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Pyrocalm Control

Pyrocalm Control contains 20mg of Omeprazole in each tablet. These tablets are designed to resist stomach acid and provide quick relief from reflux symptoms like heartburn and acid regurgitation. It helps ease the discomfort when stomach acid backs up into the esophagus.

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Guide to Pyrocalm

Pyrocalm is a branded name for omeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) sold in the UK. It is available both over the counter and with a prescription, depending on the strength and dosage required. Pyrocalm has gained popularity due to its effectiveness in managing acid reflux symptoms and providing relief to those affected.

Omeprazole, the active ingredient in Pyrocalm, works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. This helps to alleviate symptoms such as heartburn, acid indigestion, and persistent cough caused by acid reflux. By inhibiting the proton pump in the stomach lining, omeprazole helps to promote healing in cases of gastritis and ulcers.

Patients are advised to take Pyrocalm as directed by their healthcare provider to ensure optimal results. It is important to note that while Pyrocalm provides relief from symptoms, it is not a cure for underlying conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Long-term use of PPIs like Pyrocalm may be associated with certain risks, so it is crucial for individuals to discuss the benefits and potential side effects with their doctor.

Pyrocalm Control 20mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets
Pyrocalm Control 20mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets
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Pyrocalm Control 20mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets Product Overview

Pyrocalm Control 20mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets are a specific formulation of omeprazole marketed for over-the-counter use. These tablets provide a convenient and accessible option for those seeking relief from mild to moderate acid reflux symptoms.

Designed to be taken once a day, Pyrocalm Control tablets are gastro-resistant, which means they are formulated to withstand the acidic environment of the stomach until they reach the small intestine.

In addition to its acid-suppressing properties, omeprazole has been studied for its potential role in protecting the lining of the stomach and oesophagus from damage caused by excess acid. This protective effect can be particularly beneficial for individuals with conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcers, where the delicate mucosal lining is at risk of erosion and inflammation.

How Does Omeprazole Work to Treat Acid Reflux?

Omeprazole, the active ingredient in Pyrocalm, works by inhibiting the proton pump responsible for acid secretion in the stomach. By reducing acid production, omeprazole helps to relieve the symptoms of acid reflux and promotes the healing of the oesophagal tissue damaged by gastric acid exposure.

In addition to its primary acid-suppressing effect, omeprazole also has antibacterial properties. It can help eradicate Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium known to cause peptic ulcers and contribute to acid reflux symptoms in some individuals. By reducing the bacterial load in the stomach, omeprazole aids in the overall management of acid-related conditions.

When omeprazole is ingested, it is absorbed into the bloodstream and eventually reaches the parietal cells in the stomach lining. These cells contain tiny structures called proton pumps, which are responsible for releasing acid into the stomach. Omeprazole works by binding to these proton pumps and inhibiting their activity. This means that less acid is produced, leading to a decrease in the symptoms of acid reflux.

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