Dexlansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
This medicine is used to treat heartburn caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and to heal erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid).
Dexlansoprazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Take this medicine with a full glass of water.
Dexlansoprazole may be taken with or without food; but if your symptoms occur after a meal, your doctor may tell you to take it before the same meal to get the best results.
Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, chew, break, or open it.
If you cannot swallow a capsule whole, open it and sprinkle the medicine into a spoonful of applesauce. Swallow the mixture right away without chewing. Do not save it for later use.
The recommended dose for GERD-associated heartburn is 30mg once daily for four weeks.
The recommended dose for erosive esophagitis is 60mg once daily for up to eight weeks, and 30 mg once daily for maintenance for up to 6 months.
Follow your doctor’s dosing instructions very carefully. Do not change your dose or stop taking dexlansoprazole without talking to your doctor first.
Use this medicine for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve.
Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while using dexlansoprazole.
If you miss a dose, take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.
Store at room temperature; away from moisture and heat.
Do not use dexlansoprazole if you are allergic to the drug or any of its ingredients.
Do not use dexlansoprazole if you are taking a medicine that contains rilpivirine (Edurant, Complera).
Avoid using alcohol or foods which increase the acid in the stomach.
Alcohol may change how the drug is released in your body.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had or may be:
This medicine can affect the results of certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using dexlansoprazole.
Dexlansoprazole may also affect a drug-screening urine test and you may have false results. Tell the laboratory staff that you use dexlansoprazole.
Tell your doctor about all your current medicines. Many drugs can affect dexlansoprazole, especially:
Dexlansoprazole may alter the absorbtion of pH-dependent drugs (example, iron, erlotinib, dasatinib, nilotinib, mycophenolate mofetil, ketoconazole, itraconazole
This list is not complete and many other drugs may affect dexlansoprazole. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction:
Severe allergic reactions have been reported. Call your doctor at once if you have:
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
Seek emergency medical attention.
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Notice: This article contains medical information provided to help you better understand this medical condition or process and may contain information about medication often used as part of a treatment plan prescribed by a doctor. It is not intended to be used as either a diagnosis or recommendation for treatment of your medical situation. If you are unwell, concerned about your physical or mental state, or are experiencing symptoms, you should speak with your doctor or primary health care provider. If you are in medical distress, please contact emergency services (such as 911).
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