Orodispersible tablets aid absorption for individuals who have difficulty in swallowing.
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What is Lansoprazole Orodispersible?
Lansoprazole belongs to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and other conditions caused by excess stomach acid. Instead of being capsules, Lansoprazole Orodispersible tablets are dissolvable wafers.
How does Lansoprazole Orodispersible work?
Lansoprazole Orodispersible works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
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.
How long does Lansoprazole Orodispersible take to work?
You should start to notice symptoms alleviating after 2 to 3 days. However, it might take up to 4 weeks for Lansoprazole Orodispersible to take full effect.
How do I take Lansoprazole Orodispersible?
Place one Lansoprazole Orodispersible on your tongue and suck gently. It will start to dissolve in your mouth.
What is the best time to take Lansoprazole Orodispersible?
Take one Lansoprazole Orodispersible every morning, 30 minutes before breakfast.
What are the side effects of Lansoprazole Orodispersible?
Side effects of Lansoprazole Orodispersible tablets include headaches, dizziness, diarrhoea and tiredness. Please see the ‘side effects’ tab for more information.
Can I take Lansoprazole Orodispersible with other heartburn medication?
Do not take Lansoprazole Orodispersible with other heartburn medication, unless it is an antacid. Antacids like Gaviscon can be taken with Lansoprazole Orodispersible, just as long as you wait 2 hours in between.
Can I take Lansoprazole Orodispersible when pregnant?
If possible, avoid taking Lansoprazole Orodispersible when pregnant.
Can I take Lansoprazole Orodispersible when breastfeeding?
Avoid taking Lansoprazole Orodispersible when breastfeeding.
Can I drink alcohol when taking Lansoprazole Orodispersible?
You can drink alcohol while taking Lansoprazole Orodispersible. Avoid excessive consumption though, as alcohol produces stomach acid, meaning it may worsen your symptoms.
What is the difference between Lansoprazole Orodispersible and Lansoprazole?
Lansoprazole Orodispersible comes as a dissolvable tablet, which melts in the mouth. Lansoprazole comes in a capsule, which must be swallowed whole. Lansoprazole Orodispersible is ideal for those who struggle swallowing tablets.
Can I buy Lansoprazole Orodispersible online?
You can buy Lansoprazole Orodispersible online through Express Pharmacy. To see if you are suitable for the treatment, you must fill out our online assessment.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find the information by searching for your treatment on Medicines.org.uk.
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