Prevacid (Lansoprazole)

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Prevacid (lansoprazole) online?

Prevacid (lansoprazole) can be ordered online through or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Prevacid Cost

How much does Prevacid (Lansoprazole) cost?

Prevacid 30mg DR (Brand)

  • Average US retail price (90 Capsules) – $1523.00
  • Our Price (100 Capsules) – $295.00 

Lansoprazole 30mg DR (Generic) –

  • Average US retail price (90 Capsules) – $347.92
  • Our Price (84 Capsules) – $42.00

At, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Prevacid (Lansoprazole) cost savings above with the price comparison of brand and generic Prevacid (Lansoprazole) between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

What is the lowest price of Prevacid (Lansoprazole) Per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $0.50/unit for generic Prevacid (Lansoprazole) 30 mg capsules 

Is this price for Prevacid (Lansoprazole) without insurance?

The prices are without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However, we will give you an official receipt that you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. We are also unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Prevacid (Lansoprazole) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices in certain countries are negotiated and regulated such as in Canada. The US is a free market economy which is why the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they find appropriate for the product. As a result, we offer lower prices to our patients as we acquire medications from these countries. 

Prevacid Coupon

Is there an Prevacid (Lansoprazole) coupon available?

Sorry, we do not have an Prevacid (Lansoprazole) coupon available at this time.

Prevacid Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Prevacid (Lansoprazole) available?

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is available as a generic alternative. 

How much cheaper is generic Prevacid (Lansoprazole)?

Generic Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is $253 cheaper than brand Prevacid at a quantity of 84 capsules. Generic drugs are often 40-60% cheaper than the brand version.

What is the difference between brand and generic Prevacid (Lansoprazole)?

There is no difference between generic and brand Prevacid (Lansoprazole). Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no standard shipping fees.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.
You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Prevacid (Lansoprazole)

What is Prevacid (Lansoprazole)?

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is a prescription medication that is classified as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI).


What is Prevacid used for?

It is indicated for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypersecretory disease, and peptic ulcer disease. 

How does it work?

It inhibits the final step of acid production thus decreasing gastric acid secretion. 


How do I take Prevacid? 

Take your Prevacid (Lansoprazole)capsule by mouth with a full glass of water in the morning 30 to 60 minutes before breakfast. Do not chew, cut, or crush the capsule or the contents in the capsule. 

Capsules may be opened (intact granules) and sprinkled onto 1 tablespoon of yogurt, strained pears, cottage cheese, apple sauce, or Ensure pudding. This should be swallowed immediately. 

If taking Prevacid (Lansoprazole)twice a day, the first dose should be taken before breakfast and the second dose before dinner.

What dosages are available?

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is available as a brand or generic capsule (15mg, 30mg).

What is the recommended dosage?

It is typically dosed 15mg once daily but take as directed by your provider.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 180mg/day.

What if I miss a dose?

Take the medication as soon as possible if you have missed a dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return back to your regular schedule. Never double the doses.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Prevacid (Lansoprazole)?

Closteriodioides (formally known as Clostridium) difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) may occur with long-term use of a PPI, especially in hospitalized patients.

Cutaneous and systemic lupus erythematosus has been reported with use (new onset or exacerbation). 

Increased incidence of osteoporosis-related bone fractures of the wrist, hip, or spine can occur with  use of PPI. 

Use of PPIs increases the risk of fundic gland polyps, especially long term use (>1 year).  

Gastrointestinal infections are increased with PPIs. 

Use may increase risk of gastrointestinal infection. 

Hypomagnesemia, although rarely reported, can occur with prolonged use of PPI therapy (3 months +). 

Vitamin B12 deficiency can occur with prolonged use of PPIs (2 years +) due to vitamin B12 malabsorption. 

Acute tubular nephritis has been observed in those taking PPIs and can occur at any time. 

Some products may contain phenylephrine, which can be harmful to those with phenylketonuria (PKU).

Some products may contain benzyl alcohol. Large amounts (99 mg/kg/day) have been associated with fatal toxicity (“grasping syndrome”), which can be fatal.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Prevacid (Lansoprazole)?

Some common side effects include:

  • Headache, dizziness 
  • Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, nausea

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Prevacid.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Use of PPIs can decrease the therapeutic effect of Clopidogrel.

Avoid use with cefuroxime, strong CYP2C19 inducers, dacomitinib, delavirdine, erlotinib, infigratinib, neratinib, pazopanib, pexidartinib, posaconazole, rilpivirine, sotorasib, or St. John’s wort (Risk Category X).

This is not a full list of potential drug-drug-interactions. Speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about drug-drug-interactions. 


How should this medication be stored?

Your Prevacid (Lansoprazole) should be stored at 25°C (77°F). Excursions are allowed to be stored between 15 to 30°C (59 to 86°F)

Pharmacist Tips

  • Prolonged treatment (2 years+) may lead to vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • Take your Prevacid (Lansoprazole)by mouth 30 to 60 minutes before breakfast. Do not chew, crush, or cut your capsule of its contents.
    • Capsules may be opened (intact granules) and sprinkled onto 1 tablespoon of yogurt, strained pears, cottage cheese, apple sauce, or Ensure pudding. This should be swallowed immediately

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Prevacid FAQ

Is Prevacid (Lansoprazole) over the counter?

There are some formulations of Prevacid (Lansoprazole) that are available over the counter. 

Is Prevacid (Lansoprazole) an antacid?

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is a PPI.

Is it safe to take Prevacid (Lansoprazole) everyday?

Long-term use of a PPI can increase the risk of adverse events. Speak with your provider if you plan on taking Prevacid (Lansoprazole) everyday. 

Does Prevacid (Lansoprazole) cause heartburn?

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, and the OTC version is indicated for the relief of heartburn.

Does Prevacid (Lansoprazole) contain ranitidine?

No. The only active ingredient in Prevacid (Lansoprazole) is lansoprazole. 

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.