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ULCIGARD 20MG CAPSULE

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Composition for ULCIGARD

Rabeprazole(20 mg)

food interaction for ULCIGARD

alcohol interaction for ULCIGARD

pregnancy interaction for ULCIGARD

lactation interaction for ULCIGARD

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ulcigard 20mg capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Ulcigard 20mg capsule 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 Ulcigard 20mg capsule.
SAFE
Ulcigard 20mg capsule 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 ULCIGARD

Rabeprazole(20 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Ulcigard 20mg capsule lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES for ULCIGARD

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    Rs. 1.81/capsule
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    Rs. 13.43/capsule
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Expert advice for ULCIGARD

  • 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 ULCIGARD

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 12 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)