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Dexilant

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Other Names: Dexlansoprazole   Kapidex

Prilosec

Rx
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 3,004 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 72,896 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
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 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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October 28, 2013
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What patients are saying about Dexilant vs. Prilosec

348 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
in love with a newer medication called Dexilant. Prilosec...
...madly in love with a newer medication called Dexilant. Prilosec worked well for me early postop,...
about 2 months and then I started getting leg/foot cramps...
...prilosec and they both gave me the worst arthritis-type pain you can believe. Then, I started taking dexilant and it worked okay for about 2 months and then I started getting leg/foot cramps--craz...
Rx called Dexilant. Now that works wonders for me! Thank...
...with acid.  I tried Prilosec .. didnt work.  They gave me Nexium ...new Rx called Dexilant.  Now that works wonders...
switched me to Dexilant and the side effects went away. You...
...of issues with Prilosec. Chest, back, shoulder and arm pain. The internist that I was seeing kept claiming that the ...issues. He switched me to Dexilant and the side effects went away. You migh...
Dave, Yep I'm on Dexilant which is similar to Prilosec....
Hi Dave, Yep I'm on Dexilant which is similar to Prilosec. It has helped but must not be enough. The motility test was a pain but...
switched from Prilosec to Dexilant for 2 days. Woke up at...
...for 2 days. Woke up at 5 am yesterday with such severe reflux and gastritis that I immediately got up and took the Prilosec instead. So, nice to know Prilosec does something, clearly...
it made me gain weight....I was then put on DEXILANT. Which...
I was on.prilosec for 2 months... stopped taking it.because it made me gain weight....I was then put on DEXILANT. Which I took for a ...it won't. although with dexilant I never.had the uncomfortabl...
Prilosec and put me on Dexilant which is a time released...
My doc took me off Prilosec and put me on Dexilant which is a time released ...spreading them out? When on Prilosec I took my two doses ...dinner. Getting better results with Dexilant....
me off Prilosec and put me on Dexilant. I am going to try...
...was on Prilosec for months. I ran ...and noticed that the pains in my chests stopped. ...breathe. My doctor took me off Prilosec and put me on Dexilant. I am going to try Protonix everyone's...
for my GERD. I do pretty well on Dexilant 60 mg daily and...
...for my GERD. I do pretty well on Dexilant 60 mg daily...
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