lansoprazole

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lan·so·pra·zole

 (lăn-sō′prə-zōl′)
n.
A drug of the proton pump inhibitor class, C16H14F3N3O2S, used to treat esophagitis caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease and other disorders associated with increased gastric acid secretion.

[lanso-, origin unknown + -prazole, antiulcer drug suff.; see omeprazole.]
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Noun1.lansoprazole - antacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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lansoprazole

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