Information about Rebamipide

    Rebamipide uses

    Rebamipide is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

    How rebamipide works

    Rebamipide increases the synthesis of prostaglandin, a chemical messenger which improves healing of the ulcer.

    Common side effects of rebamipide

    Altered taste, Diarrhoea

    Available Medicine for Rebamipide

    • ₹249
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹52
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹50
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹249
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹180
      Ajanta Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Rebamipide

    • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to get pregnant while taking this medicine. The Rebamipide may cause miscarriage if taken during pregnancy.
    • It is also important to avoid pregnancy for at least one month or through one menstrual cycle after you stop taking the Rebamipide.
    • The Rebamipide should be taken during the entire period you're using NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug) since it lowers the chance of developing stomach ulcers caused by NSAIDs.
    • Rebamipide is best taken with food and preferably at bedtime.
    • Do not take antacids that contain magnesium while you are taking the Rebamipide. Ask your doctor for help in selecting a suitable antacid.

    Content on this page was last updated on 16 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)