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dexilant vs prilosec

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
SAME CLASS OF MEDS: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) works for longer period and has 2 different layers of med, one released immediately another later on.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Both meds are good: both Prilosec and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) are effective medications but one may work better for you. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is long acting pre ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
11 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Reflux vs dyspepsia: You may not have reflux (24hr test) but could still have dyspepsia or gastritis that responds to acid blocking? Have you had H. Pylori testing?
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastritis: Hi, it depends if you have infection with h pylori or not, if u do then Antibiotics treatment is the next step, if not then PPI and life style modific ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Twice a day. : If you are having problems with your medications, you need to speak to your pcp or gastroenterologist. You need to avoid nsaids like aleve, Motrin , ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Prilosec: Has a very good track record in treating ulcers. High likelihood it well resolve your problem.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Different meds: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (lansoprazole) 60mg is a dual-release lansoprazole, and is somewhat like taking lansoprazole 30mg twice daily. Lansoprazol ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
They are equivalent.: Both of these work equally well. However, some patients respond well to one and not the other, and sometimes trial and error is the only method to det ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Overkill: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and Omeprazole belong to the same category of meds (ppi) different delivery system and zantac is h2 blocker which blocks ac ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Diet: If medication are not enough you have to consider if the foods you are eating are making the problem worse. Common foods like coffee, tomato sauce, o ... Read More
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