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Omerprazole / Prilosec

- See: Rx of PUD 
- Discussion:
- gastric acid pump inhibitor; 
- used for severe erosive esophagitis; 
- high doses may lead to hypergastrinemia, enterochromaffinlike cell hyperplasia, and gastric carcinoid formation. 
- therefore use lower doses if possible. 
- Adult Dosing: 
- 20 mg PO qd; Hypersecretory: 60mg PO qd

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