Important Safety Information about ZEGERID
The most frequently reported adverse events with ZEGERID are headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Symptomatic response to therapy does not preclude the presence of gastric malignancy. Atrophic gastritis has been noted occasionally in gastric corpus biopsies from patients treated long term with omeprazole.
ZEGERID contains sodium bicarbonate. This should be taken into consideration for patients on a sodium-restricted diet.
ZEGERID is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any component of the formulation.
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