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Medicine For Lansoprazole Allergy
Breastfed 6wk old doing better since prevacid (lansoprazole). Wana switch 2 form, pediatric says to use alimentum. Howdo I know for certain she has a mlk allergy?
She doesn't to BMilk: Please do yourself and ur baby a huge favor for the rest of her life & continue to breastfeed. Human breast milk is the best thing u can do for ur baby. Assuming mom's nutrition is optimum. There are so many benefits, with the highest- developing baby's strong immune system, ability to digest and therefore have top nutrition&health, &equally important the bond you strengthen w/her that is priceless. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
27 year-old woman got treated for H. pylori a month ago, but only got better for a week before nausea and "stomach burning" returned, and lookin.....?
You need a breath test to see if you've been adequately treated and possible a GI consult.
Look for a federally qualifies health clinic near you to get treated at low or no cost. ...Read more
If I take lansoprazole dissolvable tablet at 9am and then propranolol medicine at 10 30am is this safe?
Yes: Not a problem. Make sure you take the lansoprazole on an empty stomach, and wait 20-30 minutes before you eat food. ...Read more
If the pain (below rib 2 inches, right) passes with Lansoprazole at once, do I need endoscopy? Its been 5 days I take this drug. Should I continue?
I have been taking prevacid (lansoprazole) for about 19 years for my acid condition. Should I cease to take it and change to another drug for acid reflux? Please
I started taking Plavix once a day and I also take Prevacid (lansoprazole) and on occasion Prilosec. Is there any interactions with these drugs?
Absolutely: There is a well know interaction between plavix and proton pump inhibitors. Plavix is a prodrug (inactive) and is activated in the liver. This process of activation is blocked by proton oump inhibitors. Specifically with nexium and prilosec, also somewhat with other ppis. The only one safe to use is dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and possibly protonix. Or change plavix to effient or brilinta under guidance of MD ...Read more
Do I need to continue taking Prevacid (lansoprazole) after completion of triple-drug therapy for eradication of an H. Pylori infection?
I am taking lansoprazole for acid reflux and heart burn. Does the medicine cause constipation? This is what I am experiencing since I have started it.
Probably not causing constipation. Your gasto-esophageal reflux is not being caused by too much acid! You most likely need more stomach acid. Remember you need stomach acid to breakdown your food before it reaches your small bowel.
Remember to chew your food at least 29-30 times before swallowing! Take your tine eating your food. Limit the amount of liquids you drink during your meal (max 8 oz) ...Read more
Prevacid (lansoprazole) for barrett's esophagus. Armour thyroid 120 mg (graves thyroidectomy 40 yrs ago), bupropion 75mg bid. Drug interaction? Hair loss sick etc
No interactions: No interactions between these medications that I am aware of. ...Read more
Lansoprazole: The best way to maximize the effectiveness of Lansoprazole is take it on a regular basis, approximately 20 minutes before some food. Most people take it in the mornings. Good luck. ...Read more
Sure: Sure, they're not contraindicated. Feel better!Get a more detailed answer ›
Will likely digest: When a person takes Prevacid (lansoprazole), (lansoprazole) it should be because they have too much stomach acid. While the drug will likely lower the level of acid, there are other ways that acid is produced and released. It is probably better to think of Prevacid (lansoprazole) as "dialing it down" rather than turning off a switch. ...Read more
Please discuss: With your own doctor. Risk vs benefit in your situation needs to be assessed. In general, it is not recommended while nursing. ...Read more
No....: Both are PPI.......if needed you can take one with increased dose. ...Read more
Yes: They are chemical cousins and do the same thing. Buy the cheapest. ...Read more
Why?: Why do you need to take lansoprazole? If your physician prescribed it, it is ok to take both. ...Read more
Probably...: Lansoprazole (prevacid) is best taken on an empty stomach first thing in the am followed by a protein meal 30 minutes later. That said, if the medication does not seem to be helping the problem your husband is taking the medication for, he might try taking the supplements later in the day. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: These drugs are both of the class "proton pump inhibitors", and are pretty much interchangeable. ...Read more
What's the best antacid to take that had less side affects I was on lansoprazole but it made me ill
I have a chronic heartburn and currently taking lansoprazole as a temporary solution Looking for a permanent solution?
Many possible: Here are some things to try. Maintain a normal body weight. Do not drink alcohol or more than one drink a day with caffeine. Do not drink carbonated beverages. Eat frequent small meals instead of occasional large ones. Do not eat within 3 hours of going to bed. Sometimes the problem can not be corrected and meds are necessary but it is worth trying to get off the medications. Good luck. ...Read more
How many prevacid (lansoprazole) OTC can you take in a day? Dr suspects acid reflux. I think it's LPR trying a theory.
Is taking two 15 mg of Prevacid (lansoprazole) the same as taking a 30 mg Prevacid (lansoprazole) prescription strength?
Yes: Yes, may only need 15 mg, not much benefit of more. ...Read more
My iron sat. Level was 9, hemog. Was 12. What can I do to get my levels up. I was on prevacid (lansoprazole) it cause it all doc said.
Eat iron-rich foods: Red meat, spinach best.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been on Lansoprazole for over two months. Now really bad with side fx of anxiety, tension and poor sleep. Need to stop but worried about rebound.
Internal reflux 1/2 co prevacid (lansoprazole) morning and night (18lbs) had shot (4 months) and don't want to drink at all (alimentum) for 3 days now is it the shot?
Confusing? Is it a: 4-mo.- old boy with 91st%ile wt. Or girl with 97th%ile wt. On Prevacid (lansoprazole) for gastroesophageal reflux & Alimentum for allergies to cow's milk & soy proteins because of poor feeding who received vaccines recently & now has had no intake of formula or Pedialyte for 72 hrs.? Loss of appetite a day post-vaccines lasts 3 days in ~25% of infants. 72 hrs. Of zero fluid intake warrants a trip to an ER. ...Read more
My nine week old has reflux and is on prevacid (lansoprazole) but will only stay asleep for at most one hour, she only sleeps deeply when she is on me. Is this safe?
Other suggestions: I would suggest elevating the head of her crib 30 degrees with a foam wedge placed under the mattress. Her room should be quiet and dimly lit with a night light or dark. The AAP guidelines recommend that she sleep on her back. Her crib may be placed near or in your room, to make feedings easier, but bright light and noise should be avoided. ...Read more