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A 85-year-old female asked:

I have been taking prevacid (lansoprazole) for about 19 years for my acid condition. should i cease to take it and change to another drug for acid reflux ? please

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Depends: If you have been comfortable with Prevacid all these years , why change it ?I hope you have had an endoscopy done , if not i recommend you get it done. If you want you can try Zantac (ranitidine)

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