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Dexlansoprazole vs. Omeprazole for GERD

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Dexlansoprazole

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/ 144 posts
Other Names: Dexilant   Kapidex

Omeprazole

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/ 40,266 posts
Other Names: Prilosec   Losec   Omez   Omeprazole Magnesium
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 144 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 40,266 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 steve90009
September 7, 2014
steve90009 wrote
Omeprazole
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By jessicai28
July 31, 2014
jessicai28 wrote
Omneprazole gave me acne
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By jessicai28
July 17, 2014
jessicai28 wrote
chest and back acne from omeprazole
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By jack
June 17, 2014
jack wrote
possible omeprazole side effects
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By Rose
April 2, 2014
Rose wrote
Shakiness, tremors
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By Srikanth
January 4, 2014
Srikanth wrote
Omaperazole 20mg has caused sudden increase in fasting blood sugar
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I just started taking the same thing and have the same problem. Did you stop the med and diid your sugar go back to the old numbers
Alicia  |  September 30, 2014
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By Jamshid
December 17, 2013
Jamshid wrote
omeprazole
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By Chris
August 2, 2013
Chris wrote
Drowsiness and Prilosec
Husband noticed I was having psychotic episodes on omeprazole. Doctor denied this as a side effect until he got on his computer to prove me wrong. He apologized when he found out he was wrong. I was removed from it and now just drink pickle juice when needed.
JessicaS.  |  August 1, 2014
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 Dexlansoprazole vs. Omeprazole

22 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
omeprazole from Walmart is just as effective when taken...
...reduce acid production. But you don't need to take the expensive esomeprazole or dexlansoprazole. Just because they're ...the cheapest generic omeprazole from Walmart is just as effective when t...
I had been taking omeprazole for years and it was no longer...
...been taking omeprazole for years ...disease. My doctor gave me some samples of the dexlansoprazole and it...
should take a combination of omeprazole with domperidome...
...60 contains dexlansoprazole and used mainly for erosive esophagitis that is ulcer ...rather than just taking Dexilant you should take a combination of omeprazole with domperidome (Domezol) two...
some patients. Omeprazole is the drug of choice for NHS in...
...the additional problems. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is a new PPI ...better tolerated by some patients. Omeprazole is the drug of choice for NHS in UK ...whether you could try Prevacid instead...
active ingredient Dexlansoprazole, it is most commonly used...
...ingredient Dexlansoprazole, it ...ingredient Omeprazole, which ...of medication. http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Dexlansoprazole/­ http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Omeprazole/­ ...
active ingredient Dexlansoprazole, it is most commonly used...
...Dexlansoprazole, ...Omeprazole, ...http://www.prescriptiondrug-info.com/drug_details.asp?title=Dexlansoprazole&ad=true...
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) interacts with more than 40...
...and Dexilant be taken in same day? Hello, Interactions ...drugs interact with Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) interacts with more than 40 other drugs. Prilosec OTC (omeprazole) interacts with more ...
Dexilant contains Dexlansoprazole, which is really in the...
...which is really in the same class as the Omeprazole, but ...and Gastritis. http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Omeprazole/­ http:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Dexlansoprazole/­ The...
contains Dexlansoprazole, which is really in the same...
...really in the same class as the Omeprazole, ...http://www.prescriptiondrug-info.com/drug_details.asp?title=Omeprazole&page=1001474&ad=true...
the same job as omeprazole - omeprazole tells the stomach...
...the same job as omeprazole - omeprazole tells the stomach to ...the same sort as omeprazole for the consultant to try: Lansoprazole Dexlansoprazole Esomeprazole Pantoprazole I do...
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