Takepron OD tablets 30 mg for Helicobacter pylori (Prevacid)
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General information on Japanese Takepron OD tablets 30 mg for Helicobacter pylori
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: The Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Japan
Active ingredient: lansoprazole (chemical formula C16H14F3N3O2S)
Medical effect: Takepron OD tablets induce the effectiveness of antibiotics and help to kill bacteria Helicobacter pylori
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with liver disorder. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Japanese Takepron OD tablets 30 mg for Helicobacter pylori
For adults, take 1 tablet 2 times a day for the period of 7 days. Also, this medicine must be combined together with at least two different antibiotics for the all period of treatment.
The medicine can be taken with water as usual or moistened with saliva on the tongue, then lightly squashed with the tongue, and swallowed with saliva.
How effective are Japanese Takepron OD tablets 30 mg for Helicobacter pylori?
Takepron OD tablets work by elevating pH in the stomach via inhibition of the proton pump in the gastric mucosa. They significantly enhance the antimicrobial activity of antimicrobial drugs in order to kill bacteria Helicobacter pylori. Studies also show that lansoprazole improves heartburn symptoms, symptoms of postprandial fullness, dyspepsia and reflux symptoms (Y. Kinoshita, H. Miwa et al. Clinical characteristics and effectiveness of lansoprazole in Japanese patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia. Journal of gastroenterology. 2014, April, 49(4): 628-37).
Who should use Takepron OD tablets 30 mg from Japan (Prevacid)?
Takepron OD tablets are effective for the treatment and prevention of the following diseases and conditions:
- gastric ulcer/duodenal ulcer,
- gastric MALT lymphoma,
- idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura,
- gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Also, Takepron OD tablets are used in endoscopic therapy for early gastric cancer.