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Active ingredients: lansoprazole
What it is used for
Adults 1. Healing and long-term management of reflux oesophagitis. 2. Healing and long-term management for patients with duodenal ulcer. 3. Healing of benign gastric ulcer. Patients whose gastric or duodenal ulcer is not associated with ingestion of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs require treatment with antimicrobial agents in addition to antisecretory drugs whether on first presentation or on recurrence. 4. Lansoprazole is also effective in patients with benign peptic lesions that do not respond to H2-receptor antagonists. 5. Eradication of H. pylori from the upper gastrointestinal tract in patients with peptic ulcer or chronic gastritis when used in combination with appropriate antibiotics (see clinical trials). 6. Relief of reflux-like and/or ulcer-like symptoms associated with acid-related dyspepsia. Paediatric patients 6 to 17 years of age. 1. Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, including all grades of oesophagitis. 2. Healing of erosive oesophagitis.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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White to yellowish white uncoated tablets with orange to dark brown speckles, with "30" debossed on one side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
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For the active ingredient lansoprazole
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