Lansoprazole is under the drug classification proton pump inhibitors. The main objective of this medication is to reduce the level of stomach produced. Some of the ailments that this medication aims to treat are erosive esophagitis which are esophageal damages caused by excess acid and intestinal ulcers. Aside from these two, Lansoprazole is used to treat conditions like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
To read a patient information leaflet click here https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/PIL.32537.latest.pdf