DEXLANSOPRAZOLE is categorised as H2 Blockers & Ulcer Healing Drugs
ABOUT SALT : It is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI).
INDICATIONS / USED FOR TREATMENT OF Healing of all grades of erosive esophagitis(EE), Maintaining healing of EE and relief of heartburn, Treating heartburn associated with symptomatic non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). DOSAGE As Directed by the physcian, generally The dosage is Oral; 30-60mg once a day.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS / CAUTION SHOULD BE TAKEN OR IT SHOULD NOT BE USED IN CASE OF Hypersensitivity.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS Paediatric: Safety and efficacy in less than 18 years not yet established. Pregnancy: Category B. Lactation:It is found in human milk, it should therefore not be administered during lactation, unless the benefit outweighs the risk. Elderly: Use with caution.
SIDE EFFECT : Diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, common cold, vomiting, bone fracture, hypomagnesaemia, Cl. difficile associated infection, upper respiratory tract infection
DRUG INTERACTIONS Warfarin, clopidegrol. REQUIREMENT : Prescription required for sale of Drug