What is Lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole belongs to group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It decreases the amount of acid produced in the
Lansoprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid.
What is Acid Reflux?
When acid from the stomach leaks up into the gullet (oesophagus), the condition is known as acid reflux. This may cause heartburn and other symptoms.
What is Heartburn?
Heartburn is a painful burning feeling just below or behind the breastbone. It usually comes from the oesophagus. The pain often rises in your chest and may spread to your neck or throat.
What are Zoton Fastabs?
Zoton Fastabs are branded versions of Lansoprazole. We sell the generic version which is medically identical and equally as effective.
How to take?
Place the tablet on your tongue and suck gently. The tablet rapidly dissolves in the mouth, releasing microgranules which you should swallow without chewing. You can also swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water.
Common Side Effects
- headache, dizziness
- diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pains, feeling or being sick, wind, dry or sore mouth or throat
- skin rash, itching
- changes in liver function test values
Read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. The patient information can be found here .
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