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Zegerid OTC Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 1st, 2009)
  • Brand name: Zegerid OTC
  • Generic name: omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate
  • Dosage form: Capsules
  • Company: Merck & Co. and Santarus Inc.
  • Treatment for: Heartburn

Zegerid OTC (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate) is an over-the-counter version of the prescription heartburn drug Zegerid.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Zegerid OTC

Dec  2, 2009Approval FDA Approves OTC Version Of Heartburn Drug Zegerid

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