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A 37-year-old female asked:

Baby 4 months old, still struggling with silent reflux. was given 7, 5 mg prevacid (lansoprazole) 1xday but now less effective. can i go up to 11, 25 mg. side effects?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Prevacid (lansoprazole): Yes as the baby's weight increases the dose of Prevacid (lansoprazole) should increase.
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Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Call your doctor: Any medication changes on a prescription medicine need to be recommended by your doctor. Call your doctor for his/her particular advice. Don't adjust the dosage on your own.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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