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Can omeprazole be given IM?
Also know, can omeprazole be given IV?
In patients with Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome the recommended initial dose of Omeprazole given intravenously is 60 mg daily. When doses exceed 60 mg daily, the dose should be divided and given twice daily. Omeprazole is to be administered in an intravenous infusion for 20-30 minutes.
One may also ask, what is omeprazole injection? Omeprazole Injection 40 mg is indicated primarily for the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, and may also be used for the treatment of gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and reflux oesophagitis.
Also question is, how is omeprazole administered?
Ask your doctor if you have any questions. Take omeprazole capsules or delayed-release capsules before a meal, preferably in the morning. Omeprazole tablets may be taken with food or on an empty stomach. Take omeprazole powder for oral suspension on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal.
How do you give omeprazole infusion?
Initially 80mg IV; given as 40mg omeprazole in 100ml sodium chloride 0.9% infused over 20 – 30 minutes, then repeat. Followed by IV continuous infusion of 8mg/hr for 72 hours. (1) Given as 40mg omeprazole in 100ml sodium chloride 0.9% or 5% dextrose; infuse at 20ml (8mg) per hour over 5 hours for a total of 72 hours.