Generic Name : Lansoprazole Pronunciation : lan-SOE-pra-zole Therapeutic Classification : Antiulcers ICD Code : Y53.0
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International- Prevacid , Prevacid NapraPAC. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis (inflammation of esophagus), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome. It blocks the enzyme in the stomach that produces acid. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 15 – 30 mg once daily. Higher dose is needed in Zollinger – Ellison syndrome. How it should be taken :
It comes as a delayed-release (long-acting) capsule and granules to make a delayed-release solution (liquid) to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day, before eating. Do not crush or chew the capsules. Swallow the medication whole. Injection administered into the vein. Warnings and Precautions :
*While taking sucralfate (Carafate), take it at least 30 minutes after lansoprazole.
*It may affect liver function.
*Gastric malignancy should be ruled out.
* Caution should be exercised in patients with osteoporosis, liver problem, bowel cancer, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Central Nervous System- Headache.
Skin- Severe allergic reactions.
Eye and ENT- Speech disorder.
Gastrointestinal- Diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, inflammation of pancreas and vomiting.
Genitourinary- Urinary retention.
Blood- Decrease in white blood cells, platelets, neutrophils, anemia and bleeding.
Liver- Liver damage.
Miscellaneous- Injection site pain/reaction and life threatening allergic reactions.
*Do not change the dose or stop taking this medication unless advised by health care provider. Storage Conditions :
Injection: Store at 25°C (77°F). Oral: Store at 25°C (77°F). Store it in an airtight container and keep away from children.
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