Losec 40mg is used to treat the symptoms of reflux oesophagitis or reflux disease in adults and in children. This can be caused by “washing back” (reflux) of food and acid from the stomach into the gullet (oesophagus). Reflux can cause a burning sensation in the chest rising up to the throat, also known as heartburn. Losec 40mg is also used to help stop reflux oesophagitis coming back or relapsing.
Active Ingredients: Omeprazole 40 mg
Warnings: When you must not use it
Do not use Losec after the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack.
Do not use Losec if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.
Do not use Losec to treat any other complaints unless your doctor says to.
Do not give this medicine to anyone else, even if their symptoms seem similar to yours.
Before you start to use Losec, you must tell your doctor if:
1. You have any allergies to; any medicine containing a proton-pump inhibitor, ingredients listed at the end of this leaflet, any other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives. If you have an allergic reaction, you may get a skin rash, difficulty in breathing, hayfever, or feel faint.
These medicines may be affected by Losec or may affect how well it works. Your doctor or pharmacist can tell you what to do if you are taking any other medicines. If you have not told your doctor about any of these things, tell them before you take any Losec.
Extended Information: Please note that even though this is the main indication of use/condition, your Doctor may have prescribed this for another reason. Please follow your Doctors directions