What is dexlansoprazole (Dexilant)?

Dexlansoprazole (Dexilant) is a prescription medication used to reduce stomach acid and treat heartburn, especially for people who have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or erosive esophagitis. Dexlansoprazole is in the drug class called the proton-pump inhibitors. It comes in a capsule and is taken by mouth once daily.

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