Omez Capsule 20's belongs to the class of drugs known as Proton pump inhibitor (PPIs), which reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes. It treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), stomach ulcer, and Zollinger Ellison syndrome (overproduction of acid due to pancreatic tumour).Omez Capsule 20's contains omeprazole, which helps reduce stomach acid by blocking the actions of an enzyme (H+/K+ ATPase or gastric proton pump). This proton pump lies in the stomach wall cells and is responsible for releasing gastric acid secretion. Omez Capsule 20's prevents the release of stomach acid and relieves symptoms of food pipe lining inflammation (esophagitis), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or heartburn. Omez Capsule 20's is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Your dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. An adult taking Omez Capsule 20's might have common side effects like stomach pain, gas formation (flatulence), nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and headache. Respiratory system problems can be reported in some children (more than 1 year) using Omez Capsule 20's. These side effects are temporary and may get resolved after some time; however, if this side persists, contact the doctor. Uses of Omez Capsule 20's Stomach ulcers, Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - GERD), Hyperacidity, Zollinger Ellison syndrome Medicinal Benefits Omez Capsule 20's is effective at healing erosive esophagitis (inflammation of food pipe), relieving symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn), and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, stomach ulcers. Omez Capsule 20's works by irreversibly blocking the proton pump gate (which secretes stomach acid). It can be prescribed to all age groups, including special populations like the elderly, pregnant mothers, and kidney and liver disease patients. Usually, no dosage adjustment is required for these groups. It should not be given to children less than one year of age as no clinical studies have been done. Directions for Use Omez Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Oral Suspension: Shake the bottle well before use. Check the label for directions and take Omez Capsule 20's in doses as prescribed by your doctor with the help of a measuring cup/dropper provided by the pack.Powder/granules: Check the label for directions before use. Mix the powder/granules in water, mix well and drink immediately. Side Effects of Omez Capsule 20's Stomach pain,Gas formation (flatulence),Nausea Vomiting,Diarrhoea Headache.