Losec contains the active ingredient Omeprazole. It belongs to a group of medicines called ‘proton pump inhibitors’ (PPIs). They work by reducing the amount of acid that your stomach produces.
Losec is used to treat the following conditions:
It is fast acting and easy to use. Just a single daily dose can alleviate symptoms for the whole day.
The recommended dose for acid reflux:- ONE TABLET (20mg) to be dispersed in the mouth once daily 1 hour before food and only when required.
If you take more Losec than you should
If you take more Losec than prescribed by your doctor, talk to your doctor or pharmacist straight away.
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
For a full list of side effects CLICK HERE.
If you notice any of the following rare but serious side effects, stop taking Losec and contact a doctor immediately:
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
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Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.