Lansoprazole

Acid Reflux

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Lansoprazole

Acid Reflux
From£16.99
  • Medication features

    Lansoprazole is a prescription drug that is used to treat symptoms of acid reflux. It works by preventing the production of stomach acid, which helps to reduce the occurrence of heartburn, reflux and indigestion. 

    You can buy Lansoprazole 30mg and 15mg here at Pharmacy Online. Simply start a consultation with our online pharmacist, who can offer an appropriate Lansoprazole prescription based on your symptoms.

    • Used to treat acid reflux and heartburn
    • Provides up to 24 hours of relief

Overview

NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Lansoprazole is an effective medicine that targets symptoms of acid reflux, heartburn, indigestion and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Its active ingredients are Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), which work by preventing the body’s production of acid in the stomach. 

With less acid produced in the stomach, this decreases the ability for acid to reflux upwards through the respiratory tract. Lansoprazole tablets are available in doses 15mg and 30mg depending on the severity of acid reflux symptoms. 

Lansoprazole tablets are most effective when the dose is taken regularly once a day.

Buy Lansoprazole Online

You can buy Lansoprazole here at Pharmacy Online. To start a prescription, simply begin a consultation with our online pharmacist. During your consultation, you will be asked a series of questions about your symptoms and general health.

Our pharmacists will then prescribe you with either Lansoprazole 30mg or 15mg depending on your specific needs. You may also be prescribed a different medication depending on what our professionals advise is best for you.

FAQ

  • What Is the Difference Between Lansoprazole and Over-the-Counter PPIs?

    Lansoprazole contains the active ingredient PPI (proton pump inhibitor). There are some over-the-counter PPI medicines available without a prescription, but these contain a lower dose than prescription PPIs such as Lansoprazole. Both Lansoprazole 15mg and Lansoprazole 30mg will often contain higher PPI doses than over-the-counter alternatives. 

  • Are PPIs Safe?

    Long-term use can cause severe PPI side effects. Kidney disease, bacterial infections and bone fractures are some of the PPIs’ most serious side effects. You should only use this medication long term if advised by a healthcare professional.

  • How Do You Take a PPI?

    PPIs should be taken on an empty stomach, about 30 minutes to one hour before eating breakfast.

  • How long can you safely take Lansoprazole?

    You should not take Lansoprazole for more than 14 consecutive days, and should not take a course of Lansoprazole more frequently than every 4 months. You should only ever take alternative Lansoprazole courses if otherwise advised by your doctor.

  • Can I drink alcohol whilst taking Lansoprazole?

    Drinking alcohol whilst taking Lansoprazole can worsen the symptoms of acid reflux, which works against what Lansoprazole tablets are intended to treat. It is therefore recommended that you avoid drinking alcohol when taking Lansoprazole.

  • Where can I buy Lansoprazole?

    Lansoprazole is not available over the counter, and must be prescribed by a doctor or pharmacist either online or at a pharmacy. You can obtain a Lansoprazole prescription through our online pharmacy, simply start an assessment with our pharmacist to request a prescription.

  • When to take Lansoprazole

    Lansoprazole should be taken regularly once a day for the full course of your prescription. It is recommended that you take Lansoprazole in the morning each day. If your prescription is for two tablets daily, take one tablet in the morning and one in the evening. 


    It is advisable to take Lansoprazole tablets around 30 minutes before eating to allow the medication to enter your system effectively.

Side Effects

There are potential side effects associated with taking Lansoprazole tablets. Most of these are often quite mild and will subside over time. However, some of these side effects can be more serious and should be reported to your GP immediately. Please contact a member of our team if you are concerned about any potential side effects that may occur when taking lansoprazole.


Common side effects of Lansoprazole include:

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting

Serious Lansoprazole side effects
There are some more severe side effects associated with Lansoprazole. Whilst much more rare, these should be taken seriously and reported to your doctor right away. These can include joint pain along with a red skin rash, especially in parts of your body exposed to the sun, such as your arms, cheeks and nose.

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Info Leaflet

Before you take any medicines, including Lansoprazole, you should always read the patient information leaflet. This is essential for any medications, whether they are over-the-counter or prescription drugs.

Lansoprazole Patient Information Leaflet

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