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How to stop taking dexilant

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Options: Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is a proton-pump inhibitor that reduces the amount of acid your stomach produces. Diarrhea is a known side effect of this c... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Speak to doctor: Your surgeon and anesthesiologist must know medications you are taking much before your surgery, especially large doses of Benadryl (diphenhydramine)... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Dexilant: Dexilant, a ppi, can be stopped but I would taper off it or switch to zantac or pepcid which also block acid secretion in the stomach with a different... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rita Corona
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Reflux : Yes. A very simple put counterintuitive solution is adding hydrochloric acid supplementation to your diet. It's not the acid that is the problem it's... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lifestyle: There may be some lifestyle issues you can modify to lessen the problems you have with reflux. The chemicals in coffee, tea & some sodas (caffein... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
If taking doxy after meals or after liquid antacids doesn't improve your GERD symptoms, I would stop doxy now and ask your dermatologist to try you o... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Magnesium: All PPIs may lower magnesium with long-term use. In March of this year, the FDA issued a warning about PPIs, saying regular use for a year or longer m... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole): In general, recommend against use of expired medications.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
When convenient: The best time to take Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is when it is convenient for you to take.
A member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Medication: It's a medication that relieves heartburn related to acid reflux disease and heals damage to the esophagus.

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