It is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It is also used to prevent stomach bleeding in very ill patients. Omeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).
Omeprazole prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, and inflammation of the esophagus.
Uses of Omeprazole Powder for Oral Suspension:
It is used to treat or prevent GI (gastrointestinal) ulcers caused by infection.
It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD; acid reflux).
It is used to treat heartburn.
It is used to treat syndromes caused by lots of stomach acid.
It is used to treat or prevent ulcers of the swallowing tube (esophagus).
It may be given to you for other reasons.