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Equate Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct

Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules treat frequent heartburn occurring two or more days a week.
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Questions & Answers for Equate Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct

Question

How many mg of magnesium are in this product? I have searched all over, but cannot find the answer.

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
ranan4
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
4 answers
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answer 1
20.6 mg and it is right on the label.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Bonkae
answer 2
20.6 mg, it is omeprazole magnesium not the mineral magnesium of its own state.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 3
Total mgs for each capsule is 20.6. They contain magnesium stearate and magnesium oxide, but, there's no mention of how many mgs each.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
dump1
 - Gulfport, Mississippi
answer 4
The Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules contains 0.6mg of magnesium.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
RQuinones
Question

Can the small pill inside the capsule be crushed?

asked 7 months ago
By
patty
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
4 answers
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answer 1
I would not do that, some active ingredients in medications are time
released, or meant to be dissolved slowly.
answered 2 months ago
By
maryk2
answer 2
Gee, I never opened up a capsule, but if there is indeed an actual pill inside, you probably shouldn't crush it. The medication is meant to be delayed-release, and crushing the pill would short-circuit that effect, and possibly cause the medication to be less effective, or possibly even dangerous. Too much medicine over too little time...
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
OldMK
answer 3
not to my knowledge and the capsules are the best form of ths medication!
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
By
mygf
answer 4
We have never attempted to crush it. I can tell you that if the pill can be swallowed (my husband did say they are big!) they do work!
answered 7 months ago
By
AnnetteD
Question

in what country is this made

asked 1 year, 8 months ago
By
db
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
4 answers
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answer 1
It is made in India.
answered 10 months ago
By
chetdol
answer 2
My current bottle says "Made in India."
answered 11 months ago
By
OldMK
answer 3
India
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
IBMENG
answer 4
The Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules are made in India.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RQuinones
Question

How much Magnesium is in each capsule??

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
VSM
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
4 answers
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answer 1
Since the total mg of each capsule is 20.6 mg and it states that it is equivalent to 20.0 mg, I would assume that the magnesium is 0.6mg.
answered 10 months ago
By
chetdol
answer 2
Well, it says "20.6mg [of omeprazole magnesium] equivalent to 20mg omeprazole..." so I would assume that makes it .6mg (6 tenths of a milligram) of magnesium...
answered 11 months ago
By
OldMK
answer 3
The Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules contains 0.6 mg of magnesium.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
RQuinones
answer 4
20.6 mg
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Bonkae
Question

What is the difference between omeprazole magnesium and omeprazole?

asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
MarionMcMe
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
3 answers
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answer 1
omeprazole magnesium means that the omeprazole salts have been been binded with magnesium ion. the end result is omeprazole magnesium. this version works better for my severe reflux that plain omeprazole.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
Although they're the same price, the milligrams are slightly higher with the magnesium. Therefore, you get more for your buck with the magnesium.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
dump1
 - Gulfport, Mississippi
answer 3
EQ Omeprazole delayed release tablets (20 mg) contain the active ingredient Omeprazole in its "chemical base" or "non-salt" form. Prilosec OTC contains 20.6 mg of Omeprazole magnesium, which is the magnesium salt form of Omeprazole. They have been shown to be bio-equivalent.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
RQuinones
Question

what is the white caplet inside of the capsule ? Is this the magnesium?

I am concerned that if this is magnesium, it will have a laxative effect. I would like to take the omeprazole magnesium if this is not magnesium as such because of the laxating effect. I like capsules better than pills- they are easier to take.
asked 4 months, 3 weeks ago
By
gus
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
3 answers
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answer 1
If you take the kind with Magnesium, it will have a laxative effect.
Therefore, if you do not want that effect, get the kind without the Magnesium.
answered 2 months ago
By
maryk2
answer 2
Your best bet would be to ask the pharmacist. I don't know, sorry .
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
bevshops1
answer 3
This is an easy-taking capsule and doesn't have a laxative effect.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
RetiredbutStillAShopper
Question

Do you take this everyday, or is it just a 14 day treatment once ever couple of months?

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Lis
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
3 answers
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answer 1
Think it is a 14 day treatment, however I have a friend that takes it daily. You could always ask a Walmart Pharmacist or call your Doctor's nurse.
answered 2 months ago
By
maryk2
answer 2
I have acid reflux and take it every day .
answered 2 months, 1 week ago
By
bevshops1
answer 3
I've been taking this item every day, as recommended by the dr. No side effects whatsoever!
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
RetiredbutStillAShopper
Question

Does the omeprazole caplet (the red colored one) contain iodine, either in the coloring or the pill itself?

asked 3 years, 3 months ago
By
Funkemall
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
2 answers
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answer 1
You need to ask someone in the pharmacy
answered 11 months ago
By
DorrisDey
answer 2
The Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules Acid Reducer, 42 Ct does not contain Iodine in the ingredients.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
By
RQuinones
Question

is it the same as nexium

is it the same as nexium
asked 10 months ago
By
pip
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
2 answers
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answer 1
I found it to be better than Nexium.
answered 3 months, 3 weeks ago
By
RetiredbutStillAShopper
answer 2
The Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6 mg is being compared to Prilosec OTC Active Ingredient..
answered 8 months ago
By
RQuinones
Question

Does your product include Lactose Monohydrate?

asked 3 years, 6 months ago
By
masonakid
 - Gardiner, Oregon
on Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules 20.6mg, 42ct
2 answers
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answer 1
No. Not listed.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
dump1
 - Gulfport, Mississippi
answer 2
The Equate Omeprazole Magnesium Capsules Acid Reducer does not contain Lactose Monohydrate.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
RQuinones
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