Brand Name Rabeks 20mg Tablet
Salt Composition

Rabeprazole (20mg)

Strength 20mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 10 Tablets in 1 Strip
Storage Store below 30°C
Category

Gastro Intestional Tract

SubCategory

anti-ulcer

Country of Origin India
Manufacturer

Axis Life Science Pvt Ltd

Manufacturer/Marketer Address Axis Life Science Pvt Ltd,371, Green City, near Krishna Shalby Hospital, Ghuma, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380058
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    Medical Description of Rabeks 20mg Tablet

    Rabeks contains Rabeprazole 20mg used to treat conditions like Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and peptic ulcer disease. It is a proton pump inhibitor that helps to get relief from acid-related indigestion and heartburn in the stomach. It produces its action by decreasing the secretion of acid in the parietal cells of the stomach. Take the medicine on an empty stomach, preferably in the morning. Kindly avoid consuming spicy, fatty, and caffeinated drinks such as tea, coffee, and soft drinks. Don’t break, chew, or crush the tablet.


    Rabeks 20mg Tablet Uses

    It is used in the treatment of the following condition as Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and peptic ulcer.


    Rabeks 20mg Tablet Benefits

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

    GERD occurs due to stomach acid frequently flowing backward direction from the stomach to the esophagus. Heartburn and acid indigestion are the symptoms of GERD. Rabeprazole is used to treat the backflow acid secretion in the stomach.

    Peptic ulcer disease

    It is a disease caused by Helicobacter pylori bacteria. It causes gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. H.Pylori bacteria mainly affects the lining of the stomach and has less effect on acid secretion. Rabeprazole with an antibiotic combination is used to treat this condition.

    Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

    It is a condition where tumours form in the pancreas and duodenum. These forming tumours secrete gastrin hormone, which in turn causes more acid secretion in the stomach. Rabeprazole is used to treat the acid suppression in the stomach due to tumours.


    Rabeks 20mg Tablet Indication

    Rabeks tablet is prescribed in the following indication such as Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and peptic ulcer.


    Mechanism of action of Rabeks 20mg Tablet

    Rabeks tablets contain Rabeprazole which is a proton pump inhibitor. It produces its action by inhibiting the H+/K+ ATP pumps which are released by parietal cells in the stomach for gastric acid secretion. By blocking these pumps reduce the acid secretion in the stomach and helps to get relief from the acidity.


    How Rabeks 20mg Tablet works

    Rabeks tablets contain Rabeprazole which is a proton pump inhibitor. It produces its action by inhibiting the H+/K+ ATP pumps which are released by parietal cells in the stomach for gastric acid secretion. By blocking these pumps reduce the acid secretion in the stomach and helps to get relief from the acidity.


    Rabeks 20mg Tablet Contraindication

    • Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to rabeprazole and other proton pump inhibitors (pantoprazole)
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine with Rilpivirine-containing products
    • Long term use may cause Cutaneous lupus erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus
    • Kindly avoid this drug if you have any hepatic impairment and interstitial nephritis
    • It is contraindicated to use this medicine if you have diarrhea because of Clostridium difficile bacterial infection


    Rabeks 20mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Headache
    • Abdominal pain
    • Flatulence
    • Diarrhea
    • Hypomagnesemia
    • Hyponatremia
    • Pharyngitis
    • Abnormal taste
    • Chest pain


    FAQs for Rabeks 20mg Tablet

    • How long does it take for the Rabeks tablet to work?

    Usually, it starts to work within an hour and it produces its effect within two to four hours. But it may take weeks to get relief from your symptoms

    • Can long-term use of Rabeks tablets cause magnesium deficiency?

    Yes, prolonged use of this medicine may reduce the magnesium level in your body, so kindly check your magnesium level frequently while you are receiving this medicine.

    • How the Rabeks tablet is useful in the treatment of H.pylori infection?

    The medicine is used along with some antibiotics to treat H.Pylori infection by decreasing the acid in the stomach and also by breaking down the antibiotics which leads to an increase in the concentration of antibiotics and penetration of tissue this result to get relief from acidity.


    Precautions and general warning of Rabeks 20mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    Consuming alcohol while receiving this medication is considered a caution because the use of this medicine may cause acidity which worsens the condition of patients. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    No. It is not safe after administration. It causes dizziness, sleepiness, and alters the ability to drive. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Pregnancy

    No, the use of this medicine is considered unsafe during pregnancy because it may produce a harmful effect on the developing fetus. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Breast Feeding

    No, the use of this medicine is considered unsafe during breastfeeding because it is excreted via breast milk. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Kidney Problem

    It is considered safe to use this medicine for patients who are having a renal impairment. The use of this medicine does not require dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Liver Disease

    The tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver impairment. The use of this medicine required dose modification. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    How to Take Rabeks 20mg Tablet

    It should be taken on an empty stomach, at least one hour before the meal as prescribed by the doctor. Take this medicine at a regular interval of time. It is better, try to finish your dinner as earlier as possible at least 2 – 3 hours before going to the bed, which leads to the reduction of acid secretion in the stomach.

