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Rcpan 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rcpan 40 mg Tablet

Acidity, Peptic ulcer disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
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MRP
45
₹4.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rcpan Tablet

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Uses of Rcpan Tablet

Rcpan 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
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Rcpan Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rcpan are Vomiting, Headache, Stomach pain, Nausea, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Rcpan 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. Rcpan 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rcpan Tablet works

Rcpan 40 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Rcpan Tablet

Expert advice for Rcpan Tablet

  • 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.
  • Rcpan 40 mg Tablet can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Rcpan 40 mg Tablet can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Rcpan 40 mg Tablet is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
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Rcpan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rcpan Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Rcpan 40 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Rcpan 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Rcpan 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Rcpan 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rcpan 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Rcpan 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Rcpan 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rcpan 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rcpan Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Rcpan 40 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Rcpan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

Rcpan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
No, Rcpan is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.
Rcpan is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Rcpan is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Yes, Rcpan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Rcpan should not be taken for a long time unless there is an indication for the medicine. Though generally safe, certain conditions like low magnesium levels and fractures are associated with long-term use. Consult your doctor before continuing the drug for a long time as you may need to get some tests done on a regular basis.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Rcpan and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Rcpan and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Rcpan and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with ranitidine?
Both Rcpan and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Rcpan if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Rcpan. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Rcpan Rcpan and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Rcpan while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Rcpan along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Rcpan. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with other medications?
Rcpan can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Rcpan and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Rcpan with other medications.
Q. Can I take Rcpan with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Rcpan and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Rcpan. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Rcpan, please consult your doctor.
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Rcpan in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Rcpan.
Change in weight has been associated with Rcpan. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Rcpan use.
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Rcpan. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Rcpan.
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Rcpan use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Dementia has not been reported with Rcpan use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Rcpan. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Yes, like any other medicine, Rcpan has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Rcpan contain aluminum or magnesium?
Rcpan does not commonly contain aluminum or magnesium as an excipient (additional substance) or as a coating. Please read the package insert available with the medicine for further information.

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Taking Rcpan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rcpan with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Rcpan with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Rcpan with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Rcpan with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Rcpan with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab
Rcpan with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Rcpan with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Solzam, Clozop, Oresta, Adinep, Clobakem, Bazzy, Kivizam, Clobanil, Adobe, Lobachek, Zac, C Baz, Lobaz, Zep
Rcpan with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Rcpan with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Rcpan with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Rcpan with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Rcpan with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Rcpan with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Rcpan with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Folitrax, Rhutrex, Oncotrex, Meditrex, Mext, Neotrexate, Imutrex, Biotrexate, Trex, Vibzi, Methofast, Hitrex, Meth
Rcpan with Azithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azla, Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azithro, Azinol, Estocin, Rozy, Azikem, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Qazi, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Azicin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, Azitus, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom
Rcpan with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Rcpan with Clarithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Rcpan with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox

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