Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Rabeprazole works by inhibiting the production of acid in the stomach.
Rabeprazole is used in the treatment of
Take rabeprazole tablets or capsules as directed by your doctor by mouth with or with out food with glass of water. If you do not understand the instructions on the prescription ask your pharmacist to explain them to you.
Rabeprazole comes as delayed release capsule. Do not crush or chew the capsule and take it as a whole
It is preferable to take the rabeprazole in the morning after the meals.
Rabeprazole can be taken along with the antacids.
Rabeprazole belongs to FDA pregnancy category B.
Safety and efficacy of rabeprazole is not established in the children.
Rabeprazole is not showing any extra adverse effects compared to young people however it is advisable to be cautious as some older individuals may be sensitive to rabeprazole
Avoid drinking alcohol.
The following are the side effects of rabeprazole
Rabeprazole may cause dizziness caution is advised while driving or operating the machine.
Use complete course of the medication given by your doctor. Do not stop the medication with out consulting the doctor. You might get the relief from the symptoms after you take complete the total coarse of the medication.
Take the medication daily once preferable in the morning.
It is imp to read manufacturing packaging instructions carefully if available and always do not hesitate to consult pharmacist or physician for any additional information if require.
Written by: healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: January 19, 2015
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