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Medicine For Lansoprazole Overdose
Nausa/diarrhea: Usual side effect to Lansoprazole are nausea and diarrhea. ...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
Probably: Proton pump inhibitors are generally quite safe to take the long-term. There have been some increasing associations with pneumonia and other infections, perhaps it can weak bones (osteoporosis), but mostly these are safe. The real question is do you really need this medication for years? ...Read more
Prevacid (lansoprazole) S.E.'s: Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a very well tolerated medication, but in the short term it can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap). ...Read more
Sure: Sure, they're not contraindicated. Feel better!Get a more detailed answer ›
Prevacid (lansoprazole): Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor, a medication designed to inhibit the production of stomach acid. It is very effective at what it does and has very few side effects. Used under the supervision of a physician, it usually is very safe and effective. Good luck. ...Read more
2-3 months: If you were having a particularly bad time with GERD symptoms, try weaning yourself off the medication after 2-3 months and see what happens. You may be able to use the medication only as needed. If not, see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
PPI's: There has been a lot of research done on the effects of PPI's on minerals and nutrients, specifically calcium, magnesium, and vitamin B12. The preponderance of the research has suggested that PPI's do not have long-term effects on these nutrients except for rare patients with low magnesium. There is no need to supplement your diet based solely on taking PPI's. Good luck. ...Read more
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