What are the side effects of Dexilant in adults?
The most common side effects of DEXILANT in adults were diarrhea (4.8%), stomach pain (4.0%), nausea (2.9%), common cold (1.9%), vomiting (1.6%), and gas (1.6%). The most common side effects in children 12 to 17 years of age were headache, stomach pain, diarrhea, and pain or swelling (inflammation) in your mouth,…
How long does it take Dexilant capsules to work?
Prescription DEXILANT capsules are used in adults for 4 weeks to treat heartburn related to GERD, for up to 8 weeks to heal acid-related damage to the lining of the esophagus, and for up to 6 months to continue healing of EE and relief of heartburn. Most damage (erosions) heals in 4–8 weeks. Individual results may vary.
Is there a generic version of Dexilant available?
Dexilant contains the drug dexlansoprazole. A generic version of dexlansoprazole was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2017. However, this generic is not yet available in pharmacies. A generic drug is an exact copy of a brand-name medication.
When to take granule 2 after taking Dexilant?
Individual results may vary. Granule 1 begins releasing medicine within an hour of taking a DEXILANT capsule. Granule 2 provides a second release of medicine around 4-5 hours later. The link between two releases and therapeutic benefit is not known.
How old should a child be to take Dexilant?
DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole) 30 mg and 60 mg delayed-release capsules. It is not known if DEXILANT is safe and effective in children under age 12 years. DEXILANT is not effective for symptoms of GERD in children under 1 year of age.
Who is the manufacturer of the drug Dexilant?
DEXILANT and DEXILANT (with design) are trademarks of Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and used under license by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
When to take Dexilant 30 mg for heartburn?
DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole) 30 mg and 60 mg delayed-release capsules are indicated in patients ≥ age 12 years for: Healing all grades of erosive esophagitis (EE) for up to 8 weeks. Maintaining healing of EE and relief of heartburn for up to 6 months in adults and up to 16 weeks in patients age 12 to 17 years.
What are the ingredients in Dexilant delayed release capsules?
Dexilant Description. Dexilant delayed-release capsules are available in two dosage strengths: 30 and 60 mg, per capsule. Each capsule contains enteric-coated granules consisting of dexlansoprazole (active ingredient) and the following inactive ingredients: sugar spheres, magnesium carbonate, sucrose, low-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose,…
How much does Dexilant cost for a 30 day prescription?
For uninsured patients, the amount of this offer is not to exceed $55 for a 30-day prescription or $165 for a 90-day prescription. This coupon is not valid with any other program, discount, or incentive involving DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole).