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Losec is a prescription-only medicine which reduces the level of acid produced in the stomach, bringing relief from Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux disease (GORD), a condition commonly referred to as heartburn. Losec is available in 20mg capsules from Prescription Doctor's convenient online pharmacy.
You can safely buy Losec capsules online from our UK GPhC registered pharmacy. If your order is approved before 3pm, our dispensing pharmacy will process your order and dispatch it the same day via a next-day, discreet delivery.
Heartburn is a condition characterised by a burning sensation around the chest. It is caused by acid reflux, when stomach acid finds its way up the oesophagus. This starts with the relaxation of the lower oesophageal sphincter, a muscular ring that connects the stomach and the oesophagus. GORD is the acronym given for persistent heartburn.
There are a number of potential triggers of heartburn, though it can be difficult to pin-point your triggers.
Some common triggers of heartburn include:
One method of determining a potential trigger of heartburn is to keep a food diary. Keep a record of the meals you eat, the time you ate them and any activities you did before and after eating them. For example, whether you had a nap after a large meal or if you eat straight after exercising.
Next to each meal, take a note of whether you experienced heartburn, how long it lasted and a rating of the pain you experienced from 0 (indicating no pain) to 10 (unbearable pain). Do take your food diary with you to your doctors appointment as it can help them assess your condition and provide actionable steps on how to prevent or treat your symptoms.
It is important to treat chronic heartburn as it can result in serious oesophageal cell damage, causing a condition called Barrett's Oesophagus. In rare cases, Barrett's Oesophagus can develop into oesophageal cancer. According to Cancer Research UK, the risk of oesophageal cancer in patients with Barret's Oesophagus is greatly reduced by up to 71% by using proton pump inhibitors, such as Losec, to treat GORD and heartburn.
Losec contains a proton pump inhibitor known as omeprazole. It prevents cells in the stomach from producing an excess of stomach acid, which can increase the risk of developing heartburn and GORD symptoms.
Losec's suppression of acid production is through H+/K+ ATPase enzyme inhibition at the stomach parietal cell secretory surface.
By blocking the enzyme, the cells produce less acid, reducing the risk of excess acid rising up the oesophagus.
You can also buy generic Losec in the form of Omeprazole capsules.
You should always take Losec as prescribed. If you are unsure about how you should take Losec, consult your doctor or pharmacist for assistance.
The doctor will determine an appropriate course of treatment for you, depending on your age and condition.
Losec may not be suitable for you. Before taking Losec, we encourage you to read the patient information leaflet (PIL) enclosed with your medicine for more information regarding the safety of this medicine.
Do not take Losec if you are allergic to:
Signs of an allergic reaction include:
Do not take Losec if you:
You should inform our doctor of all the medicine you take, including those prescribed to you, bought over-the-counter, and health supplements.
Before taking Loesc, inform our doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding. Our doctor will be able to determine whether Losec is safe for you to take while breastfeeding.
All medicines carry potential of causing side effects, though not everybody gets them. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the patient information leaflet (PIL), which comes enclosed with your medicine, before taking Losec.
Common side effects (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
Uncommon side effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further information about the side effects of this medicine can be found in the patient information leaflet (PIL).
Speak to your doctor before taking Losec if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you become pregnant while taking Losec, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Losec does pass through breast milk in small amounts, though it is unlikely to affect the development of your child. Nonetheless, you should speak to your doctor before taking Losec if you are breastfeeding.
Your doctor can determine the safety of Losec for you and your baby if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Always speak to your doctor before you buy Losec online from Prescription Doctor.
Always keep medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
Never take Losec past the expiry date printed on the packaging. The date refers to the last day of the specified month.
Do not discard medicine via household or water waste. Take any unwanted or expired medication to your local pharmacy and ask them to dispose of it safely on your behalf.
Never share your medicine with anyone else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms as you.
If you forget to take Losec, take it as soon as you remember and continue dosage as recommended by the doctor. Never take more Losec to make up for skipped dose.
If you accidentally take more Losec than you should, contact your doctor or a pharmacist as soon as possible.
It is unlikely that alcohol will negatively interact with omeprazole. Avoiding or limiting alcohol consumption, however, is recommended to avoid worsening of heartburn symptoms.
While it is unlikely Losec will affect your ability to drive or operate machinery, you should avoid these activities if you experience side effects, such as dizziness or visual disturbances, until you feel well enough to do so.
Losec takes 2 to 3 days to start working. It might take up to 4 weeks prior to noticing any change in your symptoms.
Losec is a prescription-only medicine and cannot be bought over-the-counter. Following an online medical consultation, you can buy Losec from prescription doctor.
You may be advised to avoid caffeinated beverages (coffee, cola and energy drinks) while taking Losec. Caffeine can exacerbate the symptoms of heartburn for some people.
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AstraZeneca UK Limited, 2017. Losec Capsules 20mg: Summary of Product Characteristics.
NHS, 2017. Heartburn and Acid Reflux.