Omeprazole 20mg



LOXCID-20 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

LOXCID-20 Capsule side effects

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use LOXCID-20 Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. LOXCID-20 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How LOXCID-20 Capsule works

LOXCID-20 mg Capsule is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

LOXCID-20 Capsule related warnings

  • Alcohol :
  • Pregnancy : 1. LOXCID-20 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

    2. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

  • Lactation : LOXCID-20 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
  • Driving : 1. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

    2. LOXCID-20 mg Capsule may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.

  • Kidney : LOXCID-20 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of LOXCID-20 mg Capsule is recommended.
  • Liver : 1. LOXCID-20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of LOXCID-20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

    2. A lower dose may be advised in patients with liver disease and who have to take this medicine for a long time.

What if you miss a dose of LOXCID-20 Capsule?

If you miss a dose of LOXCID-20 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.


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