Lansoprazole, marketed as Takepron (in Japan), Prevacid and Zoton, is a proton pump inhibitor which prevents the stomach from producing acid.

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... LANSOPRAZOLE (Prevacid®) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It reduces symptoms and prevents injury to the esophagus or stomach in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or ulcers. Lansoprazole is also useful in conditions that produce too much stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Generic lansoprazole capsules are not yet available. ...
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Lansoprazole Systematic (IUPAC) name 2-[(3-methyl-4-(2,2,2-triflu ...
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