    Take the correct dose and duration of medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Swallow the whole tablet at once. Take the tablet has fully or wholly, don’t break, cut, chew, or crush the tablet.


    Use of Rabeks 20mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered to be safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if the drug is prescribed by a doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Rabeks 20mg Tablet in children

    Rabeks tablet is not prescribed in children who are below 1 year old. Kindly consult with your doctor.


    Use of Rabeks 20mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    Rabeks tablets should be used with caution in patients with an elderly age group, which leads to developing further medical problems, leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.


    Other general warnings

    • The use of proton pump inhibitors may increase the risk of developing salmonella and campylobacter infection
    • Monitor your INR and prothrombin time when you are receiving this medicine along with warfarin
    • Long-term use may cause vit B12 deficiency


    Talk to your doctor if

    • You have experienced pain in your joints, skin rashes, indigestion, and stomach pain
    • You have a family history of stomach cancer
    • You are responding to the treatment


    General instructions

    Rabeks tablets contain Rabeprazole used in the treatment of the following condition as Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer diseases.

    Rabeprazole is an anti-ulcer agent used to get relief from indigestion and heartburn in the stomach. This helps to decrease the acid secretion in the stomach.


    Drug Interaction of Rabeks 20mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Erlotinib

    The use of this medicine is contraindicated because the combination of the anti-ulcer drug with erlotinib may alter the upper stomach Ph and decrease its metabolism of medicine.

    Atazanavir:

    The use of rabeprazole decreases the effect of atazanavir by increasing the gastric Ph. Use alternative drugs also reduce the concentration of drug

    Methotrexate:

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of rabeprazole increases the effect of methotrexate by decreasing its renal clearance. At a higher dose, it increases the risk of developing toxicity.

    Fluvoxamine:

    Therapy should be administered with caution because the use of fluvoxamine will increase the effect of rabeprazole by affecting the liver enzymes.

    Ketoconazole

    Ketoconazole is an antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections. This medication requires an acidic environment in the intestine to be absorbed. This medicine with rabeprazole affects the absorption of the drug in the intestine.

    Antacids

    Antacids containing aluminum and magnesium are used for indigestion. This medicine alters the action of antacids. It is better to give this medicine at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking antacids. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Drug-Food Interaction

    By using this medicine with food should be maintained time gap at least 1 hour before the meals for better effectiveness of the medicine. By using this medicine with spicy, fatty foods, alcohol, caffeinated drinks, or beverages such as coffee, tea, cola, etc, should be avoided for better effectiveness of the medicine.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Gastrointestinal perforation

    It should be used with caution in patients with gastrointestinal perforations (intestinal problems such as internal bleeding, an obstruction, or perforation of the stomach, and intestine, etc) that lead to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.

    Pheochromocytoma

    It should be used with caution in patients with pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumor, leads to developing high blood pressure, sweating, fast heartbeat, etc), which leads to worsening the patient's health conditions. Kindly consult with your doctor

    Liver diseases

    This combinational capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment, or liver diseases. Then it leads to a risk of a liver problem or liver damage. Kindly consult with your doctor. Dose modification or replacement is required based on the medical conditions of the patient.

    Bone fractures

    By using the medicine for a very long period of this time leads the osteoporosis (Bone fracture). To avoid osteoporosis calcium and other vitamin D supplement are given to minimize calcium and vitamin deficiency. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Vitamin B12 deficiency                                

    By using the medicine for a very long period of this time leads the Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 supplements are given with rabeprazole to minimize this vitamin deficiency. Kindly consult with your doctor


    Over Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor don’t overdose on the medicine. If you have taken an overdose of this medicine immediately meet the doctor and rush to the nearby hospital. 


    Missed Dose

    Take the medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not skip the medicine, if you forgot to take the medicine or missed the dose. It is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Don’t take the extra dose take the regular dose immediately. Don’t use the two-dose at one time (Double Dose).


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30°C room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children and pets. Otherwise, it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable bag.


    Fast Tag

    Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, the anti-ulcer agent used to relieve acid-related indigestion, and heartburn in the stomach

    Likewise, it is better, try to finish your dinner as earlier as possible at least 2 – 3 hours before going to the bed, which leads to the reduction of acid secretion in the stomach.