Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Levorab Capsule SR

Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule is used for gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), intestinal ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome.

Levorab Capsule SR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Levorab Capsule SR

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. Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Levorab Capsule SR works

Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Rabeprazole. Levosulpiride is a prokinetic which works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe). Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and ulcers.

Levorab Capsule SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
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
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule 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
No information is available on the use of Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule may cause drowsiness, numbness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Liver
Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
  • Long-term use may cause weak or broken bones. Take adequate intake of dietary calcium and vitamin D or their supplements. Do not take Levorab 75mg/20mg Capsule for longer than prescribed.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Levorab

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My mother had CABG last year. She is diabetic since last 15 years. She is taking Plagerine A, Lipvas and Telmikind beta 50 OD. She is also taking insulin 20 units in morning and 15 units in night with Glimipiride 2 mg in afternoon. Her sugar levels in fasting is 170-200 and random vary from 180-250. Please suggest how the levels of sugar can be decreased to normal levels as she is taking maximum anti diabetic medicines. She also had intestinal ulcers and taking pantoprazole daily. She cannot take Metformin as she feels continues pain in the her abdomen after taking it.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
I think she is taking insulin 30/70. In my opinion you can increase dose of insulin by 2 units each and then check her blood sugar. Dose of insulin can be increased further if her blood sugar levels are not controlled. Other anti diabetics like sitagliptin, canagliflozin can be also added. Consult your doctor for dose titration.
Suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. Belly pain and then looser stools than normal. I am taking drugs of diabetes and hypertension. I have attached medical reports and doctor prescription. Thanks.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Start Tablet Stop Ibs( charak ) 2 tab twice for 21 days, along with above medicine, Avoid heavy , spicy and junk food.
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FAQs

Q. Which is the best time to take Levorab?
Take the Levorab exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take one capsule daily on an empty stomach.
Q. What are the contraindications of Levorab?
Use of Levorab should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Levorab cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Levorab can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for some time or until you feel better.
Q. Does the use of Levorab lead to increased risk of fractures?
Several studies in adults suggest that treatment with Levorab may be associated with an increased risk for osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine. The risk of fracture was increased in patients who received high-dose, defined as multiple daily doses, and long-term therapy (a year or longer).
Q. Can I drive while taking Levorab?
No, taking Levorab may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Levorab?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Jul 2018.
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