Kapidex

Active Ingredient(s): Dexlansoprazole
FDA Approved: * January 30, 2009
Pharm Company: * TAKEDA GLOBAL
Category: Gastrointestinal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Kapidex Overview

Dexlansoprazole, sold under the trade name Dexilant among others, is a medication which reduces stomach acid.[2] It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.[2] Effectiveness is similar to other proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).[3] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea.[2] Serious side effects may include osteoporosis, low blood magnesium, Clostridium diffic...

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Symptoms

Re: KAPIDEX..Racing..heart beat, usually occurs at night. usual and customary for me....60 BPM. now! > 110 BPM..resting! Constipation, I am 56 YO, heart patient. Never in my life have I experienced this degree of discomfort, not to mention the danger of straining at the stool associated with acute coronary MI or stroke.While on Kapidex I felt profoundly depressed. This symptom ended with DC of drug. I am now dealing with a virulent constipation. Anyone experience similar symtoms? The PDR does not mention these symptoms as anything but rare? ## I have been removed from taking Lexapro and told to cut my Lipitor 10mg tablets in half. What will be my withdrawal symptoms and how long will yhet last? ## Kapidex contains the active ingredient Dexlansoprazole, it is most commonly used to tr...

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Kapidex and rash

I have broken out in a rash around my neck, shoulders, arms and legs really bad. Didn't know what was the cause. Went to dr. he said it looked like a inward reaction and nothing topical. Well, I had started taking Dexilant (Kapidex) just about the time I broke out. My question is ....those of you who have experienced this? How long did the rash last after you stopped taken it? ## So glad to know I am not alone. I started Delixant/Kapidex 3 weeks ago.After about a week I had a rash on my hands and arms. I continued taking the medicine because I was not fully convinced it was the culprit. After another week my itchy red rash had spread from arms to the rest of my body. I called the doctor and they said to come so they could rule at eczema. Byt the time I call in to see the doctor I wa...

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Kapidex common side effects

Took Kapidex sample for ten days had spots all over my shoulder leaving permanent marks. Is this a common side effect of Kapidex? ## Kapidex (active ingredient Dexlansoprazole) has been launched in the US for use in the treatment and maintenance of patients with erosive oesophagitis and non-erosive reflux disease, i.e. gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD or GORD). To learn more click on the link below.... Common side effects while taking Kapidex are: Stomach ache (bloating, gas, diarrhea), nausea, respiratory tract infection, and vomiting. More serious side effects are: Serious allergic reactions that may cause iching due to a rash, trouble breathing, peeling/swollen skin, and blistering. Are your spots similar to blisters? If so I would seek medical attention right away. If these a...

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Tp 60

light blue capsule with the imprint TP on the top and 60 in the bottom. any clues? ## Kai, I think the imprint code is kind of hard to read, but it should say TAP 60 (where the TAP is kind of like a logo with the letter A coming off the T so I can see why you might have mistaken it as just TP - just so you know, the logo belongs to Takeda Pharmaceuticals). At any rate, the blue capsule which you are describing is Kapidex 60 mg, which is used "in the treatment and maintenance of patients with erosive oesophagitis and non-erosive gastro-oesophageal reflux disease" [1] You can read more about this drug at: Do you have any questions or information to add? Please post back if you do...

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c k kapidex

why kalium durule caused diarrhea? what is the scientific explaination for that question? ## I don't know what the scientific explanation is and I am not sure that there really is one that explains it. Medication side effects occur, even with supplements, because you are putting a new substance into your body and it isn't used to it.. Some people's bodies adjust well and do not react, at all. While others can experience severe problems from it and no one really knows why this happens. If you are experiencing diarrhea, make sure to drink more liquids, to avoid dehydration and contact your doctor if it becomes a severe problem. Are there any questions or comments?

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SIde Effects of Kapidex

I have a rash on my back, that has now turned into a burning sensation - am using cortizone creams, etc. If this doesn't help I will have to go to the doctor ## I have a unexplained rash too. Had started taken Kapidex. Did research and convinced this is the cause. How long has your lasted?

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Kapidex drug interactions or side effects?

