Prevacid 24hr

  • Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers

Prevacid 24hr Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Lansoprazole 15mg; e-c delayed-release granules in caps.

Pharmacological Class

Proton pump inhibitor.

How Supplied

Caps—14, 28, 42


Prevacid 24hr Indications


Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week). Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn (may take 1–4 days for full effect).

Prevacid 24hr Dosage and Administration


Swallow whole. Take before eating in the AM. ≥18yrs: 15mg once daily for 14 days; may repeat 14-day course every 4 months.


<18yrs: not recommended.

Prevacid 24hr Contraindications


Trouble or pain swallowing food. Vomiting with blood. Bloody or black stools. Chest or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck, or shoulders; or lightheadedness.

Prevacid 24hr Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Prevacid 24hr Warnings/Precautions


Heartburn >3 months. Frequent wheezing. Unexplained weight loss. Nausea/vomiting. Stomach pain. Discontinue and reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days, require >1 course of treatment every 4 months; allergic reaction (eg, skin reddening, blisters), diarrhea, rash, or joint pain develops. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Prevacid 24hr Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Prevacid 24hr Interactions


May affect or be affected by blood-thinning agents (eg, warfarin, clopidogrel, cilostazol), antifungals, digoxin, diazepam, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, antiretrovirals, methotrexate.

Prevacid 24hr Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Diarrhea, rash, joint pain.

Prevacid 24hr Clinical Trials

See Literature

Prevacid 24hr Note

Not Applicable

Prevacid 24hr Patient Counseling

See Literature