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Prevacid â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from Prevacid

®* are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:

· upset stomach
· vomiting
· diarrhea
· stomach pain

If you have any of the following side-effects, stop taking Prevacid® and call your doctor immediately:

· rash or hives
· itching
· difficulty breathing or swallowing

*Prevacid® is marketed by TAP Pharmaceutical Products to treat acid reflux disease. The active ingredient in Prevacid® is lansoprazole.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD