Dexlansoprazole - Drug Information

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General Information on Dexlansoprazole

Generic Name : Dexlansoprazole

Pronunciation : dex'' lan soe' pra zole

Latest prescription information about Dexlansoprazole. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y53.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Antacids, Antiulcerants

Trade Names/Brand Names of Dexlansoprazole

International- Dexilant, Kapidex.

Why is Dexlansoprazole Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for esophagitis and heartburn due to gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).  It decreases the amount of stomach acid.

When should Dexlansoprazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

What is the dosage of Dexlansoprazole?

Heartburn- The recommended dose is 30 mg once daily for four weeks.
Esophagitis- The recommended dose is 60 mg once daily up to 8 weeks.

How should Dexlansoprazole be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth either with food or on an empty stomach.

What are the warnings and precautions for Dexlansoprazole?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may lead to osteoporosis with symptoms of fractures in hip, wrist or spine.
Before using this medicine, consult your doctor if you are taking methotrexate.

What are the side effects of Dexlansoprazole?

  Most common: Diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, common cold, vomiting and gas.

What are the other precautions for Dexlansoprazole?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Dexlansoprazole?

Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture, and in an airtight container.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

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