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M Rab 20 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of M Rab Injection

M Rab 20 mg Injection is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid-reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

M Rab 20 mg Injection is also used for treatment and prophylaxis of reflux oesophagitis, in combination with other medicines for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. This medicine works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to provide relief in acid related indigestion and heartburn.
This injection is administered under the supervision of healthcare professional. Take this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Before taking this medicine it is better to inform doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease as dose of your medicine needs to be adjusted. It is better to not take this injection along with an antacid, you may try to take it two hours before or after taking this medicine.

It is well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of any harmful effects. However, there can be side effects headache, abdominal pain, flatulence, dry mouth, rash and nausea. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. However, it is better to consult doctor if you get watery diarrhea with fever or stomach pain that does not go away. Remember long term use of this medicine may lead to deficiency of vitamin B12 and magnesium. This medicine may cause an increased risk for osteoporosis related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine when used for a longer time. Thus, taking adequate supplements of calcium and magnesium can be helpful in such cases.

M Rab Injection side effects

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

How to use M Rab Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How M Rab Injection works

M Rab 20 mg Injection 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.

M Rab Injection related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with M Rab 20 mg Injection
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
M Rab 20 mg Injection 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
M Rab 20 mg Injection 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
M Rab 20 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
M Rab 20 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of M Rab 20 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
M Rab 20 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of M Rab 20 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of M Rab Injection?

If you miss a dose of M Rab 20 mg Injection, 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

  • Your doctor will administer it to you as an injection into a vein over a period of 2 -15 minutes.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid taking hot tea, coffee, spicy food, and chocolate. Instead, have cold milk and cold coffee as these help neutralize the acid in the stomach.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
       
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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 M Rab with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure, Clobakon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to M Rab

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Sir Lagta h gale m kuch Atka h Khansi bhi nhi aati h
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Need the check the throat if there is any abnormality. It can be acid reflux or post nasal drip
Throat and vocal infection after some time when i stop taking medicine infection coming back with pain when i swallow i dont know it is infection or something else.I m taking Azithromycin,tusq and knoll cetrizine hydrochloride
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
If it is recurrent , it can be due to chronic tonsillitis or nasal problem or acid reflux. Consult an ENT specialist for proper clinical examination
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FAQs

Q. Does M Rab cause bone problems?

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

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

M Rab 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 M Rab with vitamin D?

Yes, vitamin D can be taken along with M Rab. Vitamin D is generally advised to be taken as a supplement with M Rab 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 M Rab cause magnesium deficiency?

Long-term use of M Rab 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. How long does it take for M Rab to work?

M Rab 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 M Rab?

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

Q. Can I stop taking M Rab if I feel better?

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

Q. Is it safe to use M Rab for long term?

M Rab should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. M Rab is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

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References
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