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Generic Name
Lansoprazole
Trade Name
Prevacid
Risk Category
B
  • Controlled studies done on animals in reproduction do not indicate risk to the fetus.
  • No adequate and well-controlled studies done on pregnant women.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Proton pump inhibitor, anti-secretory.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Not teratogenic in animals but may cause decreased fetal weight.
  • In animals long-term, high doses are carcinogenic producing gastrointestinal, liver and testicular tumors.
  • No data available in human pregnancy, so it should be avoided.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • No data available, but because of carcinogenic effect in animals it should be avoided.
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