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Lansoprazole

Also known as Prevacid

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    Raised ALT

    I have been taking 30mg lanzaprosol for 10 years. I recently had a blood test and have found my liver enzyme ALT is higher than normal. Anyone else had the same and if so what treatment/tests did you have. Got GP appointment next week,

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  • Raised ALT

    I have been taking 30mg lanzaprosol for 10 years. I recently had a blood test and have found my liver enzyme ALT is higher than normal. Anyone else had the same and if so what treatment/tests did you have. Got GP appointment next week,

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  • Lansoprazole long term side effects?

    I started off taking 20mg of omeprazole In 2009 when I was 18 and took it basically everyday until 2012 when I was then switched to 30mg of lansoprazole. I have took lansoprazole basically everyday from 2012 to now. I am now 26 so have been taking a ppi basically everyday for the last 8 years. I suffer...

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  • Lansoprazole and haitus hernia

    Hi all,  I’m new to this but really need some advice. I’ve suffered from sever acid reflux with sickness since November and ended up in A&E as I started to vomit blood. It seemed to improve a little then 3 weeks ago it came back worse and I’ve been signed off work since.  I had an endoscopy...

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  • Lansoprazole and test results

    Hello This may seem like a daft question but I have been advised to take a faecal calprotectin stool test for inflammation but I forgot to mention that I’ve been taking lansoprazole for nearly a month now, could this potentially affect the results? (I presume it probably will) if so, how long should...

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  • Last dose of lansoprazole

    Finally off lansoprazole! It's taken a whole year of gradually reducing the dose down to just a few granules to the last step of stopping altogether. So pleased

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  • Side effects and withdrawal advice

    Hi All Apologies if this has already been covered in various discussions, but I just want to confirm my doubts about Lansoprazole.  Just over a year ago I started getting chest pains and a fluttering or spasm in my diaphragm that only lasted a few seconds but it would make me heart go like the...

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  • Lansoprazole And constipation

    i started taking Lansoprazole a few month sago, a month on 60 mg a day for s month dropping to 2 months on 30mg and then in a weeks time will go onto 15mg maintenance. I had a colonoscopy last week and and since then stating to suffer with constipation, something unusual for me.  I wonder if...

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  • Lanzaprazole

    I had a heart attack just over a year and am on daily aspirin. I Also take Lanzaprazole to guard my stomach . I'm just wondering if I could stop this as long as u take the aspirin on a full stomach. I'm trying to gradually reduce the number of prescription drugs I take. Please advise x

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  • Cough with acid reflux

    I get a horrible dry cough with the acid reflux. This time it started about 2 months ago and dr has given me lanz. Anyone else suffer with a cough?

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  • Side effects

    does anyone know if it's ok to take Kalms for anxiety and nytol for insomnia with lansaprozole I don't want any more side effects 

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  • Insomnia and anxiety

    I have been taking 30mg of lansoprazole for 3 months now and I,m having trouble sleeping and bad spells of anxiety I don't know if it's the medication or not does anyone else have these side effects 

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  • Lansoprasole rash?

    I have been taking 15 mg Lanzoprozole daily for very many years. They help with heartburn caused by Haitus Hernia. Initially I just took them when the heartburn flared but in the past few years have been taking one or two daily or suffer the increasingly severe consequences. A GP told me several years...

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  • My experiences of stopping taking Lansoprazole

    Hi, Like everybody on here I take Lansoprazole for stomach problems. There are lots of experiences on here of the side effects people get when taking them but; What effects do people get when stopping taking it? I think it would be very interesting to find out as I cannot find anything on the internet...

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  • Side effects

    Since the beginning of January I have suffered with reflux, had the endoscopy and only found bile leaking into stomach, I brilliant results using Lansoprazole but I have backache and a constant dull ache in my right side, I’m on my second day off Lansoprazole as the doctor is trying me with nexium. Does...

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  • Need advice ... Everyone please

    Hi,    I want to quit PPI. though i don't mind being on zantac for anouther 6-8 months. Reason i want to quit ppi is  i am having really bad side effect like kidney pain , leg cramps. i am on them for 1.5yrs apprx for excesive stomach acid its started due to extreme stress . 3 months...

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  • Neuralgia type needle pains occur st random

    Lansoprazole I think is causing me little stabbing pains throughout my body. This tablet 30 mg x 2 per day plus ranitidine seemed to cause a severe abdominal pain. It is similar to trigeminal neuralgia except all over body. Dr says blood tests in  2 weeks- he will check vitamin, magnesium levels...

