What is Omez?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Omeprazole

Omez is an international brand of omeprazole decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat duodenal and gastric ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and frequent, uncomplicated heartburn.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Gastroesophageal reflux disease 5 2
Acid reflux 3 2
Hiatal hernia 1 1
Pancreatitis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Omez

Side effect Patients
Feet tingling 1

Why patients stopped taking Omez

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Omez


Stopped taking Omez

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Omez after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Omeprazole (Prilosec) 1

Patients stopped taking Omez and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Lansoprazole (Prevacid) 1
Pantoprazole (Protonix) 1
Ranitidine Prescription (Zantac) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Omez.