lansoprazole (generic name)
Prevacid (brand name)
It prevents the production of acid in the stomach
(lan SOE pra zole)
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What is this medicine?LANSOPRAZOLE (lan SOE pra zole) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It reduces symptoms and helps to heal injury to the esophagus in patients with erosive esophagitis.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?This medicine is for infusion into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
What should I watch for while using this medicine?It can take several days before your stomach pains get better. Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
Where should I keep my medicine?This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.