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Stomach ulcer diagnosed, relief with lansolac but getting constant headaches. Side effects?

Hi my name is Marcia I was Diagnosed with stomach ulcers a few months back my doctor put me on medication wich didnt help much i then decided to go back to him and he prescribed lansoloc 30mg which seems to be helping but since taking these tablets i have been getting constant headaches which more or less feel like tension headaches i have had them for over two weeks now could this be one of the side effects?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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Jun 2015
Dear Marcia,

Lansoloc (pharmacologically Lansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor which acts by preventing acid formation in stomach, thus providing relief from stomach ulcers.
Though they are not associated with headaches as side effect, the headache can be attributed to any other cause like Sinus infection, Stress, inadequate hydration & nutrition status, electrolyte imbalance, etc.

Kindly consult with your treating Physician & discuss regarding this.
Take care.
Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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