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How effective is Lansoprazole for Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?





Summary: 239 Lansoprazole users have rated its effectiveness for Acid reflux.

Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Lansoprazole (lansoprazole) is for Acid reflux and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole has active ingredients of lansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (view latest outcomes from 35,383 users)

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc. (latest reports from Acid Reflux 10,551 patients)

On Dec, 17, 2014: 239 people are studied for taking Lansoprazole in Acid reflux




Lansoprazole effectiveness for Acid reflux


Long term Lansoprazole effectiveness for Acid reflux

Lansoprazole effectiveness for Acid reflux (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall4366510034
Long term
(1+ years)
010337025

Gender of people who take Lansoprazole for Acid reflux * :

FemaleMale
Acid reflux56.49%43.51%

Age of people who take Lansoprazole for Acid reflux * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux1.26%1.26%2.09%8.37%17.57%17.57%26.36%25.52%

Who find Lansoprazole more effective for Acid reflux?

Gender of people who find Lansoprazole more effective * :

FemaleMale
Acid reflux57.46%42.54%

Age of people who find Lansoprazole more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.75%0.00%0.75%7.46%17.91%17.16%28.36%27.61%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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