Prevacid vs Prilosec

Prevacid
(Rx)
Prilosec
(Rx)
Prevacid is a peptic ulcer medication.
Prilosec is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Reflux
3.1
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Reflux
2.3
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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May 10, 1995
September 14, 1989
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
87,207 Discussions
91,721 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Stomach Pain
#6 for Burps
#7 for Gastritis
#8 for Bloating
#9 for Chest Pain
#10 for Indigestion
Prilosec is prescribed for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pre
Weight Gain
9
Weight Loss
3
Dizziness
1
Weakness
1
Lump in throat
1
Pneumonia
1
Palpitations
1
Hives
1
Osteoporosis
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Pri
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
5
Dizziness
2
Weakness
2
Lump in throat
2
Palpitations
1
Rash
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Hair Loss
1
Osteoporosis
1
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Prilosec
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Weight Gain
Pre
Pri
9
5
Weight Loss
Pre
Pri
3
5
Dizziness
Pre
Pri
1
2
Weakness
Pre
Pri
1
2
Lump in throat
Pre
Pri
1
2
Pneumonia
Pre
Pri
1
0
Palpitations
Pre
Pri
1
1
Hives
Pre
Pri
1
0
Osteoporosis
Pre
Pri
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pre
Pri
1
1
Weight Gain
Pri
Pre
5
9
Weight Loss
Pri
Pre
5
3
Dizziness
Pri
Pre
2
1
Weakness
Pri
Pre
2
1
Lump in throat
Pri
Pre
2
1
Palpitations
Pri
Pre
1
1
Rash
Pri
Pre
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pri
Pre
1
1
Hair Loss
Pri
Pre
1
0
Osteoporosis
Pri
Pre
1
1
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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B Category B
Before taking Prevacid during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Prevacid and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Prilosec and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 15 mg, 30 mg
Suspension: 15 mg, 30 mg
Tablet: 15 mg, 30 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Suspension: 2.5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Lansoprazole
Omeprazole Magnesium, Omeprazole
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Prevacid and Prilosec: 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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