DEXILANT Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 022287/001.

Names and composition

"DEXILANT" is the commercial name of a drug composed of DEXLANSOPRAZOLE.

Answered questions

When is the best time to take Dexilant?
I can't seem to find the answer on their site http://www.dexilant.com/PI.aspx . I am currently taking it in the morning with my coffee. I am scared to not take it with my coffee, but I am afraid it is running out by the end of the day. I am doing better on this medication but however was woke up during my... Asked by See Kilkus 4 months ago.

Dexlansoprazole is used to treat certain conditions in which there is too much acid in the stomach. It is used to treat erosive esophagitis or "heartburn" caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition where the acid in the stomach washes back up into the esophagus. Dexlansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription. Before Using Dexilant In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered: Allergies Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully. Pediatric Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of dexlansoprazole in the pediatric population. Safety and efficacy have not been established. Geriatric Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of dexlansoprazole in the elderly. The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so. The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine. * For oral dosage form (delayed-release capsules): o For erosive esophagitis (EE): + Adults—60 milligrams (mg) once a day for up to 8 weeks. To prevent erosive esophagitis from coming back, your doctor may want you to take 30 mg once a day for up to 6 months. + Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor. o For gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): + Adults—30 milligrams (mg) once a day for 4 weeks. + Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor. Answered by Beryl Rolla 4 months ago.

When I took a different PPI in the morning, I had to take a 2nd dose at night to prevent problems. Now I take it just before bedtime. I've read that taking a PPI can leave you with insufficient stomach acid to digest your food. Coffee does have a lot of acid. You might consider getting a cold brew system such as Toddy which reduces the amount of acid. Answered by Sherill Washnock 4 months ago.

The question was what time of the day (morning, lunch, evening or bedtime) do they need to take this medication for maximum effectiveness. They can see what is posted on every site. You didn't answer the question!!!!!! Answered by Felix Taper 4 months ago.


Dexilant fot gastritis?
Hi, I was diagnosed with gastritis a few days ago and am being treated with Dexilant a pill a day. How long will it take for me to be fully healed? Anyone similar experience with this disease and medication? Asked by Thao Millhouse 4 months ago.

I take Dexilant for gastritis and I love it. I switched from Protonix to it because my doctor said it would be a "true" 24 hour medication. It can actually take several weeks to get into your system and take full effect but I felt better in a few days. It also works best if taken the same time every day and right before a meal or at least snack of some sort. Answered by Jenise Grossen 4 months ago.


Doctor prescribed me dexilant but i don't want to take it?
i'm really afraid of the side effects. i was given dexilant because i have some inflammation and need to let my esophagus and stomach heal.. anything else I could possibly take to help the healing process? Asked by Helena Bergh 4 months ago.

The major sides effects are listed as occuring when Dexilant is taken for long than 3 months. Every drug has side effects. Not treating your esophageal and gastric irritation has side effects. "Over time, chronic inflammation in your esophagus can lead to complications, including: Narrowing of the esophagus (esophageal stricture). Damage to cells in the lower esophagus from acid exposure leads to formation of scar tissue. The scar tissue narrows the food pathway, causing difficulty swallowing. An open sore in the esophagus (esophageal ulcer). Stomach acid can severely erode tissues in the esophagus, causing an open sore to form. The esophageal ulcer may bleed, cause pain and make swallowing difficult. Precancerous changes to the esophagus (Barrett's esophagus). In Barrett's esophagus, the color and composition of the tissue lining the lower esophagus change. These changes are associated with an increased risk of esophageal cancer. The risk of cancer is low, but your doctor will likely recommend regular endoscopy exams to look for early warning signs of esophageal cancer". The complications of your condition sound more threatening. You can always talk to your doctor or seek another opinion from a different doctor. Answered by Randi Tegan 4 months ago.


Is there a generic form of Dexilant?
I was on Nexium for just over 3 years. Earlier this year I noticed that at times, I was still feeling heartburn, even though I was on the Nexium. I talked to my doctor, who sent me to a GI specialist. He changed my medication to Dexilant 60mg. I have noticed quite a bit of difference with this, but I have one... Asked by Josephina Spiller 4 months ago.

I was on Nexium for just over 3 years. Earlier this year I noticed that at times, I was still feeling heartburn, even though I was on the Nexium. I talked to my doctor, who sent me to a GI specialist. He changed my medication to Dexilant 60mg. I have noticed quite a bit of difference with this, but I have one issue. Medicaid is dropping me the 1st of September - I got married, and with my husband's income, we make too much. He has a second interview this week for a job that offers great benefits, but whether he gets it or not, there's going to be a gap in our coverage. I can't afford $144/mo for this medication, as much as I wish I could. Even Nexium is near $130. Does anyone know if there is a generic version? The whole reason I was on prescription meds for this was because OTC meds weren't helping. They would for a couple weeks, and then I'd have to switch. I don't want to go that route again unless I simply can't find something similar to what I'm on, that I can afford for a few months. Thanks so much for any help! =] Answered by Evon Midcap 4 months ago.

Dexilant is protected by patents, no generic version. Answered by Susanna Rimer 4 months ago.

Dexilant Generic Answered by Carmel Soehl 4 months ago.

This Site Might Help You. RE: Is there a generic form of Dexilant? I was on Nexium for just over 3 years. Earlier this year I noticed that at times, I was still feeling heartburn, even though I was on the Nexium. I talked to my doctor, who sent me to a GI specialist. He changed my medication to Dexilant 60mg. I have noticed quite a bit of difference with this, but... Answered by Francene Piekarski 4 months ago.

Dexilant Dr 60 Mg Answered by Jen Alo 4 months ago.


Which scientist or group of scientist discovered the medication for GERD named Dexilant?
Asked by Ileen Dahill 4 months ago.

No one "discovered" Dexilant. That is a "me too" drug, aka a waste of money. Answered by Charla Femi 4 months ago.


Can I take Advil with Dexilant?
Can I take Advil with Dexilant? Asked by Maybell Gorny 4 months ago.

yes! These act on different organ systems and are safe to take in conjunction as long as you are following the dosage rules for each of the prescriptions individually. Answered by Alica Wickware 4 months ago.


Can Alprazolam and Dexilant be taken together?
for my dadd Asked by Guillermo Lukaskiewicz 4 months ago.

Ask a doctor. Answered by Maximina Odell 4 months ago.


Dexilant is giving me heartburn?
Now I have gas and the back of my tongue feels spicy... anyone out there who can keep an answer up for more than 10 minutes? Asked by Lindsy Barbrick 4 months ago.

PPIs take about 3 or 4 days to have full effects. So if you get no reflux after that time period then it is working. I'm not sure what your doc is trying to prove though. PPIs will stop acid in anyone. This doesn't prove whether you had reflux before or not. Answered by Cheryll Ziola 4 months ago.

Never ever ever give your dog a human OTC meds without consulting with your vet first! Some meds are ok for them to take, but self medicating your dog could leave you with no dog. Answered by Svetlana Jarreau 4 months ago.

what is PPIS Answered by Kendal Thune 4 months ago.


Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
022287/001 DEXILANT DEXLANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE/ORAL 30MG
022287/002 DEXILANT DEXLANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE/ORAL 60MG

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
022287/001 DEXILANT DEXLANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE/ORAL 30MG
022287/002 DEXILANT DEXLANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE/ORAL 60MG
202294/001 DEXLANSOPRAZOLE DEXLANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE/ORAL 60MG
208056/001 DEXILANT SOLUTAB DEXLANSOPRAZOLE TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING, DELAYED RELEASE/ORAL 30MG

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