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Doctor insights on: Coming Off Prevacid

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Sore throat liquid coming up when drinking water eat pudding feel full then second cup of pudding feel better Prevacid it doesn't work

Sore throat liquid coming up when drinking water eat pudding feel full then second cup of pudding feel better Prevacid it doesn't work

Possible reflux: there are other medications you can try out there like nexium or Prilosec. Observe if you have any acid taste in your mouth , or wake up with acid in your mouth at night. Do your have heartburn?This could point you towards reflux as a cause. You can try antacids like tums or mylanta or maalox but do not take them with Prilosec or the nexium as it inactivates the meds and will not work. ...Read more

Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
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Prevacid (Definition)

Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor that decreases stomach acid production. The generic for is called lansoprazole. It comes in over the counter strength of 15mg and ...Read more


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Is it OK to take 2 OTC Prevacid 15 mg a day? If so, take both at the same time or space them out?

Is it OK to take 2 OTC Prevacid 15 mg a day? If so, take both at the same time or space them out?

Either works, but...: Prescription-strength Prevacid is 30mg daily, so two 15mg OTC pills achieves the same dose. Be wary however of self-medication, particularly if your dyspeptic symptoms are atypical, are progressive, or prove refractory to conventional agents. ...Read more

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What are the medical effects of prevacid?

Prevacid: Prevacid reduces acid production in the stomach and helps alleviate the discomforts from functional dyspepsia or gastroesophageal reflux. Its common adverse effects include constipation, diarrhea, headache, nausea and stomach pain. Reports have surfaced that hip fractures have been observed in those taking the medicine for long periods. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get discounted prevacid solutabs?

Prevacid: Prevacid now comes in generic form (lansoprazole) which is cheaper. I was just advised by a pharmacist that solutab has been on back order or discontinued. ...Read more

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Can Prevacid decrease your appetite ?

Can Prevacid decrease your appetite ?

It: Has been reported in the side effect profile. But rare. If symptoms started after you started medicine. Stop the med. And call you doctor ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Lansoprazole (Definition)

Proton pump inhibitor that decreases acid ...Read more