Generic Name : Omeprazole Indication : i) Reflux oesophagitis, eradication of H. Pylori infection, benign peptic ulcer not responding to conventional therapy, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome ii) Endoscopically confirmed peptic ulcer Dosage Form : Suspension Strength : 2mg/mL Stability : 14 days (room temperature) or 30 days (refrigerate) Storage : Refrigerate (preferable) or at room temperature and protect from light
INGREDIENTS: Omeprazole (capsules or tablets) 20mg 10 capsules Sodium Bicarbonate Injection 8.4% 10 amp x 10mL
How to prepare OMEPRAZOLE SUSPENSION 2MG/ML:
From Capsules 1. Empty contents of capsules in a mortar and cover with sodium bicarbonate and stir the mixture. 2. Add more sodium bicarbonate to form liquid and then transfer to a graduated container. 3. Rinse the mortar with additional sodium bicarbonate and make up to the final volume required.
From Tablets 1. Place tablets in mortar and soak in sodium bicarbonate for 20 minutes. 2. Crush tablets to form slurry and stir the mixture well. 3. Add more sodium bicarbonate to form liquid and then transfer to a graduated container. 4. Rinse mortar with additional sodium bicarbonate and make up to the final volume required.
NOTES: 1. Keep in an amber glass bottle. 2. Colour changes of the preparation might occur.