What is the ulsen?

Ulsen® is the registered trademark of a pharmaceutical -manufactured medicine, which uses omeprazole as its active principle , a chemical compound belonging to the line of medicines called proton pump inhibitors, with an effect on conditions in the digestive system .

To highlight: This drug is produced by the company named LABORATORIOS SENOSIAIN, SA de CV (1)

What is the ulsen used for?

  • Thanks to the mechanism of action of its active principle, ulsen® prevents the secretion of acid in the stomach because it binds to the proton pump in the gastric parietal cell, inhibiting the final transport of H + to the gastric lumen. In this way it alleviates in many patients the symptoms associated with gastric acidity .  
  • It is used to treat: 
    • Peptic , gastric and duodenal ulcer (two)
    • Reflux esophagitis and gastritis. 
    • The cure and prevention of drug- induced gastritis associated with NSAIDs.
    • The eradication of Helicobacter pylori and the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome .

Ulsen dosage and routes of administration

The presentations of ulsen® are in a box with capsules, which contain omeprazole 20 mg and in a vial solution containing omeprazole sodium, equivalent to 40 mg of omeprazole. Its administration is orally and intravenously and the dosage for each case for information purposes would be as follows: 

  • Ulsen® capsule: Adults 20 mg every day in the morning. 
  • Ulsen® solution: Adults 40 mg intravenously daily.

Ulsen Side Effects

Data from clinical studies indicate that therapy with ulsen® has caused, in a certain group of patients , some of the following adverse effects:

  • Possible appearance of allergic reactions due to patient contact with any chemical component of the active ingredient.
  • Diarrhea , nausea, vomiting , and abdominal pain .
  • Tiredness, dizziness, headache and paresthesias.
  • In the case of injection, redness may appear in the area of ​​application.

Important: Discontinue therapy with this drug and consult your doctor if, during treatment with ulsen®, any of the symptoms described or one not included appears.

Ulsen contraindications and warnings

The use of ulsen® is contraindicated in any of the following cases mentioned below: 

  • Patient hypersensitivity to any of the components of the ulsen® formula.
  • If the patient is being treated with clopidogrel .
  • During the pregnancy period.
  • During breastfeeding .

You should know: Before starting therapy with ulsen® you must provide your doctor with all the information related to your health history .

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to omeprazole or proton pump inhibitor drugs. 
  • Allergy to drugs containing proton pump inhibitors.


  • Pharmaceutical products such as ulsen®, must be administered with prescription or medical prescription.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions during therapy with this drug.
  • It must be taken into account that the existence of malignancy in the organism must be ruled out, since the use of this medication can delay the diagnosis.
  • Keep this product out of the reach of children.
  • Store in a dry, cool and safe place.

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