lansoprazole and naproxen - oral, Prevacid Naprapac
GENERIC NAME: LANSOPRAZOLE AND NAPROXEN - ORAL (lan-SO-pruh-zole/nah-PROX-en)
BRAND NAME(S): Prevacid Naprapac
WARNING: The naproxen in this combination medication may infrequently cause serious (rarely fatal) bleeding from the stomach or intestines. Also, related drugs rarely have caused blood clots to form, resulting in heart attacks and strokes. This medication might also rarely cause similar problems. The risk may be greater in people with heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (e.g., due to high blood pressure, diabetes), or with longer use. This drug should not be taken right before or after heart bypass surgery (CABG). Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the benefits and risks of treatment, as well as other possible medication choices.
If you notice any of the following rare but very serious side effects, stop taking this medication and seek immediate medical attention: black stools, persistent stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, chest pain, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes, slurred speech.
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