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Doctor insights on: Long Term Side Effects Of Prevacid

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Long term side effects of taking prevacid or protonix (pantoprazole)?

Long term side effects of taking prevacid or protonix (pantoprazole)?

PPI side effects: Prevacid, protonix, (pantoprazole) Prilosec (& their generic equivalents) are similar, very well tolerated medications called proton pump inhibitors. In the short term they can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap)--like bone thinning, low magnesium, c.Difficile. ...Read more

Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
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Prevacid (Definition)

Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more


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What are the side effects of prevacid (lansoprazole) for stomach acid?

What are the side effects of prevacid (lansoprazole) for stomach acid?

Headache,: Abdominal pain, diarrhea are the most common (albeit infrequent) short time side effects of prevacid (lansoprazole). Long term, high dose, may be associated with osteoporosis, low magnesium, and perhaps GI infections, but the risk is low. Nonetheless, we recommend using this class of drugs in the lowest dose that will control symptoms. If side effects occur, or symptoms do no resolve, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Prevacid (lansoprazole) 30 mg side effects?

Prevacid (lansoprazole) 30 mg side effects?

Prevacid (lansoprazole) S.E.'s: Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a very well tolerated medication, but in the short term it can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap). ...Read more

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Side effects of taking prevacid (lansoprazole) for my stomach?

Side effects of taking prevacid (lansoprazole) for my stomach?

Side effect: Headache diarrhea constipation pancreatitis fractures low magnesium. However, your question is not proper unless you talk to doctor. Side effects are not common with this medication. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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On lansoprazole, worried about side effects?

On lansoprazole, worried about side effects?

Few: Really don't need to worry too much about side effects. They're few and long term use can lead to problems such as osteoporosis and a slight increased risk of certain types of infection. Generally, though, these are quite safe. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Lansoprazole (Definition)

Proton pump inhibitor that decreases acid ...Read more