dexlansoprazole

noun
dex·​lan·​so·​pra·​zole | \ ˌdeks-ˌlan-ˈsō-prə-ˌzōl How to pronounce dexlansoprazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of dexlansoprazole

: a drug C16H14F3N3O2S that acts as a proton pump inhibitor to reduce gastric acid secretion and is administered orally in the treatment of heartburn associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease and to promote healing of acid-related erosive esophagitis

Note: Dexlansoprazole is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of lansoprazole. It is marketed under the trademark Dexilant.

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