Omeprazole (Brand name: Prilosec) is a generic medication prescribed for the treatment of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It works by decreasing the amount of acid in the stomach. Omeprazole should not be used for immediate heartburn relief as it may take one to four days to feel the full benefit of the medication.
Omeprazole is currently available in the U.S. and at accredited international online pharmacies. Omeprazole sold in the U.S. can often be purchased at lower cost than in Canada and other international pharmacies. You may be able to save money on the brand Prilosec 20 mg using PharmacyChecker-accredited online pharmacies. Patients can also find discounts on omeprazole 20 mg at local U.S. pharmacies by using the drug discount coupon search at the bottom of this page. Generic omeprazole sold in the U.S. is manufactured in Israel, India, and other countries.
The total price includes shipping fees which typically cover an entire order, making it more economical to purchase multiple medications in the same order.
U.S. government officials have stated that individuals who order non-controlled prescription drugs from Canada or other foreign sources (up to a three-month supply) for their own use are not being pursued or prosecuted - although it is technically not legal for individuals to import most prescription drugs. The U.S FDA regulates the safety and efficacy of medications sold in U.S. pharmacies. Medications dispensed from outside the U.S. are regulated for safety and efficacy by pharmaceutical/pharmacy regulatory authorities in other countries. Read how regulations may differ by country.