What is Lanzol?

Lansoprazole ( ; INN) is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the stomach's production of gastric acids. It is manufactured by a number of companies worldwide under several brand names. In the United States, it was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1995. Prevacid patent protection expired on November 10, 2009. Since 2009, lansoprazole has been available over the counter (OTC) in the U.S. in a 15-mg dose marketed by Novartis as Prevacid 24HR. In Australia, it is marketed by Pfizer as Zoton.

Lansoprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) in the same pharmacologic class as omeprazole. Lansoprazole has been marketed for many years and is one of several PPIs available. It is a racemic 1:1 mixture of the enantiomers dexlansoprazole (Dexilant, formerly named Kapidex) and levolansoprazole. Dexlansoprazole is an enantiomerically pure active ingredient of a commercial drug as a result of the 'enantiomeric shift'.

Lansoprazole's plasma elimination half-life (1.5 h) is not proportional to the duration of the drug's effects to the person (i.e. gastric acid suppression). Lansoprazole, 30-mg administered nasogastrically, effectively controls intragastric pH and is an alternative to intravenous pantoprazole in patients who are unable to swallow solid-dose formulations.

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can i give my 3 yrs old child junior lanzol 15 tablet with milk?

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Brief Answer:
Avoid giving with milk and dairy products

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Welcome to the HCM

Do not give Junior Lanzol (Lansoprazole) with milk...

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Hi in case of infant stomach seems to be getting loose (goes 3 to 4 times a day) which medicine is okay lanzol junior (1/4th tablet once a day for...

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Enterogermina and Zinconia

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

In case a child has loose stools, you can give...

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My son had fever and subsided in two days after we have given him p250 and ambrolite d for persistent cough. He developed severe stomach ache and...

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Brief Answer:
Junior Lanzol is indeed protective.

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Hello, Sir.

I can understand your concern.

Symptoms could be possibly represent...

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