Dexilant vs Prevacid

Dexilant
(Rx)
Prevacid
(Rx)
Dexilant is a peptic ulcer medication.
Prevacid is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
4.2
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.4
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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January 30, 2009
May 10, 1995
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,728 Discussions
87,102 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
Dexilant is prescribed for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for GERD
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Burps
#6 for Stomach Pain
Prevacid is prescribed for Reflux, GERD and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dex
Allergy
5
Weight Loss
4
Dizziness
3
Weakness
3
Weight Gain
2
Itching
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Migraines
1
Palpitations
1
Hair Loss
1
Pre
Weight Gain
7
Weight Loss
3
Dizziness
1
Weakness
1
Lump in throat
1
Pneumonia
1
Palpitations
1
Hives
1
Osteoporosis
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Dexilant
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Prevacid
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Allergy
Dex
Pre
5
0
Weight Loss
Dex
Pre
4
3
Dizziness
Dex
Pre
3
1
Weakness
Dex
Pre
3
1
Weight Gain
Dex
Pre
2
7
Itching
Dex
Pre
2
0
Loss of Appetite
Dex
Pre
1
0
Migraines
Dex
Pre
1
0
Palpitations
Dex
Pre
1
1
Hair Loss
Dex
Pre
1
0
Weight Gain
Pre
Dex
7
2
Weight Loss
Pre
Dex
3
4
Dizziness
Pre
Dex
1
3
Weakness
Pre
Dex
1
3
Lump in throat
Pre
Dex
1
0
Pneumonia
Pre
Dex
1
0
Palpitations
Pre
Dex
1
1
Hives
Pre
Dex
1
0
Osteoporosis
Pre
Dex
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Dex
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Prevacid during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dexilant and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Prevacid and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 30 mg, 60 mg
Capsule: 15 mg, 30 mg
Suspension: 15 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dexlansoprazole
Lansoprazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dexilant and Prevacid: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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