These highlights do not include all the information needed to use PREVACID and PREVACID SOLUTAB safely and effectively. See full prescribing information.
Cardiovascular System – angina, arrhythmia, bradycardia, cerebrovascular accident/cerebral infarction, hypertension/hypotension, migraine, myocardial infarction, palpitations, shock (circulatory failure), syncope, tachycardia, vasodilation.
Short-Term Treatment of Erosive Esophagitis.
For more information specific to antibacterial agents (clarithromycin and amoxicillin) indicated for use in combination with PREVACID, refer to WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS sections of those prescribing information.
The active ingredient in PREVACID Delayed-Release Capsules and PREVACID SoluTab Delayed- Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets is lansoprazole.
Worldwide, over 10,000 patients have been treated with PREVACID in Phase 2 or Phase 3 clinical trials involving various dosages and durations of treatment. In general, PREVACID treatment has been well-tolerated in both short-term and long-term trials.
USE IN OTHER FOODS AND LIQUIDS HAS NOT BEEN STUDIED CLINICALLY AND IS THEREFORE NOT RECOMMENDED.
These events are listed below by COSTART body system. The majority of these cases are foreign-sourced and a relationship to PREVACID has not been established.
Brand Names: FIRST Lansoprazole, Prevacid, Prevacid OTC, Prevacid SoluTab, Prevacid I.V. Prevacid (lansoprazole) belongs to a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. Over-the-counter Prevacid OTC is used to treat frequent heartburn that happens 2 or more days per week.
Availability Rx/OTC Rx and/or OTC.
frequent chest pain, heartburn with wheezing; unexplained weight loss;
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take Prevacid if you have liver disease, or low levels of magnesium in your blood.
Some forms of Prevacid may contain phenylalanine. l your doctor if you have phenylketonuria.
Prevacid is not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms.
l your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. This medicine is not expected to harm an unborn baby.
an electrolyte imbalance or metabolic disorder.
Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Find patient medical information for Prevacid Oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.
Swallow the medication whole. Doing so may destroy the drug. Or you may empty the capsule's contents into a small amount (2 ounces or 60 milliliters) of juice, stir, and drink the mixture right away without chewing it. If you have trouble swallowing the capsule, you may open the capsule and sprinkle its contents on a spoonful of soft food (such as applesauce, cottage cheese, yogurt) and swallow the mixture right away without chewing it. Then rinse the glass with more juice and drink to make sure you have taken the entire dose.
Information on lansoprazole (Heartburn Relief 24 Hour, Heartburn Treatment 24 Hour, Prevacid 24), a drug used to treat ulcers of the stomach.
He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist.
High doses and long-term use (1 year or longer) may increase the risk of osteoporosis -related fractures of the hip, wrist, or spine. Proton pump inhibitors may increase the risk of Clostridium difficile infection. Prolonged use also reduces absorption of vitamin B12 ( cyanocobalamin ).
Analysis of patients taking PPIs for long periods of time showed an increased risk of heart attacks.