I have the option to use either for triple therapy to treat a stomach infection (h.pylori)
Omeprazole 20mg 1 tab twice daily
Lansoprazole 15mg 2 tab once daily before dinner
Which one would be more effective? If I have to suffer more so be it. I want this thing gone.
i was on 40mgs omeprazole had large hair loss.Consultant a week ago change it to 30mgs lansoprazole. worried now that the loss will continue and be permanent. I have straight auburn hair, no curlsView 1 Replies
Can a nerve root block eliminate musculoskeletal pain?View 1 Replies
This adventure started about 9 months ago. Instead of my normal routine of get up, eat, hygiene, off to work (I was a remodeling contractor), I started falling back to sleep after breakfast. I must pretext this by saying that I take 40 mg of Adderall in the am and the afternoon. First it was 1/2 hour and eventually 3 hours. Then it was an afternoon nap also, Then an evening nap. This was not every day but most days. About eight or so weeks ago, I developed a blood clot behind my left knee and several in my lungs (as a result of being on my knees for long periods of time installing floor trim we figure). After I got out of the hospital, I started a slow but sure incline in my energy level. Then on October 23 (my 40th birthday) I got short of breath, disoriented, incapable of making clear decisions. eventually I called 911 and when the EMTs got here I had a blood O2 level of 89%. They took me to the ER in a bus and I have never been the same since. I have experienced no increase in my energy level, I have a sore throat most of the time, flu like symptoms, muscle weakness, Most days my mind is still strong but not all, I am functioning at about 25% of what I used to be capable of, I have problems pulling the proper word out of my brain (sometimes 8 or more times per day), I feel run down especially the day after I over do it, at least 4 people have recently tried to talk to me about conversations that I have no memory of, my allergies are not only out of control they are the opposite of what I usually experience (instead of a dry nose I now have a constantly runny nose and I sneeze 50 times per day. I did test positive for Epstein-Barr exposure at some point in my life. I have 6 of the eight symptoms for diagnosis and like 25 of the 35 or so that people with CFS report. We have not yet ruled out MS, Lupus, and all of the kinds of cancer that are required for a CFS diagnosis, but I am almost positive it is CFS. Thoughts?View 2 Replies
I am just wondering whether anyone has had genetic testing to rule out causes of fatigue? Myself and my brother both suffer with extreme tiredness and I'm wondering if it's worth asking for it to be investigated down the genetic route.View 9 Replies
None of the medications that I have taken are helping with fatigue and energy, and are causing a lot of side effects. So I'm thinking about going on Dr. Teitelbaum's protocol for fibro and CFS: D-Ribose, Acetyl-L-Carnitine, Co Q10 and 5-HTP. Has anyone tried these supplements and did you have any results (good or bad)?View 2 Replies
I have been on Lansoprazole since I was 7 (now 22) varying from 15 mg to 60 mg depending on the severity of my GERD. I am thinking after controlling my lifestyle (e.g. foods, fitness, alcohol intake) of slowing coming of the medication.. I was wondering if anyone else has also been on Lansoprazole for years! and then decided to come off it? If so did you experience any nasty side effects?View 1 Replies
i have just been prescribed lansoprazole for gout, how will this help?View 1 Replies
Well I was given this medication as a result of a number of symptoms, like stomach cramps, heartburn, indigestion, and my chest muscles, rib cage all ached, a week prior I couldn't use the toilet, but that seemed to have went, and after I was given these tabs for the other symptoms.
I have been on them for a week and a bit more, and I didn't take them today because the aches from my left leg and arm was too much, I ain't been able to sleep properly, right now I've got a headache, and my leg and arm have been weak for like a week now, I wanna believe its a result from the tablets but prior to being on the medication, I felt a sort of sensation in that side of my body b4 I actually took the tablets, however it has become more achy, and my neck and upper back also have began to ache.
The doc prescribed me these tabs on the basis I did say I had chest burns, and it very well could be the acid which triggered it all. However I'm a female and 19, ain't had no illness like this before, but I'd really just prefer to cure my symptoms the natural way.
