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PREVACID(R) (lansopraxole)

Company: TAP Pharmaceuticals
Approval Status: Approved April 1998
Treatment for: heartburn
Areas: Gastrointestinal

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General Information

TAP Holdings received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for PREVACID(R) (lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules in the short-term treatment of Symptomatic GERD. The most common symptom of GERD is heartburn caused by the reflux of gastric juices from the stomach into the esophagus.

Side Effects

PREVACID is well tolerated. The most frequently reported adverse events included headache, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

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PREVACID Drug Information

The Prevacid drug information shown above is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.

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