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Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (Also Known as Kapidex)
Information About Dexilant Drug
The function of Dexilant is to reduce acid in stomach. Basically, by taking this medicine, you can treat various stomach problems such as acid reflux. This particular medicine belongs to the medicine family of PPIs, also known as proton pump inhibitors.
With this medicine, you can also prevent other symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty in swallowing and continual coughing. Moreover, by taking Dexilant, you can prevent ulcers by healing acid damage in your stomach and esophagus. Also, this medicine is also known to treat esophagus cancer.
You can easily purchase Dexilant online from Canada Pharmacy. Both Dexilant 30mg and Dexilant 60 mg are available from Canada Pharmacy. Your order will be directly delivered to your doorstep.
The active ingredient found in Dexilant is Dexlansoprazole.
As with all other medications, strictly follow the prescribed dosage that your doctor has given to you. Follow all the instructions carefully.
You can take this particular medicine with your meal or without your meal. It has to be taken orally generally one time every day. You should not crush the tablet or chew on it. However, if you find it difficult swallowing tablets whole, you may open the capsule and sprinkle the powder on 1 tablespoon of pudding, applesauce, or anything sweet and take it.
Also, ensure that if you open the capsule and use the contents as mentioned above, do not chew on the mixture. Swallow the mixture. Furthermore, do not open the capsule and prepare the mixture beforehand as it may weaken the medicine’s power.
If you are taking Sucralfate, take Dexilant 30 minutes prior to taking Sucralfate. However, discuss everything with your doctor and follow his or her instructions closely.
- Tell your doctor beforehand if you are allergic to the ingredients of Dexilant or any other allergies.
- Inform your doctor of your medical history.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Cautions not listed may also exist.
The side effects you should know about:
- Muscle spasms
- Joint pain
- Blood or mucus in your stool
- Fast, slow, or irregular heartbeats
Other side effects not listed may also be present.
Product Code: 10282
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.