New Drug for Gastric Ulcers; Linzess for Kids' Constipation; IBD Meds Safe in Utero
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved an oral suspension product that combines omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate (Konvomep) to treat benign active gastric ulcers and reduce the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeds in critically ill patients, Azurity... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 8, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Konvomep (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate for oral suspension) for Gastric Ulcer and Reduction of Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Critically Ill Patients
WOBURN, Mass. (September 2, 2022)– Azurity Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative dose-forms and formulations of products to serve the needs of overlooked patients, announced today that the U.S. Food... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - September 3, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

omeprazole
Title: omeprazoleCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/27/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 27, 2022 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Prilosec vs. Zantac 360
Title: Prilosec vs. Zantac 360Category: MedicationsCreated: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - September 29, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction in a Young Man After OTC Omeprazole Erectile Dysfunction in a Young Man After OTC Omeprazole
Was the PPI omeprazole the cause of this young man ' s sudden erectile dysfunction?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: My hair is thinning... could it be caused by heartburn medicine?
DR ELLIE CANNON: Hair loss is, indeed, a side effect of omeprazole - although it's thought to be very rare. Common side effects include abdominal pain, dizziness, insomnia and headaches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yosprala (aspirin and omeprazole)
Title: Yosprala (aspirin and omeprazole)Category: MedicationsCreated: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - February 17, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin)
Title: Talicia (omeprazole magnesium, amoxicillin and rifabutin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - February 17, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holder for CABENUVA.C...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Growing evidence suggests popping too many heartburn pills is actually CAUSING tummy troubles 
In fact, experts warn that the over-reliance on drugs such as omeprazole and lansoprazole could even explain a recent surge in diagnoses of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Talicia (Omeprazole Magnesium, Amoxicillin and Rifabutin Delayed-release Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 16, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Common Heartburn Drugs May Be Tied to Higher COVID Risk
TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 -- Popular heartburn medications such as Prilosec (omeprazole) and Nexium (esomeprazole) may inadvertently up your chances of catching COVID-19, new research suggests. An online survey of more than 53,000 Americans, all with a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Calls For Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the market immediately, the agency announced on Wednesday. The FDA noted that an ongoing investigation has determined that levels of a contaminant in the heartburn medications increase over time and when stored at higher-than-normal temperatures, poses a risk to public health. The contaminant, N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA, is a probable human carcinogen and the FDA has been investigating levels of it in ranitidine since the summer of 2019. ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Zantac Source Type: news

Could Heartburn Meds Lead to Drug-Resistant Germs?
The findings do not prove that PPIs -- which include popular brands such as Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) and Nexium (esomeprazole) -- are the cause, experts said.         But they are the latest to raise safety questions about the top-selling prescription and over-the-counter medicines. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Talicia (Omeprazole Magnesium, Amoxicillin and Rifabutin Delayed-release Capsules) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 13, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news