The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Over-the-counter Omeprazole (Prilosec OTC)
August 4, 2003 (Issue: 1162)The FDA recently approved the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole magnesium (Prilosec OTC) for over-the-counter use for treatment of frequent heartburn. It will be marketed in late September or early October. Five proton pump inhibitors, including...more
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