Derek 20 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Derek Tablet

Derek 20 Tablet is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Derek Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Derek Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Derek 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Derek Tablet works

Derek 20 Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

Derek Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Derek 20 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Derek 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Derek 20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Derek 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Derek 20 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Derek 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Derek 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Derek Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Derek 20 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Derek with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Derek

upper abdominal problem with gastric history. using RabletD tablet regularly but the pain is chronic since yesterday till now. please help Doctor
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I would advice you to go for an Upper GI Endoscopy and Ultrasound Abdomen for the same. You might be having Gall bladder issues or Peptic ulcer disease.
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Derek to work?

Derek will start working in 2-3 hours after taking it. You should start feeling better in 2-3 days.

Q. What is the best time to take Derek?

It is best to take Derek before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Derek is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.

Q. Can I stop taking Derek if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Derek before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is complete.

Q. Does Derek cause bone problems?

Yes, long term use of Derek can cause thinning of bones, which is called osteoporosis. Derek decreases the calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency, and increases the risk of bone fractures of hip, wrist or spine.

Q. How is Derek useful in the treatment of H. pylori infection?

Derek is used along with antibiotics for the treatment of H.Pylori infection. It works by decreasing stomach acid volume and decreasing breakdown and washout of antibiotics leading to an increased antibiotic concentration and tissue penetration. It also helps in the symptomatic relief by decreasing associated acidity, reflux, and heartburn.

Q. Can I take Derek with vitamin D?

Yes, vitamin D can be taken along with Derek. Vitamin D is generally advised to be taken as a supplement with Derek as its long-term use decreases the absorption of calcium and cause calcium deficiency. This can lead to osteoporosis (thinning of bones) and increase the risk of bone fractures like hip, wrist and spine fractures.

Q. Can long term use of Derek cause magnesium deficiency?

Long-term use of Derek can lower magnesium levels in patients taking multiple daily doses for a year or longer (at least 3 months). Get your magnesium levels checked at regular intervals. Tell your doctor if you experience seizures, dizziness, abnormal or fast heartbeat, jitteriness, jerking movements or shaking (tremors), muscle weakness, spasms of the hands and feet, cramps, muscle aches or spasm of the voice box.

Q. Is it safe to use Derek for long term?

Derek should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Derek is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jun 2017.
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