How to take omeprazole correctly?

  • Take Omeprazole 30 minutes before meals.
  • Antacids may be used concomitantly with Omeprazole.
  • Swallow Omeprazole as a whole; do not chew.
  • ¬†For patients unable to swallow an intact capsule, Omeprazole delayedrelease capsules can be opened and administered in applesauce.
  • ¬†Omeprazole for delayed-release oral suspension is intended to be prepared in water and administered orally or via a nasogastric (NG) or gastric tube.!
  • Must follow pharmacist and/or doctor’s instructions exactly.

How long does omeprazole take to work for gerd?