Dexilant vs Omeprazole

Dexilant
(Rx)
Omeprazole
(OTC)
Dexilant is a peptic ulcer medication.
Omeprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
4.2
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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January 30, 2009
November 16, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,729 Discussions
61,251 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
Dexilant is prescribed for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for GERD
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Gastritis
#6 for Indigestion
Omeprazole is approved for Reflux, GERD and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dex
Allergy
5
Weight Loss
4
Dizziness
3
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
2
Itching
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Migraines
1
Palpitations
1
Rash
1
Ome
Weight Gain
5
Burning
5
Weight Loss
4
Dizziness
3
Weakness
2
Itching
1
Rash
1
Palpitations
1
Anemia
1
Lump in throat
1
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Dexilant
Dex
Omeprazole
Ome
Allergy
Dex
Ome
5
0
Weight Loss
Dex
Ome
4
4
Dizziness
Dex
Ome
3
3
Weakness
Dex
Ome
3
2
Weight Gain
Dex
Ome
2
5
Itching
Dex
Ome
2
1
Loss of Appetite
Dex
Ome
1
0
Migraines
Dex
Ome
1
0
Palpitations
Dex
Ome
1
1
Rash
Dex
Ome
1
1
Weight Gain
Ome
Dex
5
2
Burning
Ome
Dex
5
0
Weight Loss
Ome
Dex
4
4
Dizziness
Ome
Dex
3
3
Weakness
Ome
Dex
2
3
Itching
Ome
Dex
1
2
Rash
Ome
Dex
1
1
Palpitations
Ome
Dex
1
1
Anemia
Ome
Dex
1
0
Lump in throat
Ome
Dex
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dexilant and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Omeprazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 30 mg, 60 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Packet: 20 mg, 40 mg
Suspension: 2 mg/mL
Tablet: 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dexlansoprazole
Omeprazole, Omeprazole Magnesium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dexilant and Omeprazole: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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No symptoms until 2nd year, then terrible pain under left rib and anemia.

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