Dexlansoprazole
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Dexlansoprazole?

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• This medicine is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.

• This medicine is used to treat heartburn.

• This medicine is used to treat syndromes caused by huge amounts of stomach acid.

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat ulcers of the esophagus (swallowing tube).

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Use caution if you have risk factors for osteoporosis (alcohol use, cigarette smoking, other family members with osteoporosis, taking medicines to treat seizures, taking steroids).

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Diarrhea.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may...

 
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