Rabeprazole is used to treat symptoms of gastric acidity, gastro-intestinal reflux disease (heart burn), stomach and intestinal ulcers, and diseases associated with excessive acid production (Zollinger Ellison Syndrome).
How it works
Rabeprazole belongs to class of medications called proton pump inhibitors. It blocks the activity of the proton pumps in the stomach wall that produce acid, thereby reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Common side effects
indigestion, joint pains, nausea, fracture of the hip, abdominal pain, Common: sore throat, vomiting, belching, wrist or spine., constipation, diarrhea, back pain, inflammation of the sinuses, dizziness, chest pain, rash, gas, muscle pains, dry mouth, sleeplessness, headache, flu like symptoms, weakness