Medicine Overview of Megarab-D Tablet
Side Effects of Megarab-D are Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Dryness in mouth, Headache, Dizziness, Flatulence, Weakness, Flu-like symptoms.
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. Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.
Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet 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 food to move more easily through the stomach. 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 heartburn.
In Depth Information on Megarab-D Tablet
Megarab-D Tablet related warnings
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Megarab-D 10mg/20mg 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.
Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Megarab-D 10mg/20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about Megarab-D Tablet
Q. What are the contraindications of Megarab-d?
The use of Megarab-d is contraindicated in 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 Megarab-d cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Megarab-d 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. Try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as the risk of tooth decay increases, if you have dry mouth.
Q. Can the use of Megarab-d cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Megarab-d can cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and signs of dehydration like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine.
Q. Does Megarab-d expire?
Yes, Megarab-d does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Megarab-d after the expiry date.
Megarab-d 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 food to move more easily through the stomach.
Q. Is it safe to use Megarab-d?
Yes, Megarab-d is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhoea, 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. Which is the best time to take Megarab-d?
It is best to take Megarab-d before the first meal of the day or on an empty stomach.
Q. Can the use of Megarab-d cause abnormal heart beat?
Yes, the use of Megarab-d can cause an increased risk of irregular heartbeat (serious arrhythmias). This is a serious side effect but rare (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.
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