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    Active Ingredient
    Lansoprazole 15 mg, 30 mg

    Status in Israel
    RX

    Presentation and Status in Health Basket

    Presentation Basket Yarpa Pharmasoft

    Capsules

    28 x 15 mg

    partial basket chart 61767 12320

    Capsules

    28 x 30 mg

    partial basket chart 59268 12304

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    Dosage

    See prescribing information for full details.


    Indications

    Treatment of duodenal ulcer, benign gastric ulcer, reflux esophagitis and acid related disorders of the upper GI tract. Healing, long-term treatment and maintenance therapy for patients with GI reflux disease (GERD) or duodenal ulcer. Prevention of relapse in patients with GERD or duodenal ulcer. Eradication of H. Pylori from the upper GI tract in patients with duodenal ulcer, gastritis or benign ulcer (in combination with appropriate antibiotics). Short-term treatment (up to four weeks) of heartburn and/or upper epigastric pain associated with acid-related dyspepsia. Long-term management of pathological hypersecretory conditions including Zollinger Ellison Syndrome. Treatment and prophylaxis of NSAID-associated benign gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers and relief of symptoms in patients requiring continued NSAID treatment.


    Contra-Indications

    Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.


    Special Precautions

    Before initiating treatment for gastric ulcer, the possibility of malignancy should be ruled out. For use in H. Pylori, the prescribing information for the relevant antibiotics to be used in conjunction with Lanton should be consulted.
    Severe hepatic dysfunction: Daily dose of 30 mg should not be exceeded and patients should be monitored.
    Pregnancy and lactation: Use should be avoided unless considered essential.


    Side Effects

    Diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, flatulence and dry or sore mouth or throat. Skin rashes, urticaria and pruritus. Headache, dizziness, fatigue and malaise. Angioedema, wheezing. Hematological effects. Arthralgia, myalgia, depression, peripheral edema.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Drug interactions

    Ketaconazole, drugs metabolized by the liver, phenytoin, theophylline, warfarin, sucralfate.


    Manufacturer
    Liconsa S.A.
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