Lansoprazole is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) as it reduces the gastric secretion. The inhibition of H+/K+-ATPase by Prevacid is partly reversible. Prevacid is a potent inhibitor of helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori) infection. This drug has high oral availability, faster onset of action and longer half-life. Prevacid controls intragastric pH in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) patients. It gives symptom relief and higher healing rates of erosive esophagitis. Prevacid is combined with antibiotics like amoxicillin and clarithromycin to treat certain types of ulcers. This drug causes fastest acid suppression. It also helps in gastric mucin synthesis. You can easily buy Lansoprazole here at Rx 2 Go Pharmacy.
How does Lansoprazole / Generic of Prevacid work?
Lansoprazole inhibits the acid secretion. Prevacid does not exhibit anticholinergic or H2 blocking action. Prevacid irreversibly inhibits H+/K+-ATPase. The acid secretion resumes only when new enzyme molecules are synthesized.. This drug also inhibits carbonic anhydrase enzyme.
Side effects of Prevacid
The common side effects reported with Lansoprazole are enlarged abdomen, allergic reaction, asthenia, back pain, candidiasis, carcinoma, chest pain, chills, edema, fever, flu syndrome, halitosis, infection, malaise, neck pain, neck rigidity, pain, syncope, tachycardia, vasodilation, abnormal stools, anorexia, dry mouth, dyspepsia, dysphagia, flatulence, anemia, abnormal dreams, agitation, amnesia, anxiety, apathy, confusion, convulsion and depression.
Guidelines before using Lansoprazole
The Prevacid tablet should not be crushed or chewed. Prevacid should not be taken before meals. The dose of Prevacid should be adjusted in severe hepatic impairment. The dose of Prevacid need not be adjusted in elderly and in patients with renal impairment. This drug is not recommended in infants below the age of 1. Not advisable to consume Lansoprazole during pregnancy and lactation.
What are the common dosages of Prevacid?
The recommended starting dosage of Lansoprazole in adults for treatment Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) patients is15-30mg once daily given for 8 weeks. The recommended starting dosage of Prevacid in adults for treatment duodenal ulcers is 15mg once daily for 4 weeks. In triple therapy with amoxicillin and clarithromycin the dose of Prevacid is 30mg twice daily for 7-14 days. The recommended oral dose for adolescents (1-17 of age) is 15-30 mg once daily for up to 8 weeks.
Difference between Brand and Generic Lansoprazole
The active ingredient is Lansoprazole in both brand and generic forms because of which the mechanism of action and drug interactions are the same. The difference between brand and generic drugs are packaging, pricing and the brand name. Generic variants are priced cheaper because there are no brand names associated with it as well as no expenses towards research and development. You can buy cheap Prevacid pills when it is sold as a generic variant.
Where and How to buy Lansoprazole / Generic of Prevacid?
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Why is the price of Lansoprazole / Generic of Prevacid so cheap at Rx 2 Go Pharmacy?
In line with Rx 2 Go Pharmacy belief of making every drug available at affordable prices, we work continually to identify cost saving measures. Cost saving methods such as direct sourcing and bulk purchase help us sell our prescription drugs at a cheaper price.
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