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.

THIS INFORMATION IS NOT INTENDED NOR IMPLIED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER