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Omeprazole

Omeprazole
CAS Number: 73590-58-6

Omeprazole

Therapeutic Category
Gastro-Intestinal - GI
API Technology
Synthetic
Dose From
Oral Solids
Dr Reddy's Development Status
Available
Available Regulatory Filing
USA
Canada
CEP
Singapore
Korea
Innovator Brand (USA)
PRILOSEC

Mechanism of Action

Omeprazole belongs to a class of antisecretory compounds, the substituted benzimidazoles, that suppress gastric acid secretion by specific inhibition of the H+/K+ ATPase enzyme system at the secretory surface of the gastric parietal cell. Because this enzyme system is regarded as the acid (proton) pump within the gastric mucosa, omeprazole has been characterized as a gastric acid-pump inhibitor, in that it blocks the final step of acid production. This effect is dose-related and leads to inhibition of both basal and stimulated acid secretion irrespective of the stimulus.

Indication

PRILOSEC is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) indicated for the:

  • Treatment of active duodenal ulcer in adults 
  • Eradication of Helicobacter pylori to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence in adults 
  • Treatment of active benign gastric ulcer in adults
  • Treatment of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients 1 year of age and older
  • Treatment of erosive esophagitis (EE) due to acid-mediated GERD in patients 1 month of age and older
  • Maintenance of healing of EE due to acid-mediated GERD in patients 1 year of age and older
  • Pathologic hypersecretory conditions in adults

Dr. Reddy's Expertise

Headquartered in Hyderabad, India, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is one of the leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) suppliers globally. Dr. Reddy's API business is a preferred partner to pharma companies across the US, Europe, Brazil, Latin America, Japan, China, Korea, Middle East and other emerging markets.

Dr. Reddy's API business thrives on the deep technical strengths established over the last 30+ years in the development and manufacture of complex APIs such as steroids, peptides, complex long chain molecules and highly potent APIs (HPAPIs / oncology drugs). This expertise is complemented by our prowess in intellectual property and regulatory affairs which helps us consistently meet and exceed regulatory standards. Dr. Reddy's Omeprazole API is the outcome of the extensive expertise in R&D, IP, and Regulatory.

A key component in helping our customers be first to market is a responsive supply chain. We achieve this by making sure that all our facilities are operating efficiently and to the latest standards of quality, safety, and productivity. A strong interconnect between business and factories allows for a quick reaction to dynamic market changes, so that we can avert shortages and meet sudden surges in demand.

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