Prevacid NapraPAC

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Prevacid NapraPAC uses

Prevacid NapraPAC consists of Lansoprazole, Naproxen.

Lansoprazole:


Active ingredient

Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) 15 mg

Purpose

Acid reducer

Use

  • treats frequent heartburn (occurs 2 or more days a week)
  • not intended for immediate relief of heartburn; this drug may take 1 to 4 days for full effect

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to Prevacid NapraPAC

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
  • prescription antifungal or anti-yeast medicines
  • digoxin (heart medicine)
  • theophylline (asthma medicine)
  • tacrolimus or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
  • atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
  • methotrexate (arthritis medicine)

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
  • you get diarrhea

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

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Directions

  • adults 18 years of age and older
  • this product is to be used once a day, 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 crush 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 caused by a serious condition.

Other information

  • read the directions, warnings and package insert before use
  • keep the carton and package insert. They contain important information.
  • store at 20-25˚C (68-77˚F)
  • keep product out of high heat and humidity
  • protect product from moisture

Inactive ingredients

D&C red no. 28, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C blue no. 1, gelatin, hypromellose, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, mannitol, meglumine, methacrylic acid copolymer, pharmaceutical ink, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, sodium lauryl sulfate, sugar spheres, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

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Consumer Information

Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

Acid Reducer

- May take 1 to 4 days for full effect, although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours

Please read the entire package insert before taking Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg.

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How Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg Treats Your Frequent Heartburn

Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg stops acid production at the source – the pumps that release acid into the stomach. Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is taken once a day (every 24 hours), every day for 14 days.

What You Can Expect When Taking Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

Frequent heartburn can occur anytime during the 24-hour period (day or night). Take Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg in the morning before eating. Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is clinically proven to treat frequent heartburn. Although some people get complete relief of symptoms within 24 hours, it may take 1 to 4 days for full effect. Make sure you take Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg every day for 14 days to treat your frequent heartburn.

Who Should Take Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg Adults (18 years and older) with frequent heartburn – when you have heartburn 2 or more days a week.

Who Should NOT Take Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

People who have one episode of heartburn a week or less, or who want immediate relief of heartburn.

How to Take Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

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 crush or chew capsules.
  • Do not use for more than 14 days unless directed by your doctor.

When to Take Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg Again

You may repeat a 14-day course of therapy every 4 months.

When to Talk to Your Doctor

Do not take for more than 14 days or more often than every 4 months unless directed by a doctor.

Warnings and When to Ask Your Doctor

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole)

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 or mycophenolate mofetil (immune system medicines)
  • atazanavir (medicine for HIV infection)
  • methotrexate (arthritis medicine)

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
  • you get diarrhea

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

Tips for Managing Heartburn

  • Avoid foods or drinks that are more likely to cause heartburn, such as rich, spicy, fatty and fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol and even some acidic fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat slowly and do not eat big meals.
  • Do not eat late at night or just before bedtime.
  • Do not lie flat or bend over soon after eating.
  • Raise the head of your bed.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothing around your stomach.
  • If you are overweight, lose weight.
  • If you smoke, quit smoking.

Clinical studies prove Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg effectively treats frequent heartburn

In three clinical studies, Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg was shown to be significantly better than placebo in treating frequent heartburn.

How Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is Sold

Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg is available in 14 capsule, 28 capsule and 42 capsule sizes. These sizes contain one, two and three 14-day courses of treatment, respectively. Do not use for more than 14 days in a row unless directed by your doctor. For the 28 count (two 14-day courses) and the 42 count (three 14-day courses), you may repeat a 14-day course every 4 months.

For Questions or Comments About Prevacid NapraPAC (Lansoprazole) Delayed-Release Capsules 15 mg

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Prevacid NapraPAC DR 15mg Capsule

Naproxen:


Prevacid NapraPAC information

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine. Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis's actions help reduce the chemicals found in the patient's organism that are usually responsible for the triggering of inflammation and pain.

Prevacid NapraPAC indications

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) is a drug normally prescribed in the treatment of pain, stiffness or inflammation that are usually triggered by medical disorders such as Gout, Osteoarthritis, menstruation abdominal cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, injury, buritis and tendonitis.

