Omeprazole is a generic drug used to treat certain conditions where there is too much acid in the stomach. It is
used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers, erosive esophagitis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is
a condition where the acid in the stomach washes back up into the esophagus. Omeprazole is a proton pump
inhibitor (PPI). It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
What is Losec?
Losec is the branded version of Omeprazole. Omeprazole is medically equivalent to Losec but is available at a lower
What is Losec MUPS?
Losec MUPs are dispersible tablets which you can dissolve in water if you have difficulty swallowing.
How To Take
One tablet daily. Try to take omeprazole at the same time each day to avoid missing any doses. The usual dose is
once a day in the morning.
Antacids taken as required. Antacids are alkali liquids or tablets
that can neutralise the stomach acid. A dose may give quick relief.
There are many brands, which you can buy. You can also get some on
prescription. If you have mild or infrequent bouts of dyspepsia you
may find that antacids used as required are all that you need.
Most people who take acid reflux medication do not have any side effects.
However, side effects occur in a small number of users. The most
common side effects are:
Nausea (feeling sick)
Abdominal (tummy) pain
For a full list of possible side effects and cautions, see the
patient information leaflet.
Patient Information Leaflet
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Patient information can be found
Recent Losec Reviews
/10 based on 5
independent customer reviews taken by Feefo (see all MedExpress Reviews).
Apr 6, 2015
product was as described genuine medication
Med express delivered an excellent service
Feb 24, 2015
Helping me every day, excellent product
Very fast, efficient and friendly company, will buy all my drugs here
Oct 28, 2014
The product was genuine and packed in original box. Losec worked instantly. In fact I'm going to order some more.