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Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) formulations suggested for adults with swallowing difficulties

1 July 2021A range of proton pump inhibitors are suitable for adults with swallowing difficulties.

How should medicines be dosed in children who are obese?

28 May 2021Review on how to calculate medicine doses in children who are obese which includes a table on commonly prescribed medicines.

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for disorders of gastric acid and ulceration

21 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Drugs for dyspepsia Aluminium and magnesium…

Is there an interaction between warfarin and proton pump inhibitors?

12 August 2019This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the evidence for an interaction between warfarin and proton pump inhibitors. Summary Generally, the evidence for an interaction between warfarin…

Do proton pump inhibitors reduce the clinical efficacy of clopidogrel?

25 July 2019This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence for an interaction between clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors Summary Clopidogrel is converted into its active metabolite…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

LosecAstraZeneca UK Ltd

AstraZeneca UK Ltd
Losec
Capsules g/r 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
A1 · Amber 1Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light and moisture. Degrades at high humidity. Maximum 2 weeks in MCA.
4 November 2015

Losec MUPSAstraZeneca UK Ltd

AstraZeneca UK Ltd
Losec MUPS
Tablets g/r 10mg, 20mg, 40mg
A1 · Amber 1Stability data is available in an alternative container (not CAs) that may be extrapolated to support storage in CAs.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light and moisture. Degrades at high humidity. Maximum 2 weeks in MCA.
4 November 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
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Likely to be degraded in infant's GI tract
Limited published evidence of safety
11 July 2016
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