- May take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours
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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
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
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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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 Once 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.
Once in a day
Twice in a day
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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.
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