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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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The amoxicillin drugs can also use a combination with other drugs used to treat a bacterial infection such as triple therapy (amoxicillin/clarithromycin/ lansoprazole) and dual therapy (amoxicillin/lansoprazole).
The researchers scoured a database of electronic medical records to find patients who were age 60 or older; had been taking PPIs such as esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, or rabeprazole sodium for at least a year; and who had at least one year's worth of records available from before they took the PPIs.
pylori bacterial infection dose consisting of 14 tablets of 500mg clarithromycin, 1mg amoxicillin and 30mg lansoprazole, is sold at Kemsa for Sh840, while it goes for Sh1,300 at Coast General Hospital.
Current standards of treatment for GER include the use of a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) such as lansoprazole or omeprazole [10].
Proton pump inhibitors (e.g., omeprazole, lansoprazole, dexlansoprazole, rabeprazole, pantoprazole, and esomeprazole) effectively block acid secretion by covalent and irreversible binding to [H.sup.+]/[K.sup.+]-ATPases on the luminal surface of the parietal cell membrane [26, 27].
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Earlier this month, the agency cleared for market Lannett's lansoprazole delayed-release capsules, an antacid, in dosages of 15 mg and 30 mg, a generic version of Prevacid delayed-release capsules (15 mg and 30 mg) from Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
Starting on day 15 of the diet, all patients were treated with 15 mg of lansoprazole, 500 mg of clarithromycin, and 1,000 mg of amoxicillin, each twice a day for 7 days.
Two weeks earlier, the patient had been prescribed lansoprazole 40 mg/day due to the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux.
PPIs, which include omeprazole (Prilosec), lansoprazole (Prevacid), pantoprazole (Protonix), and esomeprazole (Nexium), have previously been associated with higher risks of heart attacks, kidney disease, and dementia.
Our study, we planned to see whether the difference in pharmacokinetic properties of PPIs shows any difference in the efficacy and safety parameters between treatment with omeprazole, lansoprazole, and rabeprazole in the triple drug regimen for eradication of H.