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You can now buy Prevacid 24HR (lansoprazole) in generic form. The generic versions are made by various manufacturers and -- like the brand-name drug -- are available in one strength only.
Can I Buy Generic Prevacid 24HR?Prevacid® 24HR (lansoprazole) is a nonprescription medication approved for the short-term treatment of frequent heartburn. Prevacid 24HR is one of a group of medications known as proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs for short. Although Prevacid was originally available by prescription only, it is now available both with a prescription -- sold as Prevacid -- or over-the-counter (OTC) -- sold as Prevacid 24 HR.
Availability of Generic Prevacid 24HRAlthough the prescription version of Prevacid has been available in generic form since 2009, Prevacid 24HR was protected from generic competition until May 2012. In May 2012, the first generic versions of this medication began appearing on store shelves. Like the brand-name version, the generics come in just one strength (lansoprazole 15 mg capsules).
- Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
- Wockhardt Limited.