2021 12:24:59 PM.

How And Where To Buy Prilosec Online?


You can buy Prilosec and Aciphex online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

Are There Alternative Names For The Brand And Generic Prilosec?


The brand Prilosec is available from New Zealand also called Losec manufactured by AstraZeneca. The active ingredient in Prilosec is omeprazole. The generic equivalent of Prilosec (omeprazole) comes from Canada and United Kingdom by different manufacturers.

What Dosages And Forms Prilosec Is Available In?


Prilosec is available as delayed release capsules in the dosage strength of 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg. The generic Omeprazole is available in the strength of 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg capsules. We also carry the generic Omeprazole powder sachet with sodium bicarbonate 20 mg/5.9 gm from India also called Omez Insta manufactured by Dr. Reddys.

What Is Prilosec Used For?


The generic equivalent of Prilosec (Omeprazole) is used to treat problems caused by too much acid in the stomach such as stomach ulcers (Sores), duodenal ulcers, ulcers caused by pain killers, reflux esophagitis (tissue damage caused by stomach acid and juices moving up the food tube), symptoms of reflux disease(such as heartburn, back up of stomach contents to the throat). It is also used to treat a rare condition called as Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome where the stomach produces too much acid. Prilosec belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It works by reducing the amount of acid made in your stomach. Take Prilosec exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The usual dose is 10-40 mg once a day for 2-8 weeks. It can be taken with food or on an empty stomach.

What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Prilosec?


Most common side effects caused by Prilosec include headache, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, excess gas in stomach. Some of the serious side effects include skin reactions, inflammation in mouth, fungal infection in stomach, inflammation of kidney, liver problems, blood disorders, inflammation in gut, sore joints and muscles, muscular weakness, and blurred vision. These are not all the possible side effects of Prilosec. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Prilosec?


Long term use of PPIs may interfere with the absorption of Vitamin B12 from the diet. This may cause a shortage of Vitamin B12 in your body. Talk to your doctor about this risk.
Do not take Prilosec, if you are allergic to omeprazole, substituted benzimidazoles or any other ingredients in the medication.

Before taking Prilosec always talk to your healthcare professional in case you:

• Have had any health problems in the past
• Have or had severe liver problems
• Are pregnant, plan to become pregnant
• Are breastfeeding

Drug interactions


You should always tell your health care professional about any medications that you have been taking or are going to take including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements. Prilosec can interact with:

• Medications used to treat HIV
• Methotrexate (immunosuppressant and anti-cancer agent)
• Drugs used to prevent formation of blood clot such as warfarin and clopidogrel
• Anti-fungal medications such as ketoconazole
• Anti-anxiety drugs like diazepam
• Anti-epileptic drugs like phenytoin
• Drugs used to treat tuberculosis such as rifampin
• St. John’s Wort
• Tacrolimus (used to prevent transplant rejection)

Prilosec Storage and Safety Information


Prilosec should be stored at room temperature between 15 to 30°C, protected from moisture. Keep out of reach and sight of children.

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