Prevacid Oral Capsule, Gastro-Resistant Sprinkles 15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Prevacid: Oral capsule, gastro-resistant sprinkles (15mg)

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Prevacid 15mg DR Cap
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Prevacid 15mg DR Cap
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Prevacid 15mg DR Cap
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc
Pill Identification: TAP PREVACID 15 
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Prevacid 15mg DR Cap

What is this Medicine?

LANSOPRAZOLE (lan SOE pra zole) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, certain bacteria in the stomach, inflammation of the esophagus, and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It can also be used to prevent and treat ulcers in patients taking medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Prevacid: Oral capsule, gastro-resistant sprinkles(15mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Prevacid 15mg Delayed-Release Capsule

NDC: 000676286
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Esophagitis, Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, Dyspepsia, NSAID-induced Ulcer Prophylaxis, Gastric Ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Pyrosis (heartburn)

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F
Protect from extreme heat
Protect from moisture
Avoid excessive humidity
Prevacid 15mg Delayed-Release Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Prevacid 15mg Delayed-Release Capsule

Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Gynecomastia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bad Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Periods Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inceased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Causing To Be Hungry Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mass Trapped In Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Parosmia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pelvic Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drooping Eyelids Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Stool Discoloration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tenesmus Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pain Of The Urethra Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolysis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hiccups Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hostility Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Thyroid Gland Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Extra Saliva Production Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Eyes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Eyes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cataracts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breast Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-7.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Prevacid 15mg Delayed-Release Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Prevacid 15mg Delayed-Release Capsule(Lansoprazole)
Food and Lansoprazole(Lansoprazole)
Food may decrease the amount of Lansoprazole absorbed by the stomach, which can decrease the acid reducing effects of Lansoprazole. To limit this interaction, take Lansoprazole on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes prior to a meal whenever possible.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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