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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In practice, Prevacid has been prescribed more often because of the existence of the Prevacid SoluTab, a convenient and easy-to-use orally disintegrating tablet that rapidly dissolves in the mouth.
Also, children with phenylketonuria, a genetic disorder in which the body cannot metabolize the protein phenylalanine, will need to avoid the Prevacid SoluTab as it contains the aforementioned protein.
If your child cannot take the Prevacid SoluTab, the capsule formulation can be opened and the granules sprinkled over applesauce or yogurt, or given with fruit juices.