Omeprazole

Active ingredient description

Omeprazole, a racemic mixture of two enantiomers reduces gastric acid secretion through a highly targeted mechanism of action. It is a specific inhibitor of the acid pump in the parietal cell. It is rapidly acting and provides control through reversible inhibition of gastric acid secretion with once daily dosing.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Omeprazole
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A02 Drugs for acid related disorders → A02B DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER AND GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GORD) → A02BC Proton pump inhibitors
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Medicines

Omeprazole is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Omeprazole is also found within below combination drugs:

ARTHROCOMB , CECLOVA , DICLODUO COMBI , DIOMPRAZ , OMEPRAMIX , PROFENID PROTECT , TALICIA , YOSPRALA , ZEGERID

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK
Structured product labeling (SPL/PLR)
US
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

KG60484QX9 - OMEPRAZOLE

CAS registry number

73590-58-6 - omeprazole

95510-70-6 - Omeprazole sodium

SNOMED-CT

387137007 - Omeprazole (substance)