Dirab 5mg Tablet

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Hetero Drugs Ltd

Composition for Dirab 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
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Alcohol
18
₹1.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Dirab Tablet

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Uses of Dirab Tablet

Dirab 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Dirab Tablet

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Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

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How to use Dirab 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. It is better to take Dirab 5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Dirab Tablet works

Dirab 5mg 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.

In Depth Information on Dirab Tablet

Expert advice for Dirab Tablet

  • 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.
  • Dirab can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Dirab can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Dirab is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dirab 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and ca
use acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Dirab 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Dirab 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Dirab 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Dirab 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dirab 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Dirab 5
mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Ritomune 100mg Capsule, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Dexrabeprazole, 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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