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Lansoprazole for Injection

Lansoprazole for Injection, also known by the brand name Prevacid I.V., is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used to treat acid-related throat problems, specifically erosive esophagitis1. Here are some important details about Lansoprazole for Injection:

  • Description: Prevacid I.V. contains 30 mg of the active ingredient lansoprazole, along with other components like mannitol, meglumine, and sodium hydroxide. It is supplied as a sterile, lyophilized powder for intravenous (I.V.) use1.
  • Indications: Lansoprazole is used for treating acid-related diseases of the stomach and intestine, including acid reflux, peptic ulcer disease, and other stomach conditions associated with excessive acid production2.
  • Dosage: The recommended adult dose (when patients are unable to take the oral therapy) is 30 mg of lansoprazole (equivalent to one vial of Prevacid I.V. for Injection) per day administered by I.V. infusion over 30 minutes for up to 7 days1.
  • Side Effects:
    • Common side effects include headache, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, and injection site reactions (redness, swelling, or pain).
    • Serious side effects may include hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, severe stomach pain, diarrhea containing blood, seizures, difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, swelling, rapid weight gain, dizziness, irregular heart rate, muscle cramps, coughing, joint pain, and skin rash that worsens in sunlight.
    • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience serious eye symptoms (such as sudden vision loss), heart symptoms (fast or irregular heartbeats), severe headache, confusion, weakness, or tremors1.
  • Interactions: Prevacid I.V. may interact with various medications, including atazanavir, cilostazol, methotrexate, nelfinavir, theophylline, voriconazole, warfarin, and others. Always inform your doctor about all medications and supplements you are using1.

Remember to consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice and guidance regarding the use of Lansoprazole for Injection in your specific situation. 😊

Lansoprazole for Injection

  • Strengths


  • Fill Volumes

    20 ml

  • Container

    Glass Vial

  • Use

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