Lansoprazole vs Zantac

Lansoprazole
(OTC)
Zantac
(OTC)
Lansoprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Zantac is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Reflux
1.2
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Reflux
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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November 10, 2009
October 19, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
10,917 Discussions
160,995 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 Allergy
#5 for Burps
#6 for Ulcers
#7 for Indigestion
#8 for Hives
Zantac 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
6
Weight Loss
4
Weight Gain
3
Lump in throat
2
Weakness
2
Itching
2
Hair Loss
1
Joint Pain
1
Rash
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Zan
Weight Gain
9
Weight Loss
2
Dizziness
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Palpitations
1
Pneumonia
1
Muscle Pain
1
PVC's
1
Chest Tightness
1
Thyroid Problems
1
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Lansoprazole
Lan
Zantac
Zan
Burning
Lan
Zan
6
0
Weight Loss
Lan
Zan
4
2
Weight Gain
Lan
Zan
3
9
Lump in throat
Lan
Zan
2
0
Weakness
Lan
Zan
2
0
Itching
Lan
Zan
2
0
Hair Loss
Lan
Zan
1
0
Joint Pain
Lan
Zan
1
0
Rash
Lan
Zan
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Lan
Zan
1
0
Weight Gain
Zan
Lan
9
3
Weight Loss
Zan
Lan
2
4
Dizziness
Zan
Lan
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zan
Lan
1
0
Palpitations
Zan
Lan
1
0
Pneumonia
Zan
Lan
1
0
Muscle Pain
Zan
Lan
1
0
PVC's
Zan
Lan
1
0
Chest Tightness
Zan
Lan
1
0
Thyroid Problems
Zan
Lan
1
0
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.
B Category B
Before taking Zantac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lansoprazole and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zantac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill, Syrup
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
Tablet: 25 mg, 75 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg
Capsule: 150 mg, 300 mg
Solution: 50 mg/2 mL (25 mg/mL), 25 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL
Syrup: 15 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Lansoprazole
Ranitidine Hcl, Ranitidine Hcl In 1/2 Normal Saline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lansoprazole and Zantac: 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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