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Prevacid®24HR Acid Reducer, 42 Capsules

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Features:

Lansoprazole 15mg., Delayed Release Capsules

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    The acid reducer medicine in Prevacid® is now available over the counter for the treatment of frequent heartburn as Prevacid®24HR (lansoprazole delayed-release capsules 15mg/acid reducer).  

    Drug Facts:
    Use:
    • Treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)  
    • Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn   
    • Drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

    Directions:
    Adults who are 18 years or older
    • 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.

    Active Ingredient (in each capsule)- Purpose
    Lansoprazole 15 mg - Acid Reducer

    Inactive Ingredients:
    Colloidol 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, Methacrylic Acid Copolymer, Polyethylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Starch ,Sucrose, Sugar Sphere, Talc, Titanium Dioxide.

    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 2 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, 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

    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.

    Other Information
    • Read the directions, warnings and package insert before use  
    • Keep the carton and package insert. They contain important information.  
    • Store at 68-77 degrees Fahrenheit (20-25 degrees Celsius)  
    • Keep product out of high heat and humidity  
    • Protect product from moisture

    ©2009 Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. Use as directed. May take 1-4 days for full effect. Prevacid® is a registered trademark of Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., and is used under license.


    Model: prilosec