Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:
Indications for PREVACID 24HR:
Frequent heartburn (≥2 days/week). Not intended for immediate relief of heartburn (may take 1–4 days for full effect).
Swallow whole. Take before eating in the AM. ≥18yrs: 15mg once daily for 14 days; may repeat 14-day course every 4 months.
<18yrs: not recommended.
Liver disease. Heartburn >3 months. Chest or shoulder pain. Frequent wheezing. Unexplained weight loss. Nausea/vomiting. Stomach pain. Reevaluate if condition continues or worsens after 14 days. Require >1 course of treatment every 4 months. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Proton pump inhibitor.
May affect or be affected by blood-thinning agents (eg, warfarin), antifungals, digoxin, theophylline, tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, atazanavir, methotrexate.
Diarrhea, rash, joint pain; discontinue if occur.
Caps—14, 28, 42