Lansoprazole is one of the most effective medications for treating acid reflux. It is known as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which acts to reduce the amount of acid in the stomach. You can buy Lansoprazole online from e-Surgery.

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What is Lansoprazole?

Lansoprazole is a type of proton pump inhibitor; Lansoprazole helps to relieve the symptoms of acid reflux otherwise known as GORD. Lansoprazole works by lowering the amount of acid in your stomach. Lansoprazole is used for a variety of conditions and is one of the most effective methods of treating acid reflux. 

Lansoprazole can also be used for:  

  • Stomach ulcers 
  • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease 
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome 
  • Infections cause by Helicobacter pylori 

How do you take Lansoprazole?

Always take Lansoprazole capsules exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has prescribed. Dosage can vary, therefore if you are unsure – Check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking Lansoprazole capsules. 

Capsules should be swallowed with a glass of water whole. If you are taking Lansoprazole once a day, take it at the same time every morning before breakfast, and if once – 30 minutes before a meal. 

Side effects of Lansoprazole?

As with any form of medication, Lansoprazole tablets have side effects. For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet of Lansoprazole.  Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Aciclovir tablets: 

  • Headaches 
  • Dizziness 
  • Feeling unwell 
  • Diarrhoea  
  • Stomach pains 
  • Feeling/being sick 


For a full list of side effects, please read the Patient Information Leaflet  

Interactions of Lansoprazole with alcohol and food?

Alcohol can irritate the lining of the stomach and can therefore increase the amount of acid. Although this does not contradict the effects of Lansoprazole. It is not recommended as certain medical conditions may be exacerbated by the consumption of alcohol. There are no foods that affect the effectiveness of Lansoprazole. There is some evidence suggesting medicines that reduce stomach acid such as Lansoprazole can increase the risk of getting gastroenteritis, therefore it’s important to make sure all food is properly prepared and cooked when on this medication. 

Any interactions of Lansoprazole with other drugs?

You should not take Lansoprazole if you are currently on any of the following medication: 

  • Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine) 
  • Aspirin 
  • Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin) 
  • Citalopram 
  • Clopidogrel 
  • Cymbalta (duloxetine) 
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin) 
  • Plavix (clopidogrel) 
  • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 

Instead you should ask your doctor or GP for advice 

Is there any reason why I would not be able to take Lansoprazole?

You can NOT take Lansoprazole if: 

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients 

If you are unsure of the above criteria, consult your doctor or pharmacist. 

Why should I take Lansoprazole?

Lansoprazole works by lowering the amount of acid that your stomach produces and therefore reduces the symptoms of acid reflux. 

Additional information


15mg, 30mg


14 Capsules, 28 Capsules, 56 Capsules


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