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(Gastrooesophageal reflux disease)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Zantac 17,117 Nexium 17,032 Prilosec 16,745
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Dexilant
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Prilosec
Other name: Dexlansoprazole (Dexlansoprazole)
Other name: Omeprazole (Omeprazole)
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3.5
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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...
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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...
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Top Concerns
Dex
Burning
9
Allergies
6
Depression
4
Weakness
4
Lump In My Throat
4
Insomnia
4
Dizzy
3
Weight Gain
3
Hoarseness
2
Loss Of Appetite
2
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Pri
Burning
6
Allergies
5
Weight Gain
5
Depression
3
Insomnia
2
Dizzy
2
Weakness
2
Diabetes
2
Lump In My Throat
1
Arthritis
1
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Weakness
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Dizzy
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Weakness
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Diabetes
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0
Lump In My Throat
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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...
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About Prilosec
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...
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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,... "

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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...
" ...acid. I tried Prilosec .. didnt work. They gave me ...new Rx called Dexilant. Now that works wonders for me!... "

worked really fast for me, like complete relief within...
" ...dexilant worked really fast for me, like complete relief within a week.  ...about it.  I was taking prilosec before and it wasn't working at all.  How old... "

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... "

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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 Dexilan... "

real bad. i take dexilant 60mg in morning and a prilosec...
" ...having really bad problems with GERD. i have ...bad. i take dexilant 60mg in morning and a prilosec at nite. i have the cough and breathing problems from it now. have got to lose weight. looking... "

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