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CVS Health Omeprazole Sodium Bicarbonate Capsules

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CVS Health Omeprazole Sodium Bicarbonate Capsules
14 CT, .12 lbs. Item # 352716

HSA/FSA Eligible

How omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules, 20mg/1100mg works for your frequent heartburn
Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules, 20mg/1100mg works differently from other OTC heartburn products, such as antacids and other acid reducers. Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules, 20mg/1100mg stops acid protection at the source - the acid pumps that produces stomach acid. Omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate capsules, 20mg/1100mg is to be used once a day (every 24-hour), every day for 14 days.

  • Allows absorption of this omeprazole product
  • One 14 days course of treatment
Use
  • 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

Ingredients

Ingredients: FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Red No. 40, Gelatin, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Sodium Stearyl Fumarate, Titanium Dioxide.

Directions
  • For adults, 18 years of age and older
  • This product is to be used once a day (every 24-hour), every day for 14 days
  • It may take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24-hour
14 Days course of treatment:
  • Swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water at least 1-hour before eating in the morning
  • Take every day for 14 days
  • Do not take more than 1 capsule a day
  • Do not chew or crush the capsule
  • Do not open capsule and sprinkle on food
  • Do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
Repeated 14 days courses (if needed)
  • You may repeat a 14 days 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

Warnings

Tips for managing heartburn:

  • Do not lie flat or bend over soon after eating
  • Do not eat late at night or just before bedtime
  • Certain foods or drinks are more likely to cause heartburn, such as rich, spicy, fatty and fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol and even some fruit and vegetables
  • Eat slowly and do not eat big meals
  • If you are overweight, lose weight
  • If you smoke, quit smoking
  • Raise the head of your bed
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing around your stomach
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
  • Bloody or black stools
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
  • 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
  • Frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • A sodium-restricted diet
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking:
  • Warfarin, clopidogrel or cilostazol (blood-thinning medicines)
  • Prescription of 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)
  • Any other prescription drugs. Sodium bicarbonate may interact with certain prescription drugs
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 diarrhoea
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.

Other information:
  • Each capsule contains: Sodium 303mg
  • Read the directions, warnings and accompanying label information before use
  • Store at 20 deg to 25 deg C (68 deg to 77 deg F)
  • Tamper-evident: Do not use if the band around the capsule is missing or broken. Do not use if printed seal under cap is broken or missing
  • Keep product out of high heat and humidity
  • Protect product from moisture

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