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Repan 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Repan 20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Repan 20 mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹3.67/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Repan Tablet

Uses of Repan Tablet

Repan 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).

Repan Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Repan 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. Repan 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Repan Tablet works

Repan 20 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 Repan Tablet

Expert advice for Repan 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.
  • Repan 20 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 Repan 20 mg Tablet can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Repan 20 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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Repan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Repan Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Repan 20 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
Repan 20 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
Repan 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Repan 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Repan 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Repan 20 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Repan 20 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Repan 20 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Repan Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Repan 20 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 Repan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Repan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Repan with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Repan with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Repan with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Repan with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
Repan with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Repan with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Repan with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Repan with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Repan with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Repan with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Repan with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Repan with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Vibzi, Meth
Repan with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Repan with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Repan with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Repan with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
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