A 33-year-old female asked:
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take 30mg of prevacid (lansoprazole) daily for almost 1 yr for chronic gastritis. is this safe to be on long term? if i want to d/c what is the most comfortable way?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, this : Medication is designed primarily for short term use. Consult with gastroenterologist regarding the risks v. Benefits of taking it for more than one year. There are other medications that you can try, probably not as effective though.
Answered on May 8, 2015

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