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Proper Use Drug information provided by: Micromedex Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.
If you are using this medicine without a prescription, follow the instructions on the medicine label. This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions. Take omeprazole capsules or delayed-release capsules before a meal, preferably in the morning.
Omeprazole tablets may be taken with food or on an empty stomach. Take omeprazole powder for oral suspension on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal.
For patients receiving continuous feeding through a tube, feeding should be temporarily stopped about 3 hours before and 1 hour after administration of omeprazole powder for oral suspension. It may take several days before this medicine begins to relieve stomach pain.
Contra-indications to PEG . Absolute contra-indications for use of PEG in adults: Active coagulopathies and thrombocytopenia (platelet count less than 50 x 10 9 /L) must be corrected before tube insertion.; Anything that precludes endoscopy (such as haemodynamic compromise, sepsis or a perforated viscus). Blepharospasm, characterized by intermittent or sustained closure of the eyelids caused by involuntary contractions of the orbicularis oculi muscle, including blepharospasm associated with dystonia and benign essential blepharospasm. ›A nasogastric tube (NGT) is a flexible tube that provides access to the stomach through the nose. This topic focuses on the steps involved in inserting and verifying placement.
To help relieve this pain, antacids may be taken with omeprazole, unless your doctor tells you otherwise. If you are taking this medicine to treat an ulcer that is associated with an H. Swallow the capsule and tablet forms of omeprazole whole. Do not open the capsule. Do not crush, break, or chew the capsule or the tablet.
If you cannot swallow the omeprazole delayed-release capsules, you may open it and sprinkle the pellets contained in the capsule on one tablespoon of applesauce. This mixture must be swallowed immediately with a glass of cool water. The applesauce should not be hot and should be soft enough to be swallowed without chewing.
Do not chew or crush the pellets. To use the powder for oral suspension: Empty packet of powder into a small cup containing 2 tablespoons of water.
Do not use other liquids or foods. Stir well and drink immediately. Refill cup with water and drink. To use the delayed-release oral suspension: Empty the contents of a 2. Empty the contents of a 10 mg packet of powder into a container containing 15 mL of water. Stir and leave it for 2 to 3 minutes to thicken.
Stir well and drink within 30 minutes. If any medicine remains after drinking, add more water, stir, and drink immediately.
If you are using the delayed-release oral suspension with a nasogastric or gastric tube: Add 5 mL to a catheter tipped syringe and then add the contents of a 2. Shake the syringe right away and leave it for 2 to 3 minutes to thicken. Shake the syringe and give the medicine through the nasogastric or gastric tube into the stomach with 30 minutes.
Refill the syringe with an equal amount of water.Date and time of nasogastric tube insertion; Size of nasogastric tube Type of nasogastric tube. Length at which nasogastric tube fixed/inserted; Confirmation of correct placement by pH reading or x-ray; Record the length of visible tube from the nostril to the end of the .
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Your Child's Nasogastric Tube: Syringe Feeding Your child is going home with a nasogastric (NG) feeding tube in place. This is a soft thin tube inserted through your child’s nose down into the stomach.
Nasogastric tube: A tube that is passed through the nose and down through the nasopharynx and esophagus into the stomach. Abbreviated NG tube. Abbreviated NG tube. It is a flexible tube made of rubber or plastic, and it has bidirectional potential. ›A nasogastric tube (NGT) is a flexible tube that provides access to the stomach through the nose.
This topic focuses on the steps involved in inserting and verifying placement.