Lansoprazole

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  1. Lansoprazole Benefits & Uses
  2. Lansoprazole Dosage & How to Take
  3. Lansoprazole Side Effects
  4. Lansoprazole Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Lansoprazole with Other Drugs
  6. Lansoprazole Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Lansoprazole
  8. Lansoprazole Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Lansoprazole Benefits & Uses

Lansoprazole is used to treat the following -

  1. Acidity
  2. GERD
  3. Peptic Ulcer Primary
  4. Heartburn
  5. Zollinger Ellison syndrome

Lansoprazole Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lansoprazole is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Flatulence Mild
  6. Peripheral Edema
  7. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Vertigo Mild
  10. Dizziness Mild
  11. Paresthesia
  12. Gastritis Moderate
  13. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  14. Glossitis
  15. Dyspepsia
  16. Belching

Lansoprazole Related Warnings

Is the use of Lansoprazole safe for pregnant women?

Lansoprazole may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Lansoprazole again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Lansoprazole safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Lansoprazole. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lansoprazole on the Kidneys?

Lansoprazole does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Lansoprazole on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Lansoprazole on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Lansoprazole on the Heart?

You can take Lansoprazole without any fear of damage to the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Lansoprazole with Other Drugs

Lansoprazole should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amlodipine,Atorvastatin

    Capreomycin

    Lansoprazole Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lansoprazole unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
    2. Osteoporosis
    3. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
    4. Liver Disease
    5. Fractured Bones

    Frequently asked Questions about Lansoprazole

    Is this Lansoprazole habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Lansoprazole has not been reported.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Lansoprazole can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Lansoprazole is safe for use.

    Safe

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    There is no benefit of taking Lansoprazole for mental disorders.

    No

    Lansoprazole Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Lansoprazole

    Taking Lansoprazole with food is safe.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Lansoprazole

    Taking alcohol with Lansoprazole can be dangerous.

    Severe

    Lansoprazole FAQs

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can I take Lansoprazole without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

    Lansoprazole is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice. If you are taking this drug by yourself then it can be discontinued. 

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I take Lansoprazole and domperidone together?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lansoprazole and domperidone can be taken together. No clinically significant drug interaction has been reported between them. A fixed-dose combination of [Medicinie] and domperidone also available in the market which is used in the treatment of heartburn and acidity.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I take Lansoprazole with antibiotic?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lansoprazole can be taken with an antibiotic. Taking Lansoprazole with a certain antibiotic can treat H.Pylori associated stomach ulcer. However, it is best to consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Can I take Lansoprazole with paracetamol?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, you can take Lansoprazole with paracetamol. There is no any harmful effects are seen when taking this two medicines together. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction exists between. If you experience any side effects after consuming these two medicines together, please inform the doctor and follow his/her instruction.

    Question about 2 years ago

    Does Lansoprazole cause stomach upset?

    Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    Yes, Lansoprazole can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please consult your doctor if you feel severe stomach upset after taking this medicine.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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