What is Dexilant (Dexilant)?
Dexilant is a proton pump inhibitor medication. It’s considered an antisecretory drug. Dexilant inhibits the action of the H + /K + -ATPase enzyme. This enzyme is considered a proton pump and is present at the surface of gastric parietal cells.
Is Muscari a hyacinth?
Although the Muscari genus was previously categorized in the Liliaceae family (which also contains true hyacinths), it is now considered to be part of the Asparagaceae, or asparagus family.
What are Muscari flowers?
Muscari are commonly known as grape hyacinths, which perfectly describes their flowers: tight clusters of fat little bells with a grape juice fragrance. Muscari bloom in mid-spring, at the same time as tulips.
Is Dexilant more expensive than omeprazole?
According to estimates on GoodRx.com, Dexilant is generally significantly more expensive than omeprazole. The actual price you’ll pay for either drug depends on your insurance plan, your location, and the pharmacy you use. Dexilant can interact with several other medications. It can also interact with certain herbs.
What age is Dexilant approved for?
Dexilant is approved in adults and children ages 12 years and older. Treatment length shouldn’t exceed 6 months and 16 weeks for adult and pediatric populations, respectively. Symptoms of nonerosive gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Dexilant is approved for people ages 12 years and older.
What are the symptoms of an allergic reaction to Dexilant?
In clinical studies, less than 2% of people taking Dexilant had severe allergic reactions. Symptoms of a severe allergic reaction can include: * These are symptoms of acute interstitial nephritis (sudden swelling in the kidneys).
How does Dexilant interact with other herbs?
Dexilant can interact with the herb St. John’s wort. St. John’s wort can decrease the amount of Dexilant in your body. Lower amounts of Dexilant can make it less effective.
What are the side effects of Dexilant 60 mg?
However, serious adverse events of hypertension have been reported in association with twice daily doses of Dexilant 60 mg. Nonserious adverse reactions observed with twice daily doses of Dexilant 60 mg include hot flashes, contusion, oropharyngeal pain, and weight loss.
Does Dexilant cause Clostridium diff?
Published observational studies suggest that PPI therapy like Dexilant may be associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile -associated diarrhea, especially in hospitalized patients. This diagnosis should be considered for diarrhea that does not improve [see Adverse Reactions (6.2)].
Where can I get support for Dexilant?
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Inc., the manufacturer of Dexilant, offers the Dexilant Advantage Program. For more information and to find out if you’re eligible for support, call 866-279-5598 or visit the program website. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Dexilant.
How effective is Dexilant for heartburn?
In this group, half of the people took Dexilant and half took a placebo (a treatment with no active drug). During the study, people who took Dexilant were heartburn-free on 54.9% of the days.
What temperature can Dexilant be stored at?
If needed, you can store Dexilant at temperatures between 59°F and 86°F (15°C and 30°C) for short periods of time. You should store Dexilant in a tightly sealed container.
Can Dexilant be used for C diff?
C. diff is type of bacteria that naturally occurs in the gut. At normal levels, C. diff is not considered an infection. However, the bacteria can multiply and become an infection. Your doctor may do tests to check if you have a bacterial infection. If needed, they can prescribe antibiotics to treat your infection. Dexilant may cause abdominal pain.