Lansoprazole by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
Medically reviewed on November 30, 2017
Dosage form: capsule, delayed release
Ingredients: LANSOPRAZOLE 15mg
Labeler: Actavis Pharma, Inc.
NDC Code: 0591-2448
Lansoprazole USP, 15 mg
- treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
- not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect
Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to lansoprazole
- if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
- liver disease
- had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
- heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
- chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
- frequent chest pain
- frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
- unexplained weight loss
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach pain
- warfarin (blood-thinning medicine)
- prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
- digoxin (heart medicine)
- theophylline (asthma medicine)
- tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
- atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
- methotrexate (arthritis medication)
- your heartburn continues or worsens
- you need to take this product for more than 14 days
- you need to take more than 1 course of treatment every 4 months
- you get diarrhea
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away at 1-800-222-1222.
• adults 18 years of age and older
• this product is to be used once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days
• it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours
14-Day Course of Treatment
• swallow 1 capsule with a glass of water before eating in the morning
• take every day for 14 days
• do not take more than 1 capsule a day
• swallow whole. Do not crush or chew capsules
• do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor
Repeated 14-Day Courses (if needed)
• you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months
• do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor
• children under 18 years of age: ask a doctor before use. Heartburn in children may sometimes be caused by a serious condition.
• read the directions, warnings and package insert before use
• keep the carton and package insert. They contain important information.
• store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
• keep product out of high heat and humidity
• protect product from moisture
• close cap tightly after use
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Compare to the active ingredient in Prevacid 24® HR*
Treats Frequent Heartburn
Delayed-Release Capsules USP, 15 mg
• May take 1 to 4 days for full effect
• Sodium Free
Does not contain an ingredient derived from wheat, barley or rye
lansoprazole capsule, delayed release
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