Ra 40 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Ra Tablet
Ra 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
Ra Tablet side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Ra 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. Ra 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Ra Tablet works
Ra 40 mg 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.
Ra Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ra 40 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ra 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Ra 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Ra 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ra 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Ra 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Ra 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ra 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Ra Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Ra 40 mg Tablet, 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

  • You have been prescribed Ra 40 mg Tablet to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
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MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ra

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Unbearable ,inflamation in joints very difficult to walk . REPORTS - Anti- ccp .--6.26 RA-- >704 Uric acid .'--19.6
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Send me all reportsNever heard or seen uric acid level of 19.3
Dear sir I am suffering from joint pain and calf muscle pain in left side from 6-7 days and I have taken NSAIDs for pain relief and also along with calcium tabs and multivitamins . Despite that medication the pain still continues with temporary relief during NSAIDS there is no swelling and redness in the joint and pain aggravates after some work and standing for long time. Pls suggest asap what to do next Thank u in anticipation
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do following investigations RA factor, ESR, CRP, S. Uric acid
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FAQs

Q. What is Ra used for?
Ra is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Ra an antacid?
No, Ra is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.
Q. Is Ra safe?
Ra is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Ra a painkiller?
No, Ra is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Ra a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Ra is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Ra forever?
Ra should not be taken for a long time unless there is an indication for the medicine. Though generally safe, certain conditions like low magnesium levels and fractures are associated with long-term use. Consult your doctor before continuing the drug for a long time as you may need to get some tests done on a regular basis.
Q. Can I take Ra with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Ra and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Ra with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Ra and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ra with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Ra and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Ra with ranitidine?
Both Ra and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Ra if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Ra. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ra with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Ra Ra and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ra with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Ra while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Ra along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Ra with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Ra. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ra with other medications?
Ra can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Ra and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Ra with other medications.
Q. Can I take Ra with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Ra and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Ra cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Ra. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Ra, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ra cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Ra in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Ra.
Q. Does Ra cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Ra. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Ra use.
Q. Does Ra cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Ra. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Ra.
Q. Does Ra cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Ra use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Ra cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Ra use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Ra cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Ra. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Ra expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Ra has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Ra contain aluminum or magnesium?
Ra does not commonly contain aluminum or magnesium as an excipient (additional substance) or as a coating. Please read the package insert available with the medicine for further information.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Aug 2018.
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