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 is used to treat gastrointestinal diseases including acid reflux and ulcers and is marketed under the trade name, Prevacid[R], in the US by TAP and in Europe by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
In the pivotal Phase 3 clinical studies, KAPIDEX demonstrated the ability to provide up to 24-hour heartburn relief with a side effect profile similar to lansoprazole.
Regardless of the baseline severity of erosive esophagitis, a greater proportion of patients were healed with esomeprazole 40 mg, compared with either lansoprazole 30 mg or omeprazole 20 mg," Dr.
If GERD is suspected as a cause of these symptoms, a reasonable management approach is to try treatment with a proton pump inhibitor, such as lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, or rabeprazole.
At 6 months, the lansoprazole group had a significant reduction in asthma exacerbations, improved quality of life, and fewer asthma and reflux symptoms.
Through the EU's Mutual Recognition Procedure (MRP), approval was granted to Bentley's wholly owned Spanish subsidiaries for lansoprazole in several European countries.
Contract awarded for cefixime suspension, azithromycin 500 mg, b complex 10 ml, benzalkonium chloride spray 30 ml, acyclovir 400 mg, 10 ml A distilled water, methocarbamol 5ml, digestive enzymes and lansoprazole 30 mg.
demonstrated that TAK-390MR resulted in higher healing rates than lansoprazole among patients with more severe grades of erosive esophagitis (EE).
Lansoprazole protects against the recurrence of NSAID-related ulcers in patients who continue to take low-dose aspirin, said Dr.
Based on lansoprazole, TAK-390MR employs a modified- release technology for the treatment of acid-related conditions.
Data from the two separate EE healing studies demonstrated that patients treated with TAK-390MR 60 mg and 90 mg experienced higher overall healing after eight weeks, versus patients taking lansoprazole 30 mg.
July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new study involving more than 1,000 patients with healed erosive esophagitis (EE), reports that NEXIUM(R) (esomeprazole magnesium) is more effective than lansoprazole (Prevacid(R)) in preventing a recurrence and is equally effective in reducing its associated symptoms.