Prilosec is a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) drug that is dispensed as delayed release oral capsules (10mg, 20mg, and 40mg) plus a delayed release oral suspension.

The key compound is omeprazole which has proved to be a successful treatment for acid-related esophagus and throat problems such as GERD, acid reflux, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, and stomach ulcers. By reducing the amount of stomach acid, Prilosec brings relief to the associated symptoms of coughing, heartburn, and difficulty in swallowing.
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