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Dexlansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease. It is usually taken by mouth. It acts by reducing the acid in the stomach.

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I have been experiencing symptoms of stomach pain and ulcer for the past five months, despite taking medications. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a stomach ulcer for five months. I started taking Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin, and Omeprazole, but my stomach hurt so much that I stopped taking the Clarithromycin and Omeprazole but continued taking Amoxicillin for one month. Since stopping Amoxicillin, my c...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bansari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. First and foremost, I recommend that you get adequate medical attention. To begin, I recommend that you discontinue the antibiotics that you are not tolerating. Drink lots of water, avoid greasy and spicy meals, chew f...  Read Full »

Are my stools black due to taking Dexlansoprazole for acid reflux?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having black stools these days. Earlier, I had acid reflux and currently, I am taking Dexlansoprazole. I need to consult a gastroenterologist.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bansari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For acid reflux, you can take the capsule Esomeprazole 40 mg once before breakfast for a minimum of four weeks. Do not give a gap. Avoid overeating, spicy and fried foods. Do not lie down for two hours after a meal. For black stools, if you are taking any multivitamin...  Read Full »

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