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) could also be prescribed in the treatment of other medical conditions that have not been mentioned here.

Prevacid NapraPAC warnings

While the patient is following a treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis, he or she should avoid consuming big amounts of alcohol. It is recommended that alcohol drinks should be entirely avoided as they increase the danger of stomach bleeding. Therefore, if the patient is consuming more than 3 bottles of different alcoholic beverages he or she might not be allowed to start a treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis.

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) can lead to drowsiness and dizziness. If you are following a treatment with this drug you should be careful while performing actions that require mental and physical alertness. The treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) should be carefully monitored in the case of patients suffering from any of the next medical disorders:

Allergic reactions to Aspirin (or any other NSAIDs)

Bleeding disorder

Liver problems

High blood pressure

Heart failure

Congestive heart disease

Fluid retention

Ulcer

Kidney disease

Stomach bleeding

If you are suffering from any of these medical disorders you might not be allowed to start a treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis.

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) is a Category B FDA pregnancy drug. Therefore it is not considered to be harmful to an unborn child. However, if you are pregnant, consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis. Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) (one of Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis's main ingredients) can pass into breast milk. If you are nursing an infant you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis.

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Prevacid NapraPAC intake guidelines

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) ought to be taken in just like your doctor told you to. Do not disobey the physician's instructions.

You should accompany each dose of the drug with a glass of water (from 6 to 8 ounces of liquid). Do not take Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) on an empty stomach as it can cause stomach upset. Do not stop your treatment with this drug without your doctor's consent even if you do not feel better after a few days of treatment.

Prevacid NapraPAC dosage

Ask your doctor to calculate the dose of Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) that suits you best. The correct dosage varies from one person to another, as it depends on a couple of factors.

Prevacid NapraPAC overdose

Reported Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) overdose symptoms are:

Nausea

Excessive sweating

Vomiting

Tingling sensation in legs and arms

Blurred vision

No or little urine production

Shallow and slow breathing

Stomach pains

Numbness

Ringing in the ears

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here, you are in need of medical attention (inform your doctor immediately).

Prevacid NapraPAC missed dose

Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) can be taken in when you need it or on a regular basis. If you are following a treatment with Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis, try not to miss any of your doses. If you happen to miss one take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for another dose, skip the one that you have missed and continue with your regular schedule. You should not take in a double dose of this drug.

Prevacid NapraPAC side effects

Very serious side effects of Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) are bloody vomit or bloody stools.

Other dangerous side effects of Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) are:

Allergic reactions (difficulty while breathing, throat closing, hives, swelling of mouth, lips and tongue).

Tingling

Muscle cramps

Mouth ulcers

Numbness

Fluid retention

Jaundice

Ringing in the ears

Stomach cramps or stomach upsets, indigestion or heartburn

Other side effects of the drug are:

Dizziness

Nausea

Headache

Fatigue

Depression

Dry mouth

Weakness

Irregular menstruation

There are other mild side effects that can also occur if you are taking Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis. Inform your physician if you feel anything disturbing or unusual.

Prevacid NapraPAC drug reactions

You should inform your doctor if you are following a treatment with any of the drugs listed here:

Aspirin

NSAIDs

Cold and cough medicines

Steroids (like prednisone)

Anti coagulants

Insulin

Lithium

Probenecid

Pepto-Bismol

If you are taking any of these drugs you may not be allowed to start taking Prevacid NapraPAC (Naproxen) Actavis. Ask for your doctor's advice before you start a treatment with this drug.

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Prevacid NapraPAC pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Prevacid NapraPAC available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Prevacid NapraPAC destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Prevacid NapraPAC Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Prevacid NapraPAC pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."LANSOPRAZOLE CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE [BRYANT RANCH PREPACK]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."NAPROXEN TABLET [LAKE ERIE MEDICAL & SURGICAL SUPPLY DBA QUALITY CARE PRODUCTS LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."NAPROXEN: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Prevacid NapraPAC?

Depending on the reaction of the Prevacid NapraPAC after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Prevacid NapraPAC not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Prevacid NapraPAC addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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