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Is prevacid (lansoprazole) an antacid?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Prevacid (lansoprazole)

Prevacid is the branded equivalent of lansoprazole, an oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of drugs.
This is different from an antacid, which neutralizes the acid you've already produced.

In brief: Prevacid (lansoprazole)

Prevacid is the branded equivalent of lansoprazole, an oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor (ppi) class of drugs.
This is different from an antacid, which neutralizes the acid you've already produced.
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