Prevacid NapraPAC Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What are the possible side effects of lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What is the most important information I should know about lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- How should I take lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What happens if I overdose (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What should I avoid while taking lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- What other drugs will affect lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or discomfort, severe dizziness or drowsiness, confusion, weak or shallow breathing, and urinating less than usual or not at all.
What should I avoid while taking lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
Avoid taking sucralfate (Carafate) or antacids that contain magnesium or aluminum (such as Maalox, Mylanta, or Rolaids) at the same time you take lansoprazole and naproxen. These other medications can make it harder for your body to absorb naproxen.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other pain or arthritis medicine. Many medicines available over the counter contain naproxen or similar medicines (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketoprofen). Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of a certain drug. Check the label to see if a medicine contains naproxen or another NSAID.
Ask your doctor before taking an antidepressant such as citalopram (Celexa), duloxetine (Cymbalta), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), fluvoxamine (Luvox), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), or venlafaxine (Effexor). Taking any of these drugs with an NSAID may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
What other drugs will affect lansoprazole and naproxen (Prevacid NapraPAC)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- atazanavir (Reyataz);
- cholestyramine (Prevalite);
- digoxin (Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
- lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);
- methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
- phenytoin (Dilantin);
- probenecid (Benemid);
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl);
- an iron supplement;
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- steroids (prednisone and others);
- sulfa drugs (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim, SMX-TMP, and others);
- medication used to prevent blood clots, such as ticlopidine (Ticlid), and others;
- an oral diabetes medication such as glipizide (Glucotrol, Metaglip), glimepiride (Amaryl, Avandaryl, Duetact), or glyburide (DiaBeta, Micronase, Glucovance);
- a diuretic (water pill) such as furosemide (Lasix);
- an antibiotic such as ampicillin (Principen, Unasyn);
- antifungal medication such as ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- aspirin or other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), nabumetone (Relafen), or piroxicam (Feldene);
- an ACE inhibitor such as benazepril (Lotensin), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), or ramipril (Altace); or
- a beta-blocker such as atenolol (Tenormin, Tenoretic), carvedilol (Coreg), labetalol (Normodyne, Trandate), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), or sotalol (Betapace).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with lansoprazole and naproxen. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about lansoprazole and naproxen.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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