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Brand name: Lansoprazole ODT (GH) TM

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

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to yellowish white uncoated tablets,speckled with orange to dark brown pellets debossed with '30' on one side and plain on the other side.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Over 65?

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.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient lansoprazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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