Product Details
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Prevacid 24HR
Active Ingredients
In each capsule:
Lansoprazole 15mg; Acid reducer

Uses
  • treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
  • not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect
Warnings
Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to lansoprazole

Do Not Use
  • if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
Ask a Doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
  • heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
  • chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
  • frequent chest pain
  • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • unexplained weight loss
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking
  • warfarin (blood-thinning medicine)
  • prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
  • digoxin (heart medicine)
  • theophylline (asthma medicine)
  • tacrolimus (immune system medicine)
  • atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • your heartburn continues or worsens
  • you need to take this product for more than 14 days
  • you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
  • you get diarrhea
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep Out of Reach of Children

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Directions
adults 18 years of age and older
  • this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
  • it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours 14-Day Course of Treatment
  • swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning
  • take every day for 14 days
  • do not take more than 1 capsule a day
  • swallow whole. Do not crush or chew capsules
  • do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
  • Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed)
  • you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
  • do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.
Other Information
  • read the directions, warnings and package insert before use
  • keep the carton and package insert. They contain important information.
  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • keep product out of high heat and humidity
  • protect product from moisture
Inactive Ingredients
Colloidal silicon dioxide, D&C red No. 28, FD&C blue No. 1, FD&C Green No. 3, FD&C red No. 40, gelatin, hydroxypropyl cellulose, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium carbonate, methacryclic acid copolymner, polyethylene glicol, polysorbate 80, starch, sucrose, sugar sphere, talc, titatinum dioxide
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