Norphar Prices:Drugs from Canada - Price in American Dollars.
Number per Container
|Generic Name||30 count||60 count||90 count|
|PREVACID CAPS 15MG||LANSOPRAZOLE||
Generic name: Lansoprazole
Prevacid blocks the production of stomach acid. It is
prescribed for the short-term treatment (up to 4 weeks) of duodenal ulcers,
(ulcers near the exit from the stomach). It is also used for up to 8 weeks in
the treatment of stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (backflow of
acid into the canal to the stomach), and a condition called erosive esophagitis
(severe inflammation of the canal). Once a duodenal ulcer or case of esophagitis
has cleared up, the doctor may continue prescribing Prevacid to prevent a
relapse. Prevacid is also prescribed to reduce the risk of stomach ulcers in
people who develop this problem while taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory
drugs such as Advil, Motrin, and Naprosyn. The drug is also used for long-term
treatment of certain diseases marked by excessive acid production, such as
Prevacid is also prescribed as part of a combination treatment to eliminate the H. pylori infection that causes most cases of duodenal ulcer.
To relieve your symptoms and to heal your ulcer, you need to take Prevacid for the full time of treatment your doctor prescribes. Keep taking the drug even if you begin to feel better, and be sure to keep your appointments with your doctor.
Prevacid should be taken before meals. If you have trouble
swallowing the capsules, you can sprinkle the contents on a tablespoon of
applesauce; swallow immediately without chewing or crushing the granules. You
can also mix the granules with 2 ounces of orange juice or tomato juice. (Rinse
the glass with an additional 4 ounces of juice to make sure you get the entire
Alternatively, you can use Prevacid for Delayed-Release Oral Suspension. Empty the packet into 2 tablespoonfuls of water, stir well, and swallow immediately. Do not use any other liquid, and avoid chewing or crushing the granules. If any material remains in the glass, add more water, stir, and drink immediately.
If you are taking antacids for pain, you may continue to do so. You also may continue to take sucralfate (Carafate), but take your dose of Prevacid at least 30 minutes prior to the Carafate.
If you miss a dose...Take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Storage instructions...Store at room temperature in a tightly closed container. Keep away from moisture.
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change
in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can
determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Prevacid.
More common side effects may include:
Less common side effects may include:
Abdominal pain, constipation, nausea
Avoid Prevacid if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.
If Prevacid is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of
either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to
check with your doctor before combining Prevacid with the following:
Iron salts (Ferro-Sequels, Ferro-Sulfate)
Note: This information is strictly for educational purposes and should not
substitute for the opinion of a doctor.
Norphar offers Prevacid from Canada priced in American dollars for people whose insurance covers prescription medication from Canada i.e. United Healthcare. Our service is also for people in the U.S. that are uninsured or on Medicare that are underinsured for prescription medication. The prices and terms set forth on this page are subject to change without notice. Please consult a Norphar representative for specific prices and terms for each medication.