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Revaprazan

Information

Uses

Revaprazan is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Revaprazan lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence

Available Medicine

No medicine available

Expert advice

  • 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.
  • Revaprazan 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 Revaprazan can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Revaprazan 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 advised by your doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 23 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)