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Revised: 8/2015

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
LANSOPRAZOLE OD Tablets 15mg "DK"[Helicobacter pylori microorganism elimination]
 Active ingredient:
Lansoprazole
 Dosage form:
white to yellowish white tablet with pale brown to dark brown dots on the surface, diameter: 9.0 mm, thickness: 4.7 mm
 Print on wrapping:
ランソプラゾールOD錠15mg「DK」, ランソプラゾール, OD15, LANSOPRAZOLE OD 15 “DK”, OD錠15mg, 胃酸分泌を抑えるお薬です, LP15

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the enzymatic activity of proton-pump in gastric mucosa, and enhances an antimicrobial action of antimicrobial agent by raising intragastric pH.
It is usually used to assist of eradication of Helicobacter pylori that causes gastric/duodenal ulcer, gastric MALT lymphoma and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. It may be used for a stomach after the endoscopic treatment for the early stomach cancer and Helicobacter pylori infectious gastritis.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 2 tablets (30 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day, for 7 days, concomitantly with 750 mg (titer) of amoxicillin hydrate and 200 mg or 400 mg (titer) of clarithromycin. If this treatment resulted in failure, can take 250 mg of metronidazole as a substitute for clarithromycin. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Soften the tablet with saliva and crush it lightly with the tongue and swallow the tablet with saliva. You can also take it with a glass of water as you do to take other tablets.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include loose stool, diarrhea, taste abnormality, abdomen enlarged feeling, rash and itch. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • facial pallor/cold sweat, respiratory distress, hives [anaphylaxis, shock]
  • anemia symptoms, fever, nasal/subcutaneous bleeding [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, anemia]
  • general malaise, nausea, yellowing of the skin and the conjunctiva [serious liver dysfunction]
  • fever, mucosal redness/erosion, erythema [toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome]
  • abdominal pain, frequent diarrhea [serious colitis associated with bloody stool such as pseudomembranous colitis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.