A 36-year-old male asked:
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I'm switching from Omeprazole to Lansoprazole for GERD. Do I need a washout period or can start taking Lansoprazole immediately (i.e. the next day)?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Take right away: These are chemical modifications of the same basic molecule with the same effect. You can effortlessly transition from one to the other without a washout needed.
Answered on Apr 21, 2018
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