Prevacid SoluTab must be taken in accordance with the directions given by your doctor. For precise instructions on the dosage, be sure to check the label on the medication. Remember to take Prevacid orally or by mouth on an empty stomach before you have eaten. Avoid chewing or swallowing the tablet, and instead place it on your tongue and allow it to dissolve until the particles can be swallowed. Possible side effects of taking Prevacid SoluTab include some common and severe side effects. The most common side effects include constipation; nausea; diarrhoea; headache; stomach pain.
It is important to consult your doctor in the event that these common side effects persist or become bothersome. You should also seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, lips, face or tongue; unusual hoarseness); seizures; chest pain; bone pain; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; red, swollen, peeling, or blistered skin; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; and vision changes. Prevacid SoluTab should be stored away from moisture, heat and light preferably not in the bathroom, and away from the reach of children and pets. In the event that you suspect someone may have overdosed from taking this medication, be sure to immediately contact your local poison control center or the emergency room.
Prevacid SoluTab must only be used by the patient for whom it was prescribed and should therefore not be shared with other individuals. In the event that your symptoms show no signs of improvement or become worse, consult your doctor. It is also important to find out from your pharmacist on how to dispose of unused medications of Prevacid SoluTab in the event that you obtain full recovery.