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Prevacid - Indications & Dosage

[Lansoprazole]




INDICATIONS AND USAGE

PREVACID Delayed-Release Capsules, PREVACID SoluTab Delayed-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablets and PREVACID For Delayed-Release Oral Suspension are indicated for:

Short-Term Treatment of Active Duodenal Ulcer

PREVACID is indicated for short-term treatment (up to 4 weeks) for healing and symptom relief of active duodenal ulcer. H. pylori Eradication to Reduce the Risk of Duodenal Ulcer Recurrence Triple Therapy: PREVACID/ amoxicillin/ clarithromycin PREVACID in combination with amoxicillin plus clarithromycin as triple therapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease (active or one-year history of a duodenal ulcer) to eradicate H. pylori. Eradication of H. pylori has been shown to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence. (See CLINICAL STUDIES and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.)

Dual Therapy:

PREVACID/ amoxicillin PREVACID in combination with amoxicillin as dual therapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease (active or one-year history of a duodenal ulcer) who are either allergic or intolerant to clarithromycin or in whom resistance to clarithromycin is known or suspected. (See the clarithromycin package insert, MICROBIOLOGY section.) Eradication of H. pylori has been shown to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence. (See CLINICAL STUDIES and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION.)

Maintenance of Healed Duodenal Ulcers PREVACID is indicated to maintain healing of duodenal ulcers. Controlled studies do not extend beyond 12 months.
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