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1 result for Name/Synonym equals OMEPRAZOL 
Drug Name: Omeprazole [USAN:USP:INN:BAN:JAN] View Structure
Description: A highly effective inhibitor of gastric acid secretion used in the therapy of STOMACH ULCERS and ZOLLINGER-ELLISON SYNDROME. The drug inhibits the H(+)-K(+)-ATPase (H(+)-K(+)-EXCHANGING ATPASE) in the proton pump of GASTRIC PARIETAL CELLS. 

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