PREVACID- lansoprazole tablet, orally disintegrating, delayed release 
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MEDICATION GUIDE

PREVACID (prev-a-sid)
(lansoprazole)
Delayed-Release Capsules
and
PREVACID SoluTab (prev-a-sid sol-u-tab)
(lansoprazole)
Delayed-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking PREVACID and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.

What is the most important information that I should know about PREVACID?

PREVACID may help your acid-related symptoms, but you could still have serious stomach problems. Talk with your doctor.

PREVACID can cause serious side effects, including:

Call your doctor right away if you have watery stool, stomach pain, and fever that does not go away.

PREVACID can have other serious side effects. See “What are the possible side effects of PREVACID?”

What is PREVACID?

PREVACID is a prescription medicine called a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PREVACID reduces the amount of acid in your stomach.

PREVACID is used in adults:

PREVACID is used in children and adolescents (ages 1 to 17):

PREVACID is not effective for symptoms of GERD in children under the age of 1 year.

Who should not take PREVACID?

What should I tell my doctor before taking PREVACID?

Before you take PREVACID, tell your doctor if you:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

PREVACID may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how PREVACID works.

Especially tell your doctor if you take:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure.

Know the medicines that you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take PREVACID?

What are the possible side effects of PREVACID?

PREVACID can cause serious side effects, including:

Tell your doctor right away if you develop any of these symptoms:

Your doctor may check the level of magnesium in your body before you start taking PREVACID, or during treatment; if you will be taking PREVACID for a long period of time.

The most common side effects of PREVACID in adults and children include:

Other side effects:

Your doctor may stop PREVACID if these symptoms happen.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of PREVACID. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store PREVACID?

Keep PREVACID and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about PREVACID

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use PREVACID for conditions for which it was not prescribed. Do not give PREVACID to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about PREVACID. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about PREVACID that is written for healthcare professionals.

For more information go to www.PREVACID.com or call 1-877-825-3327.

What are the ingredients in PREVACID?

Active ingredient: lansoprazole.

Inactive ingredients in PREVACID Delayed-Release Capsules:

Sugar sphere, sucrose, methacrylic acid copolymer, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, starch, magnesium carbonate, talc, polyethylene glycol, titanium dioxide, polysorbate 80, hydroxypropyl cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, D&C Red No. 28, FD&C Blue No. 1, and FD&C Red No. 40.

In addition PREVACID 15 mg Capsule only: FD&C Green No. 3.

Inactive ingredients in PREVACID SoluTab Delayed-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets:

Mannitol, methacrylic acid, hydroxypropyl cellulose, lactose monohydrate-microcrystalline cellulose sphere, triethyl citrate, crospovidone, polyacrylate, magnesium carbonate, aspartame, glyceryl monostearate, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, citric acid, titanium dioxide, talc, artificial strawberry flavor, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80 and ferric oxide.

PREVACID SoluTab contains phenylalanine 2.5 mg per 15 mg Tablet and 5.1 mg per 30 mg Tablet.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Revised: September 2012

PRV012 R43

Instructions for Use

PREVACID (prev-a-sid)
(lansoprazole)
Delayed-Release Capsules
and
PREVACID SoluTab (prev-a-sid sol-u-tab)
(lansoprazole)
Delayed-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets

PREVACID Delayed-Release Capsules

PREVACID should not be used in foods or liquids not listed above.

How should I store PREVACID?

Keep PREVACID and all medicines out of the reach of children.

This Instruction for Use has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Distributed by:
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
Deerfield, IL 60015

Revised: September 2012

PREVACID is a trademark registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and SoluTab is a trademark of Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and used under license by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

All other trademark names are the property of their respective owners.

©1995 - 2012 Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

PRV012 R43

Revised: 07/2013
 
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