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Lansoprazole Vs Omeprazole
No....: Both are PPI.......if needed you can take one with increased dose. ...Read more
After being on omeprazole for nearly three months, I've been told to switch to lansoprazole. Can I do this immediately? Or do I have to phase out the omeprazole first?
Easy..: Do next dose switch.......they are of the same class of med. ...Read more
Which is more effective for triple therapy: Omeprazole 20mg 2x/day or Lansoprazole 30mg 1x/day before dinner?
What are the long term health effects of having severe GERD since birth and being on adult doses of prevacid (lansoprazole) and omeprazole since he was 6 months old?
Have acid reflux and hiatus hernia I have been prescribed rabeprazole 20mg , omeprazole 20mg and lansoprazole 30mg , which would you say was best ?
All comparable: All of the PPI's (proton pump inhibitors) are very effective at reducing acid. Some keep the gastric pH <4 longer than others, but the bottom line, is which one works for you at the lowest dosage and the cheapest price. Check with your insurance company and find out which is their preferred drug. ...Read more
Which one is better for gastric ulcer, omeprazole or lansoprazole, in term of safety and efficiency?
Basically same...: While you will hear anecdotal stories that one worked better for someone than the other drug, a number of randomized clinical trials (gold-standard for science) found that they were equivalent, both with respect to safety and efficacy. I would initially choose the one that is less expensive for you to obtain. ...Read more
Can GERD cause palpitations? Also, if it is not the GERD causing the palps is it safe to take ppi's like omeprazole or lansoprazole with palps?
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