Prevacid 24HR is an over the counter treatment that's clinically proven to treat frequent heartburn (occurring 2 or more days a week). One pill a day prevents the acid that causes frequent heartburn for 24 hours.
Active Ingredients: Lansoprazole (15 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, D&C Red 40, Gelatin, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Low Substituted Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Magnesium Carbonate, Methacrylic Acid Copolymer, Polyethylene Glycol, Polysorbate 80, Starch, Sucrose, Sugar Sphere, Talc, Titanium Dioxide.
Warnings: Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to Lansoprazole. Other warnings: Tamper-evident bottle. Do not use if inner foil seal imprinted with sealed for your protection or black band around the center of each capsule is missing or broken. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use: 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. Ask a doctor before use if: you have 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. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: taking warfarin (blood-thinning medicine); prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines; digoxin (heart medicine); theophylline (asthma medicine); tacrolimus (immune system medicine); atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection). Stop use and ask a doctor if: 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. Pregnancy/breast-feeding warning: If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children.
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 crunsh 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 cause by a serious condition).