lansoprazole(redirected from Prevacid 24 Hr)
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A drug of the proton pump inhibitor class, C16H14F3N3O2S, used to treat esophagitis caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease and other disorders associated with increased gastric acid secretion.
[lanso-, origin unknown + -prazole, antiulcer drug suff.; see omeprazole.]
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|Noun||1.||lansoprazole - antacid (trade name Prevacid) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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