Lansoprazole is used in the treatment of acidity,intestinal ulcers, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
How it Works
Lansoprazole works by stopping the cells in the lining of the stomach from producing too much acid, and this helps to prevent ulcers from forming, or assists the healing process where damage has already occurred. Lansoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid, and this can also help to reduce the symptoms of acid reflux disease, such as acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Lansoprazole may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Vertigo, Itchy sensation, Aches in the joints, Thinning of the hair
Lansoprazole is a best medicine that is generally used to treat problems such as stomach ulcer as well as intestinal ulcer. The amount of acid in the stomach can be reduced by the intake of such medicine. The case of Zollinger Ellision syndrome is also cured by this medicine.
Lansoprazole drug is mainly belongs to proton pump of inhibitors. Use of this drug has been proven to be beneficial to cure the problem of excessive acid formation in the stomach. Formation of excessive acid in stomach can lead to serious types of results such as ulcers in intestines and stomach. The stomach acid can create serious trouble to the esophagus and hence need to be controlled. Consumption of this drug will help to cure such issue and maintain the actual level of acid in the stomach. It can also help to cure the problem of excessive formation of heartburn in stomach and treat heartburn at that instant. Other types of gatroesophageal diseases can also be cured by the use of this drug. All kinds of damages to the esophagus can be cured by using this medicine.
Dosage and administration
It is available in capsule format and is available in 15mg and 30mg form. The amount or the dose of the drug should be taken as suggested by the doctor. Never chew or crush the capsule in mouth. This drug is mainly prescribed to be taken before having meals. This helps to create good results and balance the amount of acid present in the stomach. It should be taken once in a day and can be continuously used for 14 days. This capsule can also be added to fruit juices such as apple juice, orange juice, etc. for consumption purpose.
It is a smart and safe choice to inform the physician about the allergic reactions of your body.
There can be a few inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions. Make sure to clear all these issues before using this drug.
Side effects are very rare by the use of this drug. A few people experience certain types of side effects such as minor headache and constipation. The problem of nausea and dizziness can also be encountered in certain cases. It is better to inform the doctor about the minor side effects at the initial time. Effects such as rashes on their skin, peeling skin, seizures, and fever at certain point of time, are also seen in some cases.