Prevacid Action Mechanism
Prevacid decreases the production of acid in stomach thereby healing stomach and esophagal inflammations. Prevacid belong to the group of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and executes its activity through alleviating stomach acid production by blocking the enzyme responsible for acid production in stomach.
To get rid of stomach complications completely, there is no other effective and safe medicament than Prevacid. The usual recommended dosage of Prevacid is 15mg per day for eight weeks and 15mg per day for four weeks to treat GERD or healing erosive esophagitis and heal duodenal ulcers respectively. It is generally prescribed to be taken at same time every day, before meals.
Prevacid works marvelously in mitigating wide range of stomach complications that are normally caused by Helicobacter pylori such as active duodenal ulcer or benign gastric ulcer, NSAID-associated gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer recurrence risk.
Prevacid helps you o mount towards healthy and disease complicated free life by effectively relieving the symptoms of stomach disorders. But some precautionary measures are recommended to attain its full benefits such as avoiding it in case you suffer from heart ailments, hypomagnesaemia or liver disorders. Prevacid should also be not taken if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or allergic to any of its active or inactive components.
Prevacid Side effects
Prevacid generally do not cause any side effects but some mild side effects such as constipation, nausea, stomach pain and headache are normally seen.
Whereas serious side effects of Prevacid such as vomiting, unusual skin rash or bruising, sore throat, jaundice and severe allergic reactions such as itching, hives and swelling of face, lips or tongue are reported in rare cases. Urgent medical attention is recommended if any of these symptoms persist for longer duration.