Lansoprazole belongs to the family of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which is used in the treatment of excessive acid being produced in the stomach, it is commonly prescribed for the treatment of GORD (gastro oesophageal disease) and stomach ulcers.
Swallow these capsules whole with a glass of water, preferably at the same time each day, in the morning before a meal. If the capsules are to be taken twice a day, then the second dose should be taken before the evening meal. Do not crush or chew the capsules.
Common Side Effects
diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pains, feeling or being sick, wind, dry or sore mouth
skin rash itching
changes in liver function test values