How does Prevacid SoluTab treat stomach ulcers?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Prevacid SoluTab (lansoprazole) is a drug that is a proton pump inhibitor; this drug prevents the stomach from releasing too much acid. Because ulcers are caused by the overproduction of stomach acid, Prevacid SoluTab can treat the condition. Some ulcers have their root in the bacteria H. pylori. Prevacid SoluTab may be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers caused by this bacteria.

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