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Raciper 20 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Raciper Tablet

Raciper 20 Tablet is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Raciper 20 Tablet works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to provide relief in acid related indigestion and heartburn. It is taken by mouth one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning. Take this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Before taking this medicine it is better to inform doctor if you have any liver disease as dose of your medicine needs to be adjusted. It is better to not take this medicine along with an antacid, you may try to take it two hours before or after taking this medicine.

It is well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of bad effects. However, there can be side effects like nausea, headache and abdominal pain. Dizziness and sleepiness may occur after using this medicine, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. However, it is better to consult doctor if you get watery diarrhea with fever or stomach pain that does not go away. In some cases it may cause constipation but increase in fluid intake can be helpful in this condition also. Remember long term use of this medicine may lead to deficiency of vitamin B12 and magnesium. This medicine may cause an increased risk for osteoporosis related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine when used for a longer time. Thus, taking adequate supplements of calcium and magnesium can be helpful in such cases.

Raciper Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Sleepiness
  • Rapid breathing
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Raciper 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. Raciper 20 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Raciper Tablet works

Raciper 20 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.

Raciper Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Raciper 20 Tablet
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Raciper 20 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Raciper 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Raciper 20 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Raciper 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Raciper 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Raciper 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Raciper 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Raciper Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Raciper 20 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

  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent acidity from happening:
    • Avoid taking hot tea, coffee, spicy food, and chocolate. Instead, have cold milk and cold coffee as these help neutralize the acid in the stomach.
    • Avoid alcohol and smoking.
    • Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
       
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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 Raciper with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure, Clobakon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Raciper

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Hello sir i am suffering from chronic tonsillitis and pharyngitis doctor prescribed be the medicine like pan_d , xyzal , raciper Help say some advice to take of pharyngitis
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Regular gargle. Evaluate the cause of chronic pharyngitis by an ENT specialist. It can be due to nasal cause or acid reflux or bigger infected tonsils
I have Cronic gastric problem and a lot of stifness in neck and shoulder and acid reflux also
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Famocid 20 1 tab bd x 10 days and get yourself examined in clinic
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FAQs

Q. Can a patient undergoing dialysis take Raciper?

Raciper can be taken by a patient undergoing dialysis in a manner as prescribed by the doctor. This is extensively bound to proteins in the body, so, it is not expected to be removed by dialysis.

Q. Can I take Raciper with domperidone?

Raciper can be taken with domperidone. Raciper decreases the acid secretion and domperidone increases the gut motility and helps in reducing nausea and vomiting.

Q. Is Raciper available over the counter?

No, Raciper is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.

Q. Can I take Raciper with aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids?

Raciper can be taken with antacids like aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate. However, antacids should be taken two hours before or one hour after taking Raciper. This is because the other antacids can interfere with the effec of Raciper when they are taken simultaneously.

Q. Is Raciper safe to use?

Yes, Raciper is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor. However, its use is associated with some common side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence.

Q. Can I take Raciper with ranitidine?

Yes, Raciper can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. As Raciper do take some days to show its action, so, ranitidine is given to the patients to immediate relief.

Q. Can the use of Raciper cause weight gain?

Raciper is not known to cause weight gain.

Q. Can the use of Raciper affect birth control?

Raciper does not seem to affect birth control, as no drug interactions have been reported between Raciper and oral birth control pills. It is safe to take the two medications together.

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