Had ONE dose of Kapidex this morning. Never had one before. One hour later I started with severe aching all over, diahrrea, an echoing rattling in my head (yes, I've already done about as many jokes about that as I can think of :-) ) a really bad headache, dizziness, nausea, and muscles feel tight. Other than that I'm fine!!! Could this be the result of drug interaction--I take about seven antidepressants, plus meds for Crohn's Disease. Or--are these complaints just side effects? It's an elongated, small turquoise capsule. ## I talked with the gastroenterologist on call. He told me not to take it anymore. Too many side effects that didn't make sense. Being a Saturday, the doctor suggested to check with my regular doctor next Monday. The two main things that especiall...

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kapidex has anyone tried it

need info on kapidex ## Start taking Kapidex 5 days ago, still no relef for my bitter taste in my mouth and burping. Any information when medication start working. ## What dose are you taking, and for how long are you supposed to be taking it? ## I have taken kapidex for 10 days trial ended having severe skin reaction which left me with permanent marks all over my back ## I had a burning in my chest for 3 weeks. One dose and most of the symptoms were gone. Second dose all gone. Seems to work for me. ## how long do you have to be on the kapidex before it starts to work? taking 60 mg. once daily ## Hi Addie. The prescribing information states that there are various stages of treatment. A 60 mg dose once per day is indicated for the healing of erosive esophagitis and could be taken for up ...

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Kapidex withdrawal

I took Kapidex for 40 days. I stopped 5 days ago and now my insides are on fire and I have diarrhea. How long do the withdrawl effects last? ## Kapidex contains the active ingredient Dexslansoprazole, it is a Proton Pump Inhibitor used to treat conditions such as heartburn and GERD. That said, 40 days is not too long of a time to be on this, though some of what you are experiencing is probably a rebound effect from stopping it abruptly. The worst of the withdrawal effects should start to taper off after a week to 10 days, though some may still linger for a little while afterwards. Have you spoken to your doctor about this?

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reactive arthritis kapidex

Has anyone with Reactive Arthritis taken Kapidex? I really bad reflux with largxspasms and the Md placed me on this med. today. I have read that someone with Reactive Arthritis can have Steven Johnson syndrome with meds and I have had this also in the past and one of the severe side effects to this med is SJS? ## Kapidex contains the active ingredient Dexslansoprazole. This is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat Acid Reflux, heartburn and similar conditions. I don't see anything in the warnings regarding Reactive Arthritis and Steven Johnson syndrome, though. Have you tried talking to your doctor about your concerns?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dexlansoprazole
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 30mg, 60mg, 90mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 60mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release, Orally Disintegrating: 30mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, Delayed Release: 30mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Kapidex: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54868-5998 Kapidex 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Dexlansoprazole or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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Kapidex common side effects
Took Kapidex sample for ten days had spots all over my shoulder leaving permanent marks. Is this a common side effect of... 24 replies
kapidex has anyone tried it
need info on kapidex ## Start taking Kapidex 5 days ago, still no relef for my bitter taste in my mouth and burping. Any... 10 replies
Kapidex and rash
I have broken out in a rash around my neck, shoulders, arms and legs really bad. Didn't know what was the cause. Wen... 6 replies
Kapidex works for me
After the Dr.'s ran out of acid reflux drug medication that would work for me, they gave me a sample of Kapidex a mo... 3 replies
Kapidex drug interactions or side effects?
Had ONE dose of Kapidex this morning. Never had one before. One hour later I started with severe aching all over, diahrr... 2 replies
Kapidex withdrawal
I took Kapidex for 40 days. I stopped 5 days ago and now my insides are on fire and I have diarrhea. How long do the wit... 1 reply
Kapidex and Grapefruit juice?
Is it safe to consume grapefruit juice while taking Kapidex medication? ## I located that during a study while taking De... 1 reply
c k kapidex
why kalium durule caused diarrhea? what is the scientific explaination for that question? ## I don't know what the s... 1 reply
SIde Effects of Kapidex
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reactive arthritis kapidex
Has anyone with Reactive Arthritis taken Kapidex? I really bad reflux with largxspasms and the Md placed me on this med.... 1 reply