Lan 15 mg (Lansoprazole)
Lan 15 mg capsule (lansoprazol) is used to treat frequent persistent heartburn, gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD); ulcers in the upper part of the intestine (duodenal ulcer) or stomach (gastric ulcer).
Lan 15 mg capsule belongs to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
Nausea, Constipation, Dizziness, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular
• Do not take lansoprazol, if you are allergic to lansoprazole , or to any of the other ingredients in lansoprazole.
• Do not take lansoprazole, if you are taking an anti-HIV medication called atazanavir.
• Talk with your doctor before taking Lan 30 mg, if you have serious liver disease; osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones) or if you experience diarrhea while taking lansoprazole or if you are taking corticosteroids.
Q. Is lansoprazol/ prevacid the same as omeprazole or pantoprazole?
Prevacid is the brand name of lansoprazol. Lansoprazole, omeprazole and pantoprazole belong to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors and are used to reduce acid content of the stomach. They treat the same kind of diseases, but are used in different doses and dosage forms. Please consult your doctor for the most appropriate medicine for you.
Q. Is lansoprazole an antibiotic?
lansoprazol is not an antibiotic. It belongs to group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors and is used to reduce acid content of the stomach, and the diseases associated with excessive acid production. It may however, be used in combination with antibiotics for treating certain types of stomach and gut ulcers.
Q. Is lansoprazole available over the counter?
Yes, lansoprazol available over the counter.
Q. Is lansoprazole gluten free?
Yes, lansoprazole is gluten free. However, please refer to the information available on the tablet strip for contents of individual brands.
Q. Is lansoprazole generic?
Yes, It is available in the generic form.
Q. Can I take lansoprazole for heartburn?
Yes lansoprazol is used for heartburn.
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