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What Not to Take with Lansoprazole?

Andrew Bellingham

Andrew Bellingham

Pharmacist | 20+ Years | BPharm | Dip Clin Pharm

Lansoprazole is a medication used to treat stomach and esophageal problems by reducing stomach acid. It helps with conditions like indigestion, heartburn, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), peptic ulcers, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

To ensure the effectiveness of your lansoprazole prescription and your well-being, it’s important to be aware of the potential interactions with other drugs and substances that can occur when taking it.

You should inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medication before you start your lansoprazole treatment: 

  • Antibiotics: Rifampicin
  • Antifungal drugs: Itraconazole, Ketoconazole, Posaconazole
  • Antidepressant: Fluvoxamine
  • Antifungal drugs: Itraconazole, Ketoconazole, Posaconazole
  • Blood clot preventatives: Clopidogrel, Warfarin
  • Epilepsy medicine: Phenytoin
  • Heart medicine: Digoxin
  • HIV medications
  • Psoriasis and arthritis medicine: Methotrexate


Taking any of these medications with lansoprazole can increase your chances of side effects, or can prevent one of the medications from working as it should. 

Common Side Effects - more than 1 in 100 people

These side effects are usually mild and temporary. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if any become persistent or bothersome:

Serious Side Effects - call 111 or visit

While serious side effects from Lansoprazole are rare, it’s essential to be aware of them and seek immediate medical attention if they occur.

If you are experiencing any of the following side effects, please call 111 or visit straight away: 

  • Severe & Prolonged Diarrhoea
  • Severe Stomach Pain
  • Muscle & Joint Pain

Allergic Reaction - Call 999 Now

Some people may experience severe allergic reactions to Lansoprazole, which can be life-threatening.

If you encounter any of the following symptoms, call emergency services (999) right away:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of the face or throat
  • Severe skin rash
  • Hives

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