Definition of Omeprazole

1. Noun. Antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach.

Exact synonyms: Prilosec
Generic synonyms: Alkaliser, Alkalizer, Antacid, Antiacid, Gastric Antacid
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Omeprazole

1. Noun. (pharmacology) A benzimidazole, C17H19N3O3S, which is a proton pump inhibitor, taken to prevent the secretion of gastric acid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Omeprazole

1. A proton pump inhibitor that works by binding to H+/K+ ATPase, an enzyme which is found on the secretory surface of parietal cells. It thereby inhibits the final transport of hydrogen ions (via exchange with K+) into the gastric lumen. (27 Sep 1997)

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omeprazole (current term)
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Literary usage of Omeprazole

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Danish omeprazole Study Group. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology 24(5):557-60, Jun 1989. Two hundred and seventeen gastric ulcer patients whose ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Each gram of paste contains 0.37 gram omeprazole. (b) Sponsor. See No. 050604 in §510.600(c) of this chapter. (c) Special considerations. ..."

3. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"Sandmark S, Carlsson R, Pausa O, Lundell L. omeprazole or ranitidine in thè treatment of reflux esophagitis: results of a double- blind, randomized, ..."

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