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Lansoprazole

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Lansoprazole uses


Active ingredient

Lansoprazole 15 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

Use

  • treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
  • not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to Lansoprazole

Do not use

  • if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • liver disease
  • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
  • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
  • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
  • frequent chest pain
  • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • unexplained weight loss
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking

  • warfarin
  • prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
  • digoxin (heart medicine)
  • theophylline (asthma medicine)
  • tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
  • atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
  • methotrexate (arthritis medicine)

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • your heartburn continues or worsens
  • you need to take this product for more than 14 days
  • you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
  • you get diarrhea

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

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Directions

  • adults 18 years of age and older
  • this product is to be used once a day, every day for 14 days
  • it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours

14-Day Course of Treatment

  • swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning
  • take every day for 14 days
  • do not take more than 1 capsule a day
  • swallow whole. Do not crush or chew capsules.
  • do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor

Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed)

  • you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
  • do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.

Other information

  • read the directions, warnings and package insert before use
  • keep the carton and package insert. They contain important information.
  • store at 20-25˚C (68-77˚F)
  • keep product out of high heat and humidity
  • protect product from moisture

Inactive ingredients

D&C red no. 28, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C blue no. 1, gelatin, hypromellose, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, mannitol, meglumine, methacrylic acid copolymer, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, sodium lauryl sulfate, sugar spheres, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

Consumer Information

Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

Acid Reducer

- May take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours

Please read the entire package insert before taking Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg.

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How Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg Treats Your Frequent Heartburn

Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg stops acid production at the source – the pumps that release acid into the stomach. Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is taken once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days.

What You Can Expect When Taking Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

Frequent heartburn can occur anytime during the 24-hour period (day or night). Take Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg in the morning before eating. Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is clinically proven to treat frequent heartburn. Although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours, it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect. Make sure you take Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg every day for 14 days to treat your frequent heartburn.

Who Should Take Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg Adults (18 years and older) with frequent heartburn – when you have heartburn 2 or more days a week.

Who Should NOT Take Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

People who have one episode of heartburn a week or less, or who want immediate relief of heartburn.

How to Take Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

14-DAY Course of Treatment

  • Swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning.
  • Take every day for 14 days.
  • Do not take more than 1 capsule a day.
  • Swallow whole. Do not crush or chew capsules.
  • Do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor.

When to Take Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg Again

You may repeat a 14-day course of therapy every 4 months.

When to Talk to Your Doctor

Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.

Warnings and When to Ask Your Doctor

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to Lansoprazole

Do not use

  • if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • liver disease
  • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
  • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
  • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
  • frequent chest pain
  • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • unexplained weight loss
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking

  • warfarin (blood-thinning medicine)
  • prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
  • digoxin (heart medicine)
  • theophylline (asthma medicine)
  • tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
  • atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
  • methotrexate (arthritis medicine)

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • your heartburn continues or worsens
  • you need to take this product for more than 14 days
  • you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
  • you get diarrhea

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

Tips for Managing Heartburn

  • Avoid foods or drinks that are more likely to cause heartburn, such as rich, spicy, fatty and fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol and even some acidic fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat slowly and do not eat big meals.
  • Do not eat late at night or just before bedtime.
  • Do not lie flat or bend over soon after eating.
  • Raise the head of your bed.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing around your stomach.
  • If you are overweight, lose weight.
  • If you smoke, quit smoking.

Clinical studies prove Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg effectively treats frequent heartburn

In three clinical studies, Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg was shown to be significantly better than placebo in treating frequent heartburn.

How Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is Sold

Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is available in 14 capsule, 28 capsule and 42 capsule sizes. These sizes contain one, two and three 14-day courses of treatment, respectively. Do not use for more than 14 days in a row unless directed by your doctor. For the 28 count (two 14-day courses) and the 42 count (three 14-day courses), you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months.

For Questions or Comments About Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

Call 1-800-719-9260

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Lansoprazole pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Lansoprazole available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.

Price
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Lansoprazole destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Lansoprazole Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Lansoprazole pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."LANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE [BRYANT RANCH PREPACK]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."LANSOPRAZOLE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "lansoprazole". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Lansoprazole?

Depending on the reaction of the Lansoprazole after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Lansoprazole not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Lansoprazole addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Lansoprazole, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Lansoprazole consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

One visitor reported useful

How is the drug Lansoprazole useful in reducing or relieving the symptoms? How useful is it?
According to the survey conducted by the website sDrugs.com, there are variable results and below are the percentages of the users that say the medicine is useful to them and that say it is not helping them much. It is not ideal to continue taking the medication if you feel it is not helping you much. Contact your healthcare provider to check if there is a need to change the medicine or if there is a need to re-evaluate your condition. The usefulness of the medicine may vary from patient to patient, depending on the other diseases he is suffering from and slightly depends on the brand name.
Visitors%
Useful1
100.0%

One visitor reported price estimates

What is your opinion about drug cost? Did you feel the cost is apt, or did you feel it is expensive?
The report given by the sDrugs.com website users shows the following figures about several people who felt the medicine Lansoprazole is expensive, and the medicine is not expensive. The results are mixed. The perception of the cost of the medicine to be expensive or not depends on the brand name of the medicine, country, and place where it is sold, and the affordability of the patient. You can choose a generic drug in the place of the branded drug to save the cost. The efficiency of the medicine will not vary if it is generic or a branded one.
Visitors%
Not expensive1
100.0%

One visitor reported frequency of use

How often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Lansoprazole drug as prescribed by the doctor?

Few medications can be taken Twice in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sDrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Lansoprazole is mentioned below.
Visitors%
Twice in a day1
100.0%

Two visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Lansoprazole drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 11-50mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
Visitors%
11-50mg2
100.0%

One visitor reported age

Visitors%
< 11
100.0%

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