What Is the Difference Between Lansoprazole and Omeprazole?

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Drugs.com indicates a difference in brand names for lansoprazole and omeprazole as well as a difference in who may safely take each drug based on health conditions and possible drug interactions. While lansoprazole falls under the brand names of Prevacid, Prevacid OTC, Prevacid SoluTab and Prevacid I.V., omeprazole commonly comes as FIRST Omeprazole, PriLOSEC, PriLOSEC OTC and Zegerid.