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Lansoprazole Vs Omeprazole
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?
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?
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
What is a good pill for gastritis I have tried omeprazole, Dexilant and prevacid they help but not enough help?
What are the long term health effects of having severe GERD since birth and being on adult doses of prevacid and omeprazole since he was 6 months old?
Is it okay to take lanzoprazole or omeprazole everyday due to my frequent heartburn? Spicy foods seems to trigger it again after 14 day treatment.
See below.: Many people take these meds every day, generally would like to take no meds if possible. Can try taking for thirty days then switching to every other day for a few days before stopping it and see how that works. If discomfort returns you should probably see doc to straighten this out. ...Read more
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