Prevacid (lansoprazole) is the first proton pump inhibitor to be approved for use in kids

Prevacid (lansoprazole) is the first proton pump inhibitor to be approved for use in kids.

Gastric reflux is often the hidden cause of repeated vomiting, coughing, wheezing, and discomfort in children.

It's not surprising that proton pump inhibitors work in kids. Prevacid allows more options for treating GERD in kids...besides H2 antagonists like cimetidine, etc.

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