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Lansoprazole (Prevacid)

Also known as Prevacid


Lansoprazole is a proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the stomach's production of gastric acids. It is manufactured by a number of companies worldwide under several brand names. In the United States it was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1995.

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DEA Class 4 meaning a low potential for abuse and low risk of dependence.

Estimated Total Cost: $96.31 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed lansoprazole to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), cystic fibrosis, esophagitis, and intestinal malabsorption.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take lansoprazole if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking lansoprazole most commonly experience side effects like diarrhea, pain, and abdominal pain.

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