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Dexilant

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Other Names: Dexlansoprazole   Kapidex

Nexium

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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 3,053 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 60,928 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Dexlansoprazole (International Nonproprietary Name, trade names Kapidex, Dexilant) is a proton pump inhibitor that is marketed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Chemically, it is an enantiomer of lansoprazole. The compound was launched in the US for... Read more on Wikipedia
Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (brand names Zoleri, Nexium, Lucen, Esopral Axagon in Italy, Nexiam in Belgium and South Africa Sompraz and Esomac in India) developed and marketed by AstraZeneca ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Ann
November 3, 2014
Ann wrote
weight gain and paim
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By Mr.Lord
August 10, 2014
Mr.Lord wrote
Nexium and Lansoprazole
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By Pastormoses
August 7, 2014
Pastormoses wrote
Hairloss
Yes, I've noticed it too, especially in front. Also after 3 mis. I have hives and suspect dexilant.
October 11, 2014
I have been on Dexilant for 6 months and yes, I have noticed my hair falling out and getting thin, that's why I'm on this site to see if anyone else has this side effect.
Laura  |  August 26, 2014
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By Roger
June 25, 2014
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Gerd - Nexium vs Somac
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What patients are saying about Dexilant vs. Nexium

491 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
sleepy. I did gain weight before the operation with Nexium...
...it makes me sleepy. I did gain weight before the operation with Nexium. Dexilant increased my heart rate. I did suffer sleepless nights wit...
pain in the abdomen. Also, it eventually was not effective...
...Nexium for my condition for years. It worked but I had the side-effect of pain in the abdomen. Also, it eventually was not effective. Dexi...
Any problem switching from Nexium to Dexilant? There should...
...switching from Nexium to Dexilant? There should be no problems switching from Nexium to Dexilant, ...find that Dexilant works better for you....
I have never had any side effects on the nexium. Does that...
...been on Nexium almost 10 years. My dr. suggested I swap from nexium to dexilant. I have never had any side effects on the nexium. Does that mean I should be able to tolerate the dexilant ok as...
.. but I was alittle bit on the dexilant too. so hoping the...
...my next appt with my GI is july 1st we're trying the nexium ...I was alittle bit on the dexilant too. so hoping the nexium works and I can avoid surgery but its not looking good at this point...
the surgery the GI switched me to Dexilant and it worked...
...on Nexium for years before I ended up with a Nissen wrap 8 weeks ago. Right before the surgery the GI switched me to Dexilant and it worked better than Nexium did but I got so much anxiety I had...
much better than Nexium, and I didn't have any side effects...
...60mg but it stopped working and my GI doctor switched me to Dexilant. Dexilant definitely did deal with the acid reflux and burning pain much better than Nexium, and I didn't have any side...
on a regular basis. I was on Nexium for a year and it worked...
...my food on a regular basis. I was on Nexium for a year and it worked great. This past September, my acid reflux came back but this time the Nexium didn't work. So now I am on Dexilant and it helps...
in January after Nexium failed. I have been diagnosed...
...Nexium failed. ...Dexilant specifically for night acid. Now the night acid is as bad as it ever was. I don't experience chest pain, but I do have alot of phlegm(salty tasting), occasional burnin...
I wonder if I could go back to Dexilant now? I really liked...
...on Dexilant before my ...I had to go back to Nexium. Hmmmm. I wonder if I could go back to Dexilant now? I real...
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