new proton pump inhibitor called Kapidex

Please see FDA information concerning the name change of Kapidex

Reps are promoting a new proton pump inhibitor called Kapidex (dexlansoprazole). It's just the R-isomer of Prevacid (lansoprazole).

Reps will point out that Kapidex releases the drug in two prolong its acid-suppressant effect.

But outcomes are similar with all the PPIs.

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