Prilosec OTC® Tablets

Treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)

Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

Directions

For adults 18 years of age and older

This product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days

It may take 1 to 4 days for full effect; some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours

14-Day Course of Treatment:

  • Swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water before eating in the morning
  • Take every day for 14 days
  • Do not take more than 1 tablet a day
  • Do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
  • Swallow whole. Do not chew or crush tablets.

Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed):

  • You may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
  • Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor

Children under 18 years of age: Ask a doctor. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.

Other information:

  • Read the directions and warnings before use.
  • Keep the carton. It contains important information.
  • Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F) and protect from moisture.

Ingredients

Active:

Omeprazole delayed-release tablet 20 mg (equivalent to 20.6 mg omeprazole magnesium) (in each tablet)


Inactive:

Glyceryl Monostearate; Hydroxypropyl Cellulose; Hypromellose; Iron Oxide; Magnesium Stearate; Methacrylic Acid Copolymer; Microcrystalline Cellulose; Paraffin; Polyethylene Glycol 6000; Polysorbate 80; Polyvinylpyrrolidone; Sodium Stearyl Fumarate; Starch; Sucrose; Talc; Titanium Dioxide; Triethyl Citrate

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to omeprazole.

Do not use if you have:

  • Trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools
  • Heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
  • Chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
  • Frequent chest pain

These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

Ask a doctor before use if you have:

  • Had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
  • Frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking:

  • Warfarin, clopidogrel or cilostazol (blood-thinning medicines)
  • Prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
  • Diazepam (anxiety medicine)
  • Digoxin (heart medicine)
  • Tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
  • Prescription antiretrovirals (medicines for HIV infection)
  • Methotrexate (arthritis medicine)

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • Your heartburn continues or worsens
  • You need to take this product for more than 14 days
  • You need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
  • You get diarrhea
  • You develop rash or joint pain

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Do not use if tablet blister unit is open or torn.

Manufacturer

The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
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