Can lansoprazole make symptoms worse?

Can lansoprazole make symptoms worse?

Lansoprazole oral capsule comes with serious risks if you don’t take it as prescribed. If you stop taking the drug suddenly or don’t take it at all: Your symptoms may not improve. Your condition may get worse.

Why would a doctor prescribe lansoprazole?

Lansoprazole reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes. It’s used for indigestion, heartburn and acid reflux and gastroesophageal-reflux-disease (GORD). Lansoprazole is also taken to prevent and treat stomach ulcers.

What are side effects of lansoprazole?

Serious side effects of lansoprazole include:

  • Dizziness.
  • Fast or irregular heart rate.
  • Watery or bloody diarrhea.
  • Muscle cramps or weakness.
  • Jerky muscle movements.
  • Confusion.
  • Feeling jittery.
  • Seizures.

Does lansoprazole work straight away?

Lansoprazole starts working straight away and your child should start to have less discomfort and reflux. It may take several days for the stomach ulcer to heal and for your child’s stomach pain to feel better.

Does lansoprazole make you gain weight?

Check with your doctor right away if you have a change in frequency of urination or amount of urine, blood in the urine, fever, joint pain, loss of appetite, skin rash, swelling of the body or feet and ankles, unusual tiredness or weakness, or unusual weight gain.

Does lansoprazole protect your stomach from ibuprofen?

Ibuprofen can be damaging to the stomach especially if you are at a higher risk of stomach side effects. For this reason we recommend that you also take a medicine to protect the stomach while you are taking ibuprofen – such as Omeprazole 20mg Capsules or Zoton FasTab 30mg Tablets (lansoprazole).

Does lansoprazole make you poop?

Common side effects may include: nausea, stomach pain; diarrhea, constipation; or. headache.

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