Prevacid (Lansoprazole) for IBS | myIBSteam

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Prevacid is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) treat digestive complaints including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and duodenal ulcers. It may be prescribed off-label for some people who have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and for whom other medications have not worked. Prevacid is also known by its drug name, Lansoprazole.

Prevacid is a proton pump inhibitor. It is believed that Prevacid works by limiting the release of acid into the stomach.

How do I take it?
Prevacid is generally taken once or twice daily.

Prevacid comes in capsule and disintegrating tablet forms.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Prevacid lists common side effects including nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, and diarrhea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Prevacid include kidney problems, osteoporosis, vitamin B-12 deficiency, and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Prevacid – Takeda

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