- Capsules or Orodispersible Tablets
- Used to treat acid reflux and heartburn
- Reduces the amount of acid in your stomach
- Provides up to 24 hours of relief
Lansoprazole is a drug which is used to help reduce the production of stomach acid to reduce the symptoms of acid reflux and indigestion.
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You can order Lansoprazole for acid reflux from our UK registered online pharmacy. No prescription is required, however, you will need to complete an online assessment, so our prescriber can issue a prescription to our pharmacy. If the prescriber approves your order, a prescription is passed to our pharmacy, who will then dispense and dispatch your medication.
What is Lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. This medication helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Lansoprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).
Lansoprazole is a PPI medication. It is a class of drug that is known as proton pump inhibitors. This medicine reduces acid in the stomach and is commonly used for the treatment of indigestion, acid reflux, and heartburn. Lansoprazole is widely taken to treat stomach ulcers to treat stomach ulcers too.
How does Lansoprazole work?
Lansoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach produces. It does this by blocking a system in the cells of your stomach called the proton pump. The proton pump works in the final step of acid production. When the proton pump is blocked, your stomach makes less acid. This can help decrease your symptoms.
Lansoprazole works by effectively reducing the level of acidity and the amount of acid produced inside the stomach. It works by blocking certain systems in the cell walls of the stomach refer to as proton pump. The process impacts the final stages of acid production. Whenever the proton pump is effectively blocked, the stomach creates less acid. This helps acid reflux, hyperacidity, and certain ulcers.
Alternatives to Lansoprazole
These include the Proton Pump Inhibitors:
Lansoprazole 15mg Capsules
Lansoprazole 30mg Capsules
How do I use Lansoprazole?
Take Lansoprazole medication by mouth. Swallow the capsule as a whole.
Take the medication as directed by your physician, often once a day for at least one hour before a full meal. The Esomeprazole dosage and treatment will vary depending on your health condition as well as your treatment response. Do not attempt to take more or less of the drug, use it as directed by your prescriber or as indicated in the product information leaflet.
If you must take antacids together with this medication, allow at least 30 minutes interval before taking another medication.
Swallow these capsules whole with a glass of water, preferably at the same time each day, in the morning before a meal. If the capsules are to be taken twice a day, then the second dose should be taken before the evening meal. Do not crush or chew the capsules.
What is Lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole is a prescription medication used to help treat indigestion.
How does Lansoprazole work?
Lansoprazole works by reducing the amount of acid the stomach can produce.
How long does it take for Lansoprazole to work?
Lansoprazole should work quickly for heartburn although this varies between patients. Some people find symptoms improve after the first dose although it can take up to 4 weeks for the full effect to be seen. If symptoms have not improved after 5 days of taking lansoprazole, talk to your doctor/GP. Sometimes doctors will prescribe lansoprazole to help treat a stomach infection called H.Pylori. In these cases lansoprazole will be given alongside certain antibiotics for 7 or 14 days to eradicate the infection.
Can you buy Lansoprazole?
You can buy Lansoprazole online but only if deemed appropriate by our registered prescribers.
Is Lansoprazole better than Omeprazole?
Both treatments for acid reflux are similiarly effective.
Lansoprazole Side Effects
There is always a risk of side effects with all medications. Some of these can be quite mild and can subside over time. Others are more serious and should be reported to your GP right away if you experience any side effects. Please contact a member of our team if you are concerned about any potential side effects that may occur when taking lansoprazole.
Common side effects include:
- Dry mouth
- Abdominal pain
There are some rare yet severe side effects associated with Lansoprazole. You should seek medical attention if you experience joint pain along with a red skin rash, especially in parts of your body exposed to the sun, such as your arms, cheeks and nose.