The pharmacy instructions on my daughter`s Lansoprazole tablets say `Take 30 to 60 minutes before food`. Does this mean she ought to have something to eat within 60 minutes of taking the tablets or that, although she must wait for at least 30 minutes before eating, it would be better to wait for 60 minutes?View 1 Replies
I was put on 15mg of Lansoprazole by my GP as I've been getting interjestion and heartburn from my heart medication. Had a heart attack in August. After taking it for a few days it was making things worse not better so decided to stop taking it. First day ( yesterday ) I felt 'rough' in the afternoon and had to go to bed early. I have felt even worse today and have been having chest pains off and on all day. I have now had chest pain for about an hour and half. It is not the unbearable kind of pain I had when I had my heart attack and I have no pain else where but I have come close to using my GTN spray . I am also constipated and have wind.View 1 Replies
I am taking Ramipril and I am suffering hair loss I also take Lansoprazole, Atenolol, all describe patients can suffer hair loss so I'm confused any help out there...havn't got a lot of hair left so please hurry ..View 1 Replies
I have just completed a month course of this medication, prescribed due to possible acid reflux. I got rid of the final tablet as I feel the side effects were too bad to carry on even for just one more day. I felt worn out - very bad wind and burping from week one - my husband commented on this. Also feeling as though I would throw up at any minute - still a bit of shoulder pain but the chest pain has now diminished. Had a couple of nights when I did not even go to bed it was that bad so perhaps that is why I am so tired. Now two days after my last tablet I still have a lot of wind which does not seem to be shifting - maybe I will try charcoal tabs as I have heard that these work well. Still stressed out at work so I suppose I will have to put up with this until I retire. Really makes me fee so depressed and unhappyView 1 Replies
Have had Ulcerative Colitis for 40 years so have accepted stomach pains as a way of life, even though it`s managed with Nsaid`s.
But for the last couple of years or so I occasionally got sudden chronic pains under the ribcage about 30 minutes after a meal. Would last anything from 30 minutes to a couple of hours.
I couldn't see an obvious pattern to the attacks. would go days or weeks OK then out of the blue it would kick off.
Lately they have become more frequent with shorter periods between attacks.
Yesterday saw the GP who suspected Gallstones and has requested an ultrasound scan. It seems that attacks are much more likely after meals with a high fat content, such as a roast dinner. The theory is that as the gallbladder produces bile to digest the fat it reacts with gallstones along the way and hey presto agony!
GP has prescribed a fat-free diet, (so no chips, butter, cheese etc), and also Lansoprazole 30mg for an initial month. Took the first one today.
Bit early to make a judgement yet, but have felt just fine today.
Constipation is more common with colitis, so any sudden occurrence of diarrhea could almost certainly be put down to the Lansoprazole.
Will post progress reports if any side effects occur.
I have been taking Lansoprazole since April of 2014. I have just developed upper back pain and pain in my sternum area. I also just started taking Potassium supplementation for low potassium. One of these, I believe is causing my back pain.
Anyone else out there suffering from upper (and lower) back pain and pain in the sternum area? Did it stop when you discontinued the Lansoprazole?
Thank you for any help!
does anybody else get swollen ankles and feet when taking lansoprazole, is this a side effect of this medication. i would like to see some answers to this. and do you get such a dry mouth.View 1 Replies
I have been suffering with reflux and feeling sick all the time been on lansoprazole for 4 months 30mgs in the morning. Feeling much better but the last 4 weeks about once a week getting severe sickness and diarrhoea so doctor as lowered dose to 15mgs the sickness and diarrhoea as stopped but now reflux is back help anybody else have the same experience ?View 1 Replies
I've been light-headed, dizzy, lack of coordination & sometimes sleepy feeling. I don't know if it's the Lansoprazole or my low BP. I take one 30 mg. in the a.m., but I feel like this all day long.View 13 Replies
I am 29 M, have asthma and suffer with anxiety. Started getting bad asthma 2 months ago when playing football and this continued every time I played/ did exercise. Went to docs after a month and was given seretide preventor. After a week of slightly improved asthma I started getting really bad indigestion, gas, acid reflux. Never had this before so considering my anxiety -I am scared!
Went back to docs last week and he has given me Lansoprazole and sent me for blood test, stool test tomorrow. But the LANs while it has helped with acid, I'm now getting chronic, consistent, persistent mucus, which is driving me to distraction and horrible feeling in my throat just below Adam's apple. I'm convinced there is something drastically wrong with me. My wife thinks it's my anxiety and probably not a serious condition but having never had reflux to then have it ALL the time for 2.5 weeks I'm terrified.
Can anyone offer any help or advice? Has anyone had mucus with LANs? Is 3 days of LANs enough to know whether it is going to work fully or not?