noun. antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach.
- gastric antacid
Example sentences of the word omeprazole
Over-the-counter omeprazole treats frequent heartburn that occurs for more than 2 days a week.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole can block acid production and promote healing, and are available over the counter and in prescription form.
The liver breaks down omeprazole into products that can easily be removed from the body by the kidneys 1.
4. Verb, base form
Exposure of the liver to omeprazole may cause damage to liver cells leading to the inflammation of the liver 1.
5. Personal pronoun
Prescription omeprazole treats stomach ulcers for 4 to 8 weeks.
Sold under the brand name of Prilosec, *omeprazole* for dogs prevents new ulcers from forming while healing existing ulcers.