Prilosec OTC Directions from PRILOSEC OTC
This product is for adults 18 years of age or older. Children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor. This product is to be used once a day (ever 24 hours), 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 hours.
14-Day Course of Treatment: swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water before eating in the morning, take every day for 14 days, do not take more than 1 tablet a day, do not chew or crush the tablets, do not crush tablets in food, do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor.
Repeated 14-day Courses (if needed): you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months, do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.
Prilosec OTC Disclaimer from PRILOSEC OTC
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.
As 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.
As a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking: warfarin (blood-thinning medicine), prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines, diazepam (anxiety medicine), digoxin (heart medicine).
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