What is Lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
Side Effects of Lansoprazole?
Abdominal pain; constipation; diarrhoea; flatulence; gastro-intestinal disturbances; headache; nausea; vomiting
How To Take Lansoprazole
Do not chew or crush capsules; swallow whole or mix capsule contents in water and drink within 30 minutes. Do not crush or chew tablets; swallow whole or disperse in water and drink within 30 minutes. Disperse the contents of each sachet of gastro-resistant granules in approx. 15 mL water. Stir and leave to thicken for a few minutes; stir again before administration and use within 30 minutes; rinse container with 15 mL water to obtain full dose.