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Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Rabepride Tablet SR

Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn.

Rabepride Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Weakness
  • Increased saliva production
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Rabepride Tablet 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. Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Rabepride Tablet SR works

Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR is a combination of two medicines: Rabeprazole and Itopride. 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. Itopride is a prokinetic which works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

Rabepride Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR. 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
Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR 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 Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Rabepride 20mg/150mg Tablet SR 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 Rabepride

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When I eat something my stomach start with high acidity and heartburn Due to this I am not able to eat anything I always fear to eat anything in morning or in day Its fine when I eat anything in night but when I eat anyhing in morning or in day then I always get result with heartburn I ate Pentosec-D SR and Rebekind D which resolve the stomac problem for a week or for 2 or 3 days then same issue start after 2 to 3 days I need some medicine or resolution permanent. Can you advise please
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Get an Upper GI endoscopy done
Having severe acidity. I didn't have this problem Before but now since 3 months started having it. Was taking Ocid tablet in the morning but 10 days back had this severe heartburn n till now I continue to have it I go regularly to the gym. My sugar is normal, got ecg done that was normal. Don't know what to do or what medicine to take. Plz suggest
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
neksium 40 mg once daily in empty stomach for 1 month
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No 87 & 96, Vivekananda Nagar Main Road, Kolathur, Chennai - 600099, Mohammed Husain Colony Near DRJ Hospita
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