Prevacid Coupon - Prevacid 15mg capsule


Lansoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used to treat GERD, heartburn, gastric ulcer, and duodenal ulcer. It works by reducing acid in the stomach. It is also approved for use in combination with antibiotics for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. It is available by prescription and over the counter. Lansoprazole is also available as brand name Prevacid and over the counter as Prevacid 24HR. Compare proton pump inhibitors.
Prevacid Coupon - Prevacid 15mg capsule

Prevacid Side Effects

What should I watch for?

It can take several days before your stomach pain gets better. Check with your doctor or health care professional if your condition does not start to get better, or if it gets worse.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.

You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common


skin rash or itching

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain

increased or decreased appetite

joint pain





cold or flu-like symptoms


increased cough

mental depression

muscle pain

rectal bleeding

unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach tenderness

back or leg pains

bleeding gums

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin


bloody, black, or tarry stools

change in mental status

chest pain


clay colored stools

cough or hoarseness

dark or bloody urine

difficulty with swallowing


fast heartbeat


general body swelling

high fever



loss of appetite

lower back or side pain

mood or mental changes

muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching seizures


painful or difficult urination

pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

red, irritated eyes

red skin lesions, often with a purple center


sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swelling of the feet or lower legs

swollen or painful glands

tightness in the chest


unusual tiredness or weakness

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

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Less common

Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, or discoloration of the skin

mild nausea


Acid or sour stomach

bad, unusual or unpleasant (after) taste


burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

change in taste

feeling faint, dizzy, or lightheaded

feeling of heat or warmth

flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck

mild diarrhea

mild headache

mild vomiting

stomach discomfort or upset


Incidence not known

Decrease in passing urine (dribbling)

decrease in the frequency of urination

decrease in urine volume

difficulty with speaking

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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