ATC Group: A02BC01 Omeprazole

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Omeprazole

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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.