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Dexilant

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/ 2,709 posts
Other Names: Dexlansoprazole   Kapidex

Omeprazole

OTC
/ 36,243 posts
Other Names: Prilosec   Losec   Omez   Omeprazole Magnesium
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,709 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 36,243 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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
Omeprazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer (PUD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD/GERD), laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is o... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rose
April 2, 2014
Rose wrote
Shakiness, tremors
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January 4, 2014
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Omaperazole 20mg has caused sudden increase in fasting blood sugar
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omeprazole
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By Chris
August 2, 2013
Chris wrote
Drowsiness and Prilosec
my husband has been prescribed this medication, but the pills are on 20 mg @, and dosage varies from 1 every other day to 1 per day, depending on the severity of GERD.
suzych  |  December 22, 2013
I have the same experience, after three days of using omeprazole, i became feeling weak alongwith with sleepiness. Not being able to make myself awake, eventhough i have been sleeping for more than 12 hours. I stopped using the medicine, still i have Drowsiness but little reduced
jamshid  |  December 17, 2013
Please take small dose of OMEZ. Later everything will be OK.
Raveendran  |  August 27, 2013
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What patients are saying about Dexilant vs. Omeprazole

136 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
about the obvious recommendation of going to omeprazole...
...MTM work, I think of you. I had a dexilant on a medicare part D patient and thought about the obvious recommendation of going to omeprazole. But then it is unlikely the insurance will pay...
from omeprazole for reflux to Dexilant. after reading the...
...my gastro dr. wanted to change me from omeprazole for reflux to Dexilant. after reading the info sheet it said Dexilant interferes with tacrolimus ...get back on omeprazole. never fully trust...
how come you switched to omeprazole if the dexilant worked...
...I ask how come you switched to omeprazole if the dexilant worked great?...
was awful. My ENT put me on Dexilant for about a year and...
...is basically the combination of post nasal drip and heartburn. It was awful. My ENT put me on Dexilant ...off the Dexilant and now I just take Omeprazole...
cancer. I was switched to Dexilant 1x per day and...
...and was on omeprazole and ...I was switched to Dexilant 1x per ...my surgeon put me on omeprazole and it was not taking care of me for the full day, I asked if I could go back to the Dexilant...
my acid production was awful. They switched me to dexilant...
...omeprazole and it didn't work - my acid production was awful. They switched me to...
To this day, I'm not really sure how much it helped...
...Dexilant. To this day, I'm not really sure how much it helped me, but everyone is different. I think it's worth mentioning to your doctor as I believe it's the strongest thing they have. You sai...
to the drug. I have now just switched back to Omeprazole...
...5 days. I have been on Dexilant now for 4 months and am finding I get very itchy , started about a month in, pretty sure it is tied to the drug. I have now just switched back to Omeprazole to se...
omeprazole when my insurance stopped paying for Dexilant...
...ago i was treated with Dexilant for a few weeks and then switched to generic omeprazole when my insurance stopped paying for Dexilant. I have been...
twice daily, and I was just recently switched to Dexilant...
...and was having continued reflux issues (never had issues pre-op). I was on 20 mgs of omeprazole twice daily, and I was just recently switched to Dexilant in the a.m....
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