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RABIUM 20 MG CAPSULE XL

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Composition for RABIUM

Rabeprazole(20 mg)

food interaction for RABIUM

alcohol interaction for RABIUM

pregnancy interaction for RABIUM

lactation interaction for RABIUM

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rabium 20 mg capsule xl at a fixed time.
Avoid Rabium 20 mg capsule xl with acidic food and beverages such as sugar, certain dairy products, fish, processed foods, fresh meats and processed meats,sodas and other sweetened beverages.
UNSAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Rabium 20 mg capsule xl.
SAFE
Rabium 20 mg capsule xl 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for RABIUM

Rabeprazole(20 mg)

Uses

Rabium 20 mg capsule xl is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Rabium 20 mg capsule xl lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Belching, Constipation, Flatulence, Increased risk of infection, Sore throat

Common Dosage for RABIUM 20 MG CAPSULE XL

Patients taking RABIUM 20 MG CAPSULE XL

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for RABIUM

No substitutes found

Top Physicians

  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. Sushila Kataria
    MBBS, MD, Diploma
    4.6
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4

Expert advice for RABIUM

  • Get a blood test done to know the magnesium level in your body once a year; you may need a magnesium supplement while using the Rabeprazole,as a long-term treatment.
  • Long-term use of the Rabeprazole can cause weak or broken bones.
  • Take Rabeprazole immediately before a meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Take Rabeprazole for the entire duration of the treatment, even if you begin to feel better.

Frequently asked questions for RABIUM

Rabeprazole

Q.Is rabeprazole/ Rabicip-20/ Rabium 20 mg/ Rabium DSR/ Veloz 20/ Veloz D/ Rablet 20/ Rablet D/ Rekool D an over the counter?
Rabeprazole (also available as / Rabicip-20/ Rabium 20 mg/ Rabium DSR/ Veloz 20/ Veloz D/ Rablet 20/ Rablet D/ Rekool D) although available over the counter, it should be taken only on doctor’s advice

Q.Is rabeprazole an antacid / antibiotic?
Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which suppresses acid production in stomach. It is not antacid which reacts and neutralizes acid. It is not an antibiotic as it does not kill bacteria

Q.Does rabeprazole cause osteoporosis/ insomnia?
Rabeprazole may cause osteoporosis/ insomnia. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effect

Q.Can i take gaviscon with rabeprazole?
Depending upon individual’s response, there should be an interval of at least 2 hours between the two drug administrations.

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Content on this page was last updated on 26 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)