Topic: Prevacid - Now generic FDA
US Food and Drug Administration bulletin:
Lansoprazole delayed-release capsules (15 mg and 30 mg)
Used for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Availability in the U.S.: By prescription and over the counter
Originally marketed as: Prevacid, by Takeda
Date generic approved: Nov. 10, 2009
Notes: Tell your health care professional if you experience severe stomach pain or diarrhea that does not go away while taking lansoprazole. Also, call your health care professional if you have any other unusual problems while taking this medication.