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Rpee 20 Capsule


Overview

Rpee Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

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

How Rpee Capsule works

Rpee 20 Capsule 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.

Rpee Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Rpee 20 Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rpee 20 Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Rpee 20 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Rpee 20 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Rpee 20 Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Rpee 20 Capsule is recommended.
Liver
Rpee 20 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rpee 20 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rpee Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Rpee 20 Capsule, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Take it one hour before meal, preferably in the morning.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rpee with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Konit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan, Anxionil
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 Rpee

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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
I suffer from Acid reflux i think . the moment i eat slightly spicy food, there is an urge to vomit . but if I have a few sips of water , it dies down . if I do not have water , i vomit many times throwing out the recently eaten food
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
You should refrain from eating spicy foods. Take Tab Topcid 20 1 bd x 5 days
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Rpee to work?

Rpee will start working in 2-3 hours after taking it. You should start feeling better in 2-3 days.

Q. What is the best time to take Rpee?

It is best to take Rpee before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Rpee is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.

Q. Can I stop taking Rpee if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Rpee before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is complete.

Q. Does Rpee cause bone problems?

Yes, long term use of Rpee can cause thinning of bones, which is called osteoporosis. Rpee decreases the calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency, and increases the risk of bone fractures of hip, wrist or spine.

Q. How is Rpee useful in the treatment of H. pylori infection?

Rpee is used along with antibiotics for the treatment of H.Pylori infection. It works by decreasing stomach acid volume and decreasing breakdown and washout of antibiotics leading to an increased antibiotic concentration and tissue penetration. It also helps in the symptomatic relief by decreasing associated acidity, reflux, and heartburn.

Q. Can I take Rpee with vitamin D?

Yes, vitamin D can be taken along with Rpee. Vitamin D is generally advised to be taken as a supplement with Rpee as its long-term use decreases the absorption of calcium and cause calcium deficiency. This can lead to osteoporosis (thinning of bones) and increase the risk of bone fractures like hip, wrist and spine fractures.

Q. Can long term use of Rpee cause magnesium deficiency?

Long-term use of Rpee can lower magnesium levels in patients taking multiple daily doses for a year or longer (at least 3 months). Get your magnesium levels checked at regular intervals. Tell your doctor if you experience seizures, dizziness, abnormal or fast heartbeat, jitteriness, jerking movements or shaking (tremors), muscle weakness, spasms of the hands and feet, cramps, muscle aches or spasm of the voice box.

Q. Is it safe to use Rpee for long term?

Rpee should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Rpee is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

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References
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