What are Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules for Cats and Dogs?
- Lansoprazole is a prescription medication classified as a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) and is the generic for Prevacid.
- PPI’s act in the stomach lining, inhibiting the production of stomach acid.
Why do cats and dogs use Lansoprazole?
- Lansoprazole is mainly used in dogs with chronic vomiting or those receiving cancer chemotherapy.
What else should I know about Lansoprazole?
- Talk to your pet's veterinarian about possible drug interactions with Lansoprazole.
What problems could my dog or cat have with Lansoprazole?
- Like most PPI’s, Lansoprazole is generally well tolerated.
How do you use Lansoprazole?
- It is important to give Lansoprazole before meals so it can work properly. Always follow your veterinarian's directions.
What is in Lansoprazole?
- The drug Lansoprazole is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI).
- It acts in the stomach lining, inhibiting the production of stomach acid.
Will I get what I see in the picture?
- Lansoprazole is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.
Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Lansoprazole?
- Dogs and cats may use Lansoprazole for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
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Hi, what would be the dose for a 3.5kg cat, pls? TKx?
- Asked by RSSBLRM
Verified Reply - VetRxDirect Lansoprazole is a prescription Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) medication that acts in the stomach lining, inhibiting the production of stomach acid. The dosage of this medication will vary based on the type and severity of the condition it is prescribed for. Please consult with your veterinarian, who will be able to determine the correct dosage for your cat.
What is the therapeutic dosage of lansoprazole in dogs??
- Asked by Sandy
Verified Reply - VetRxDirect Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is mainly used in dogs with chronic vomiting or those receiving cancer chemotherapy. It may also be prescribed for other reasons. The dosage of this medication will vary depending on the type and severity of the condition it is prescribed for. Your veterinarian will be able to provide the appropriate dosage for your dog.
what is the Nexium dose for dogs. I have an 80 lb boxer?
- Asked by gar
Verified Reply - Nexium is a human labeled medication that contains esomeprazole. Lansoprazole is the generic equivalent to the human labeled medication Prevacid. Esomeprazole and lansoprazole are both proton pump inhibitor medications used to reduce the amount of stomach acid produced by the stomach. Because Lansoprazole is a prescription medication, the appropriate dose should be determined by your pet's veterinarian.
are the ingredients exactly the same as those for human consumption?
- Asked by coppermouse
Verified Reply - Yes, we carry the human medication that is also used in pets. Thank you, VetRxDirect
Is this the same as Prevacid? Is it safe for human consumption??
- Asked by calpropools
Open Reply - VetRxDirect Yes, Lansoprazole is the generic of Prevacid. It is safe for human use however we only sell medications for pets. Thank you, VetRxDirect