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Rabipace DSR Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Rabipace DSR Capsule

Rabipace DSR Capsule is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn.

Rabipace DSR Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Weakness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Rabipace DSR Capsule

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. Rabipace DSR Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Rabipace DSR Capsule works

Rabipace DSR Capsule 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 the food to move more easily through the stomach. Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Rabipace DSR Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
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
Rabipace DSR Capsule 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
CAUTION
Rabipace DSR Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Rabipace DSR Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rabipace DSR Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rabipace DSR Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Rabipace DSR Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rabipace DSR Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rabipace DSR Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Rabipace DSR Capsule 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 Rabipace DSR

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Dear sir/mam I am having regular heartburn and acidity for last 2 months even if having blood in stool from 2days.please suggest me what should I do? I didn't take any regular medical treatment . I have used some analgesic, eno etc to get relief
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:1.ADEL 2 - apo-HAM DropsDosage: 20 drops in half cup of water, 3 times a day LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/ConstipationPiles/products/ADEL2-apoHAM/StandardApplication: Apply externally twice daily to properly cleaned and dried affected portion. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/ConstipationPiles/products/AESCULUS/StandardInclude fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Avoid fried food or junk food.Try to reduce the Weight
Respected sir I m facing stomach problems always heartburn irregular stool problem.I took omez D for a long time .But when stopped it same problems appear .And take o2 tablet for stool problem but after medicine taking feel good but again after 6-10 problem emerge. What medicines to take me and for how long.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Good physical activity if no contraindications Avoid stress Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist and physician definitely
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FAQs

Q. What are the contraindications of Rabipace DSR?

The use of Rabipace DSR is considered to be harmful for 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 Rabipace DSR cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Rabipace DSR 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. If you have dry mouth, try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as its use can increase the risk of tooth decay.

Q. Can the use of Rabipace DSR cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Rabipace DSR can cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and if you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Rabipace DSR?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Rabipace DSR?

Rabipace DSR 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 the food to move more easily through the stomach.

Q. Is it safe to use Rabipace DSR?

Yes, Rabipace DSR is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, 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. What is the best time to take Rabipace DSR?

It is best to take Rabipace DSR before the first meal of the day or on an empty stomach.

Q. Can the use of Rabipace DSR cause abnormal heartbeat?

Yes, the use of Rabipace DSR can increase the risk of developing irregular heartbeat (serious arrhythmias). This is a serious side effect but 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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