Lansoprazole vs Omeprazole

Lansoprazole
(OTC)
Omeprazole
(OTC)
Lansoprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Omeprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.5
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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November 10, 2009
November 16, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,896 Discussions
61,244 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Stomach Pain
#6 for Burps
Lansoprazole is approved for GERD, Reflux, Heartburn and Stomach Pain 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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Lan
Burning
8
Weight Loss
5
Weight Gain
4
Lump in throat
3
Weakness
2
Itching
2
Hair Loss
2
Joint Pain
2
Loss of Appetite
2
Rash
2
Ome
Weight Gain
7
Burning
7
Weight Loss
5
Dizziness
4
Weakness
2
Itching
2
Rash
2
Palpitations
2
Anemia
2
Lump in throat
2
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Lansoprazole
Lan
Omeprazole
Ome
Burning
Lan
Ome
8
7
Weight Loss
Lan
Ome
5
5
Weight Gain
Lan
Ome
4
7
Lump in throat
Lan
Ome
3
2
Weakness
Lan
Ome
2
2
Itching
Lan
Ome
2
2
Hair Loss
Lan
Ome
2
0
Joint Pain
Lan
Ome
2
0
Loss of Appetite
Lan
Ome
2
0
Rash
Lan
Ome
2
2
Weight Gain
Ome
Lan
7
4
Burning
Ome
Lan
7
8
Weight Loss
Ome
Lan
5
5
Dizziness
Ome
Lan
4
0
Weakness
Ome
Lan
2
2
Itching
Ome
Lan
2
2
Rash
Ome
Lan
2
2
Palpitations
Ome
Lan
2
0
Anemia
Ome
Lan
2
0
Lump in throat
Ome
Lan
2
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Lansoprazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lansoprazole and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Omeprazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Suspension: 15 mg, 30 mg, 3 mg/mL
Capsule: 15 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg
Solution: 30 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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Lansoprazole
Omeprazole, Omeprazole Magnesium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lansoprazole 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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