The use is by oral route. Basically, the dosage is 30 mg once a day (before meals, for 30-40 minutes). Capsule should be consumed by washing with water (150-200 ml), without chewing. If it is impossible to take the medicine in this way, you can open the capsule, and then dissolve the powder in it in the apple juice (enough 1 full spoonful), then immediately swallow, without chewing the mixture. A similar procedure is carried out when the drug is administered by a nasogastric tube.
Regarding the duration of the therapeutic course, as well as the size of the doses - they are determined by the attending doctor, taking into account the nature of the course of the pathology, as well as the clinical picture.
During the day, you can take no more than 60 mg LS, and for people with disorders in the liver - no more than 30 mg. Dosages can be increased in people with ulcerogenic pancreatic adenoma.
If you need to take 2-day doses, you need to drink one of them in the morning, before breakfast, and the second - in the evening, before dinner.
In case of non-use of medicines in the prescribed period, it is required to drink the capsule as soon as possible after this period. But if there is not enough time to consume the next capsule, it is not necessary to take the missed dosage.
With an ulcer of the duodenum: the active phases of the pathology are treated with 30 mg once a day for the 0.5-1 month. When eliminating ulcers, provoked by the use of NSAIDs, the dosage is the same as indicated above, and the treatment period is 1-2 months.
In the prevention of ulcers that have appeared due to prolonged use of NSAIDs, people at risk (over 65 years of age or having an ulcer of duodenum gut or gastritis) - daily dose is 15 mg. If there is no effect, increase it to 30 mg.
Benign form of the gastric ulcer: when eliminating the active phase, it is necessary to drink 30 mg of LS per day only for 2 months. During the therapy of ulcers that have arisen because of the use of NSAIDs, the drug in the same dose is applied in the period of 1-2 months.
When treating GERD: it is recommended to drink 15-30 mg per day. With such treatment, the condition improves rapidly. Individual dosage is also considered. If there is no improvement after the first month of using drugs in a daily dose of 30 mg, additional testing is required.
In the case of treatment of severe or moderate esophagitis, it is required to take 30 mg of medication per day once during the first month. If the pathology is not eliminated for the specified period of time, the course can be extended for another 1 month.
With prolonged prevention of relapse of the erosive form of esophagitis, a single daily dose is 15-30 mg. The efficacy and safety of maintenance treatment at such doses in the 12-month period is confirmed.
Destruction of the microbe Helicobacter pylori: taking in the morning and evening (both times before meals) 30 mg of the drug. Use capsules is required in the period of 1-2 weeks in combination with antibiotics in accordance with a selected treatment regimen.
Ulcerogenic pancreatic adenoma: the dosage size is determined individually, taking into account that the basal acid extraction index is not higher than 10 mmol / h. At the beginning of treatment it is recommended to drink once a day for 60 mg before the morning meal. In case of daily intake of more than 120 mg, half the dosage should be consumed before breakfast, and the second part before the evening meal. The course lasts until the symptoms of the disease disappear.