What are dexlansoprazole delayed-release capsules?

Dexlansoprazole delayed-release capsules are used to heal irritation of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is associated with excessive acidity in the stomach, and dexlansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that reduces acid production. It is a prescription drug known by the brand name Dexilant (formerly Kapidex). A generic version of the drug is not available.

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