Omeprazole: Medicine to reduce stomach acid

Omeprazole: It is the prototype member of substituted benzimidazoles which inhibit the final common step in gastric acid secretion. The proton-pump- inhibitors (PPIs) have overtaken H2 blockers for acid-peptic disorders. The only significant pharmacological action of omeprazole is dose dependant suppression of gastric acid secretion; without anticholinergic or H2 blocking action. It is a powerful […]