RABEPRAZOLE SODIUM 20 MG TABLET Description:
RABEPRAZOLE SODIUM 20 MG TABLET 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.
RABEPRAZOLE SODIUM 20 MG TABLET is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.
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. RABEPRAZOLE SODIUM 20 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is Rabeprazole sodium an over the counter product?
No, Rabeprazole sodium is not an over the counter product, it is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Is Rabeprazole sodium an antacid?
Rabeprazole sodium is not an antacid. It belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach while antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Does Rabeprazole sodium cause osteoporosis (thinning of bones)?
Yes, long term use of Rabeprazole sodium can cause osteoporosis (thinning of bones). It decreases the calcium absorption leading to calcium deficiency and increases the risk of bone fractures of hip, wrist or spine. Inform your doctor if you have osteoporosis or if you are taking corticosteroids (these can increase the risk of osteoporosis) before starting your therapy. Take enough calcium and vitamin D to reduce the risk.
Can I take aluminum hydroxide and magnesium carbonate or other antacids with Rabeprazole