Content Details
Written By
MMST, MBBS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
22 Oct 2019 | 11:01 AM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is a prescription medicine. It is helpful in treating stomach acidity and heartburn. It helps in relieving the symptoms of acidity such as heartburn, stomach pain or irritation, and indigestion. It promotes the movement of food in the stomach to prevent nausea or vomiting.

Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines. It is to be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. In case you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. A high dose or overdose may have harmful effects on the body.

This medicine is generally well tolerated by patients. Some of the common side effects of this medicine are stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation, and headache. Before taking the medicine always consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you are suffering from any severe stomach, liver, kidney disease, or any known disease.

Uses of Gerdrid Capsule

Gerdrid Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Weakness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Gerdrid Capsule

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. Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Gerdrid Capsule works

Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Rabeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Gerdrid Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor. Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule
₹11.7/Capsule
Safeacid Capsule
MSN Laboratories
₹6/Capsule
save 49%
Rabikon D 10 mg/20 mg Capsule
Kontest Chemicals Ltd
₹6.05/Capsule
save 48%
Acirest DSR 10mg/20mg Capsule
Surge Biotech Pvt Ltd
₹6.5/Capsule
save 44%
Rabiloz D 10 mg/20 mg Capsule
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹6.33/Capsule
save 46%
Rabebles D Capsule
Uvb Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹8.5/Capsule
save 27%

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule for the treatment of acidity and heartburn.
  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gerdrid

arrow
Suffering from Acidity and heartburn
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Topcid 20 1 BD x5 days
Im suffering from regular acidity heartburn and stomach disorder. what shoud i do
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take avipattuikar churan1 spoon twice, amlapittamishran suspension 10 ml twice before meal, kaamdudha ras 1 tab t
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Gerdrid 10 mg/20 mg Capsule?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications of Gerdrid?

The use of Gerdrid is considered to be harmful for patients with a known hypersensitivity to rabeprazole or domperidone or any other inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.

Q. Can the use of Gerdrid cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Gerdrid can cause dry mouth. Dryness of mouth occurs due to Domperidone. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Keep some water on your bedside at night. Cut down the intake of alcohol and avoid smoking. If you have dry mouth, try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as its use can increase the risk of tooth decay.

Q. Can the use of Gerdrid cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Gerdrid can cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and if you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Gerdrid?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Gerdrid?

Gerdrid is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Rabeprazole. This combination is used to treat acidity and heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); a condition where the acid in the stomach flows back up into the food pipe (esophagus). It is also used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers. Domperidone helps to control vomiting by increasing the movement of the gut, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach.

Q. Is it safe to use Gerdrid?

Yes, Gerdrid is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in mouth, dizziness, headache and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.

Q. What is the best time to take Gerdrid?

It is best to take Gerdrid before the first meal of the day or on an empty stomach.

Q. Can the use of Gerdrid cause abnormal heartbeat?

Yes, the use of Gerdrid can increase the risk of developing irregular heartbeat (serious arrhythmias). This is a serious side effect but the chance that it may happen is very low. The risk may be slightly higher in those who are more than 60 years of age.

Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Domperidone and domperidone maleate. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2003 [revised 14 Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Rabeprazole. Charlotte, North Carolina: FSC Laboratories; 1999 [revised Dec. 2014]. [Accessed on 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. International Breastfeeding Center. Domperidone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Rabeprazole sodium. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord Healthcare Limited; 14 Jul. 2010 [revised 27 Apr. 2018]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Domperidone/domperidone maleate. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2017. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. Rabeprazole sodium. South Ruislip, Middlesex: Aurobindo Pharma - Milpharm Ltd.; 2012 [revised 05 Jan. 2018]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
#1, Fourrts Avenue, Annai Indira Nagar, Okkiyam Thoraipakkam, Chennai, India
Best Price
₹93.6
MRP117  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 capsules in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.