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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
I started taking Plavix once a day and I also take Prevacid (lansoprazole) and on occasion Prilosec. Is there any interactions with these drugs?
Absolutely: There is a well know interaction between plavix and proton pump inhibitors. Plavix is a prodrug(inactive) and is activated in the liver. This process of activation is blocked by proton oump inhibitors. Specifically with nexium and prilosec, also somewhat with other ppis. The only one safe to use is dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and possibly protonix. Or change plavix to effient or brilinta under guidance of MD ...Read more
Wat are the effects of taking prevacid (lansoprazole) clonazepam and lithium orotate together? These medication safe to combine? I need a 2nd opinion
Klonopin/Lithium: As tolerated, they should be safe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is herbalife a medication or vitamin because i think I have acid reflux I have prevacid (lansoprazole) but I have been drinking herbalife?
Oh, my goodness: Herbalife is a multilevel marketing (mlm) company which makes all kinds of herbal supplements and vitamins as well as other personal care products. Its "distributors" sell them at a large profit. I don't know which product(s) you've been using, but these are not medications -- nor are they held to the same standards medications are before being offered to the public. ...Read more
Not at all: No they are all, as you said PPI's and appear to provide similar relief. Some are more expensive than others and drug companies would like you to believe their PPI works better than the generic. It is my belief that in general, you should stick with generic medications. Do not fall for the marketing hype. ...Read more
Experiencing acid reflux symptoms, at advice of np recommended OTC prevacid daily and Zantac (ranitidine) 75 prn. Been on it a month and have improved, just got insurance but need a prescription drug. What do you recommend?
Do I need to continue taking Prevacid (lansoprazole) after completion of triple-drug therapy for eradication of an H. Pylori infection?
I experience heart burn probably 2-3 times each week, especially at nigh is there more i can do other than treat it with OTC medication like prevacid (lansoprazole)?
Yes: U may want to see GI specialist as other potentially curable condions can exists! ...Read more
Recovering from virus, used advil, (ibuprofen) sudafed nyquil. Now have bad acid reflux with gagging. On prevacid/antacids but still gagging. Diet? Drugs?
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