I would like to know if I could possibly switch from Dexilant to lansoprazole without having any problems
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) suppresses gastric acid secretion via inhibition of the proton pump in the gastric parietal cell, which blocks the final step of acid production.
Lansoprazole belongs to the same class of drug as dexlansoprazole. In fact lansoprazole and dexlansoprazole are enantiomers and have the same effect on the proton pump in the stomach.
So you could easily switch from Dexilant to lansoprazole. However, different people may find that one works better than the other for them.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 2 Mar 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 20 May 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 23 Jun 2012 • 4 answers
Posted 2 Apr 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 6 Nov 2015 • 0 answers