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Zegerid with Magnesium Hydroxide (Omeprazole / Sodium Bicarbonate / Magnesium Hydroxide) - Summary



ZEGERID® with Magnesium Hydroxide
(omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate/magnesium hydroxide)

ZEGERID« with Magnesium Hydroxide (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate/magnesium hydroxide) is a combination of omeprazole, a proton-pump inhibitor, and sodium bicarbonate plus magnesium hydroxide, both of which are antacids.

Duodenal Ulcer

ZEGERID with Magnesium Hydroxide is indicated for short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer. Most patients heal within four weeks. Some patients may require an additional four weeks of therapy.

Gastric Ulcer

ZEGERID with Magnesium Hydroxide is indicated for short-term treatment (4-8 weeks) of active benign gastric ulcer. (See CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, Clinical Studies, Gastric Ulcer.)

Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Symptomatic GERD

ZEGERID with Magnesium Hydroxide is indicated for the treatment of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GERD.

Erosive Esophagitis

ZEGERID with Magnesium Hydroxide is indicated for the short-term treatment (4-8 weeks) of erosive esophagitis which has been diagnosed by endoscopy. (See CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY, Clinical Studies.)

The efficacy of ZEGERID with Magnesium Hydroxide used for longer than 8 weeks in these patients has not been established. In the rare instance of a patient not responding to 8 weeks of treatment, it may be helpful to give up to an additional 4 weeks of treatment. If there is recurrence of erosive esophagitis or GERD symptoms (eg, heartburn), additional 4-8 week courses of omeprazole may be considered.

Maintenance of Healing of Erosive Esophagitis

ZEGERID with Magnesium Hydroxide is indicated to maintain healing of erosive esophagitis. Controlled studies do not extend beyond 12 months.

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Clinical Trials Related to Zegerid with Magnesium Hydroxide (Omeprazole / Sodium Bicarbonate / Magnesium Hydroxide)

Prilosec Bioequivalence Study in Healthy Volunteers [Completed]
This is An Open-label, Randomized, Single-center, 4-way Crossover, Single dose Bioequivalence Study Comparing Omeprazole 20 and 40-mg Aqueous solvent Based Capsules Manufactured by AstraZeneca with Omeprazole 20 and 40-mg Organic-solvent Based Capsules Manufactured by Merck

A Study to Compare Omeprazole Administered as Zegerid´┐Ż Powder and as Prilosec´┐Ż Capsule in Healthy Participants (P08050)(CL2010-12) [Completed]
This study compares the bioequivalence of omeprazole administered as either Zegerid« powder for oral suspension 20 mg or as Prilosec 40 mg capsule to healthy participants.

Impact of Timing on the Efficacy of Zegerid 40 mg in Healing Reflux Esophagitis: A Pilot Study [Completed]
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of morning versus bedtime administration of omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate (Zegerid) on endoscopic healing for patients with moderate or severe reflux esophagitis. Our hypothesis was that bedtime administration of Zegerid would be superior in healing esophagitis compared to morning administration prior to a meal.

Optimal Dosing of Omeprazole in Neonates [Completed]
"The principal aim of this trial is to determine the minimum effective dose of omeprazole in neonates with GERD objectively diagnosed by a 24-h intra-oesophageal pH monitoring (pHmetry), to obtain a short-term efficacy in the pHmetry of control performed 72 hrs ▒ 24 after initiation of omeprazole. The secondary objectives of the study were: (1) to assess the efficacy of omeprazole upon other pHmetry parameters, (2) to characterize the population pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics of omeprazole, (3) to evaluate the effect of omeprazole upon oro-pharyngeal pH monitoring and (4) to assess the short-term safety of use of omeprazole in neonates."

A Pharmacodynamic Study Comparing Zegerid« and Prilosec OTC« (Study CL2008-02)(P07814)(COMPLETED) [Completed]
Open-label randomized crossover design study. 60 participants will be evaluated on Day 1 to compare effects on stomach acid; 30 participants will continue treatment for 7 days and will have repeat evaluations at Day 7.

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