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  • Lansoprazole and blood pressure

    This is just a warning for those on Lansoprazole. I have been taking 30mg every morning for the last 8 months and have found it raised my blood pressure to a very high level. I did not know it was the tablets until I forgot to take them one day and when I took my blood pressure it had dropped but when...

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  • Lansoprazole Liquid?

    I just wondered is there a Lansoprazole liquid the doctor can give it's just I've been on the tablets for about year now but I didn't know that by chewing because I struggle to swallow whole tablets so the tablets haven't been working

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  • Black stools, 60mg of Lansoprazole

    I have just started today on a 60mg of Lansoprazole daily as experiencing black stools after a pretty nasty acid reflux where I coughed up black stringy bits. I have also a hiatus hernia and gastritis which was diagnosed around ten years ago, but I only found out from my GP today. Will be referred...

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  • Best time to take Lansoprazole

    I have to take 2 x 30 doses a day but unsure when to take the second one. Instructions say morning and evening but I have my evening meal around 5pm.  Would this be alright for the evening dose? 

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  • I started taking Lansoprazole at the age of 27 and have ...

    I started taking Lansoprazole at the age of 27 and have been using it daily for five years. I used to get these terrible throbbing pains in my upper stomach, which would spread upwards into my food pipe. The pain would get worse and worse, and go right through to my back. When it first happened I thought...

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  • Trying to lower my dose

    Hi. I have been taking lansoprazole for over 5 years as I had chronic heartburn. I am not over weight or smoke etc but do suffer anxiety and take sertraline for it.  I currently take 30mg twice a day but am trying to reduce my dose. I have currently cut a quarter off one of my tablets every other...

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  • Stopped medication how long should side effects take to disappear?

    Hello I’ve been on 30mg of  Lansaprozole daily for last 6 weeks to treat Duodenal Ulcer.I was fine until I started taking them but after about 4 days I had chest and muscle pains which gladly went about a week later.However about 3 weeks ago I developed a pain in my lower right abdomen which included...

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  • Cutting down

    Hi I have been on meds for about 6 years. 5 years 60mg and now 30mg. I have been fine on 30mg for about a year but I'm getting burby every evening now. I actually want to quit the tablets completely due to health scares due to these meds. Do any of you have any tips on how to relieve these symptoms....

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  • Bev

    Thanku sue just fed up of pain hard to rule out if it is my crohnes or hernia had op part of bowel remived in small intestines last yr had camera may this yr crohnes back and active so uncertain what it is . Have to but hot water bottle on my belly helps with the pain its a burning pain from top of chest...

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  • Bev

    I have crohnes and high hetas hernia been but on lansoprazole 30mg been taking them for 1 wk now how long will it take to work as i am still having belly ache

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  • lansoprazole and weight loss?

    I have had a heartburn for 3 months and decided to go to doc, doc couldn't tell whether this was a hiatus hernia or GERD.. He presecribed me lansoprazole 30mg pd for 8 weeks, I have not taken any other medicine and just finished my 8 weeks.. In 8 weeks I have lost about 8kg (~18lb) and I haven't...

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  • Lansoprazole - chest muscle ache/pain

    Hi, I have been taking lansoprazole for about a week now as I was suffering from bad Heartburn/Indegestion and have noticed that my pectoral muscles are aching/painful. I do work out from time to time but have done for quite a while and have never had this before due to my exercise and I haven't...

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  • Stopping lansoprazole

    Lansoprazole In the last throes of giving up this evil medication but really struggling yesterday. Not taken my reduced dose of 4mg for 4 days and had heartburn most of the day. Taken a 4mg capsule this morning so maybe need to take it a couple of times a week for a few more week - any advice?

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  • Lansoprazole 60mg

    Hi. Is anyone taking Lansoprazole 30mg twice daily. I have just been increased to this and wondered if anyone finds it helps with acid problems? Thanks

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  • At least 30 minutes before food, but what about tea?

    I'm just about to start taking Lansoprazole as a stomach protector for Naproxen, which I'm taking for an inflammatory condition.  It says to take it at least 30 minutes before food, but what about drink, e.g. tea, which I always have first thing in the morning?  Is it OK to take the...

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  • Lansoprazole brain fog concentration problems?

    Can ppi medications like lansoprazole cause brain fog and concentration problems? I have been on 30mg of lansoprazole for nearly 8 years and have been getting on and off brain fog concentration problems that can be so bad that I feel like I have a severe learning disability when I feel like this. Out...

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  • Stopping lansoprazole

    I have been gradually reducing my dosage by opening up the 15 mg capsule and splitting it between empty capsules (available to buy on eBay). I am down to a quarter dose a day )roughly 4mg) and although I am getting some reflux and a bit of bloating I am determined to persevere and come off the wretched...

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