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lansoprazole medication

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Edmison
19 years experience Gastroenterology
PPI: Proton pump inhibitor that decreases acid production in the stomach.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Lansoprazole: Lansoprazole is the generic equivalent of prevacid, (lansoprazole) an oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of drugs.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Complicated : Lansoprazole is broken down by the liver and if the liver has cirrhosis and a lot of damage full doses may not be appropriate. Cirrhosis is advanced s ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Acid reducer: Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases stomach acid production. The generic for is called lansoprazole. It comes in over the counter stren ... Read More
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid is the branded equivalent of lansoprazole, an oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of drugs.
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
It should work, but.: I notice in your description of you that you don't drink alcohol - what changed? Often people w/ GERD pay a pain price from drinking. Some don't, but ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Greenhouse
29 years experience Internal Medicine
You need levels: Before you assume that a possible side effect of a medication is going to happen to you you need to know for sure. Too much magnesium, potassium or c ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Klonopin/Lithium: As tolerated, they should be safe.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
33 years experience Cardiology
Asthma meds: Salbutamol (albuterol) is a beta agonist drug which is used via inhaler to open constricted airways. Sinus tachycardia is a common side-effect. For ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Yes: U may want to see GI specialist as other potentially curable condions can exists!
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Lansoprazole : At times the drug may lose some effectiveness but the main concern with long term ppi treatment t is that of decreased absorption of magnesium, calciu ... Read More
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