Emilok (omeprazole): Uses, Side Effects, Warnings

Emilok capsules belong to a group of medicines called Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs). It contains the active ingredient omeprazole . Emilok capsules act by reducing the amount of acid made by the stomach. Emilok capsules are used to treat: Reflux Oesophagitis or GERD disease: This can be caused by food and acid from the stomach flowing the wrong way (reflux) back up the food pipe, also known as the oesophagus. Reflux can cause a burning sensation in the chest rising up to the throat, also known as heartburn. Emilok is used to treat Reflux Oesophagitis, and also used to help stop reflux oesophagitis from coming back or relapsing. Peptic Ulcers: Depending on the position of the ulcer it is called a gastric or … Continue reading Emilok (omeprazole): Uses, Side Effects, Warnings