Prevacid 24hr Generic Name & Formulations
Lansoprazole 15mg; e-c delayed-release granules in caps.
Proton pump inhibitor.
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
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
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
Diarrhea, rash, joint pain.
Prevacid 24hr Clinical Trials
Prevacid 24hr Note
Prevacid 24hr Patient Counseling