Breckenridge Launches Generic Prevacid Capsules

Breckenridge announced that the FDA has granted final approval for the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules, the generic version of Takeda‘s Prevacid.

Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor indicated in triple therapy or dual therapy for H. pylori eradication in duodenal ulcer disease, short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer, active benign gastric ulcer, erosive esophagitis (EE), symptomatic GERD, and NSAID-associated gastric ulcers when NSAID use is continued. It is also indicated to reduce risk of NSAID-associated gastric ulcer in patients with history of gastric ulcer who need an NSAID, for maintenance of healing of duodenal ulcer and EE, and for long-term treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions (eg, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome).

Lansoprazole is available in 15mg and 30mg strength delayed-release capsules.

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