Prevacid is indicated to treat and prevent stomach and active duodenal ulcers in for short-term (for 4 weeks) treatment.
Therapeutic of Prevacid
proton pump inhibitors
The nosological classification (ICD-10)
K21 Gastroesophageal reflux
K25 Gastric ulcer
K26 Duodenal Ulcer
K27 Peptic ulcer, unspecified
K31.9 Disease of stomach and duodenum, unspecified
K86.8.3 * Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Indications for use Prevacid: Peptic ulcer in the duodenum and stomach. The presence of Helicobacter pylori in the stomach.
Indications for use of Prevacid
According to the instructions, the drug recommended to accept for treatment of the following diseases:
reflux esophagitis; ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract; duodenal ulcer; stomach ulcer; Zollinger-Ellison syndrome; non-ulcer dyspepsia nature; esophagitis erosive and ulcerative; to eliminate Helicobacter pylor.
Contraindications of Prevacid
During pregnancy (especially the first trimester — 12 weeks)
Malignant tumors of the stomach or duodenum
Children up to 18 years
Violations of the liver and kidney function (used with caution, as a last resort)
Overdose and side effects of Prevacid
Nausea and vomiting
Discomfort or pain in the abdomen
Violations of appetite
Reducing the number of blood platelets
A rash on the skin of various sizes
An overdose of the drug has not been studied.
How to take the tablets?
Capsules with the drug should be taken: 30 minutes after a meal, without revealing, drinking plenty of fluids. In various states of different multiplicity of reception:
In gastric ulcer — 1-2 capsules a day for 1-2 months
In duodenal ulcer — 1 capsule per day from 2 weeks to 1 month
Ulcer from stress, supplementation and other conditions — 1 tablet per day for a course of up to 2 months
In the presence of Helicobacter pylori — 1 capsule 2 times a day for 2 weeks, with coadministration of other drugs
Reflux disease — 1 capsule per day for 5-6 months
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome — Dosage is strictly individual, but not less than 1 capsule per day. Target effect — basal secretion reach 10 mmol / h and less