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Kapidex

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Kapidex Delayed Release Capsules

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OVERDOSE

There have been no reports of significant overdose of KAPIDEX (dexlansoprazole delayed release capsules) . Multiple doses of KAPIDEX (dexlansoprazole delayed release capsules) 120 mg and a single dose of KAPIDEX (dexlansoprazole delayed release capsules) 300 mg did not result in death or other severe adverse events. Dexlansoprazole is not expected to be removed from the circulation by hemodialysis. If an overdose occurs, treatment should be symptomatic and supportive.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

KAPIDEX (dexlansoprazole delayed release capsules) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any component of the formulation [see DESCRIPTION]. Hypersensitivity and anaphylaxis have been reported with KAPIDEX use [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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