Losec MUPS Orodispersible
Orodispersible tablets aid absorption for individuals who have difficulty in swallowing.
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What is Losec MUPS?
Losec MUPS are dissolvable tablets that melt in the mouth. Losec is the branded version of Omeprazole. Omeprazole belongs to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid.
How does Losec MUPS work?
Losec MUPS work by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
How to take?
Omeprazole is usually taken before eating. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Omeprazole Orodispersible tablets can be placed directly in the mouth for fastest action. They can also be dissolved in water, or fruit juice. Please note that Omeprazole Orodispersible tablets must be taken as soon as they are removed from the blister. Moisture in the air can disintegrate the tablet so they must remain in the blister until required.
Common Side Effects
- Effects on your stomach or gut: diarrhoea, stomach pain, flautulence, constipation
- Feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting)
Read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.
How long does Losec MUPS take to work?
Losec MUPS is a fast-acting acid reflux treatment. It will get to work after just one dose. If your symptoms do not improve within five days, speak to your doctor about alternative options.
How do I take Losec MUPS?
Place one Losec MUPS tablet directly in your mouth. They can also be dissolved in water, or fruit juice. Please note that Losec MUPS tablets must be taken as soon as they are removed from the blister. Moisture in the air can disintegrate the tablet so they must remain in the blister until required.
What is the best time to take Losec MUPS?
Take Losec MUPS at the same time every morning, 30 minutes before eating food.
What are the side effects of Losec MUPS?
Side effects of Losec MUPS include headaches, nausea, and diarrhoea. Please see the ‘side effects’ tab for more information.
Can I take Losec MUPS with other heartburn medication?
You should not take other heartburn medication alongside Losec MUPS, unless it is an antacid. Antacids like Gaviscon can be taken with Losec MUPS, but please wait at least 2 hours between doses.
Can I take Losec MUPS when pregnant?
Losec MUPS is safe to take when pregnant. Speak to your GP if you have any concerns.
Can I take Losec MUPS when breastfeeding?
Losec MUPS is safe to take when breastfeeding. Speak to your GP if you have any concerns.
Can I drink alcohol when taking Losec MUPS?
You can drink alcohol when taking Losec MUPS, but please bear in mind that alcohol can worsen symptoms of acid reflux.
What is the difference between Losec MUPS and Losec?
Losec MUPS are dissolvable tablets that melt in the mouth. Standard Losec tablets are capsules that must be swallowed whole. The MUPS version is ideal for those who have difficulty swallowing.
Can I buy Losec MUPS online?
You can buy Losec MUPS online through Express Pharmacy, after completing and passing an online assessment.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find the information by searching for your treatment on Medicines.org.uk.
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