Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets belong to a group of antiulcer medicines called proton pump inhibitors (PPI). Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets are available in the market at Abiba Pharmacia under the brand name Abirab-20. Abirab-20 tablets are used to treat duodenal ulcers, heartburn, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, erosive oesophagitis, and several types of infections caused by Helicobacter pylori when given along with a Zollinger-Ellison and an antibiotic syndrome.
Abirab-20 tablets contain Rabeprazole which works by blocking the action of the enzyme known as gastric proton pump which is responsible for the production of acid in the human body. Abirab-20 tablets help in reducing the amount of acid produced, prevent the formation of new ulcers and heal the ulcers.
You are advised to take Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets such as headache, weakness, constipation, dizziness, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, flatulence, and runny nose. Most of these side effects of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time but you are still advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently during the treatment of Abirab-20 tablets.
Inform your doctor if you have a stomach tumour or liver disease before consuming Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets. On long-term treatment, Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets may cause low magnesium levels, and vitamin B12 levels and increase the risk of bone fractures. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets because it may cause sleepiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets are not recommended for children as safety has not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets as it could lead to increased drowsiness and can elevate the production of stomach acid.
Medical Benefits of Rabeprazole-20 mg Tablets
Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets belong to a group of antiulcer medicines called proton pump inhibitors(PPI). Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets are used to treat duodenal ulcers, heartburn, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, erosive oesophagitis, and infections caused by helicobacter pylori when given along with an antibiotic. Abirab-20 tablets work by blocking the action of the enzyme known as gastric proton pump that is responsible for the production of acid. Abirab-20 tablets help in reducing the amount of acid produced, heal the ulcers and stop the formation of new ulcers in the human body.
Directions for Use
Read the label given along with the Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets. Swallow the whole tablet of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break the Rabeprazole-20 mg tablet to avoid any irritation in the mouth. You shall take Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets with food to avoid an upset stomach.
Side Effects of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets
There are mild to moderate side effects of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets that resolve over time. Immediately inform your doctor in case the side effects of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets persist or get severe with time. The side effects of Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets may vary in all users as they depend on the physiological conditions and response to the therapy. The range of side effects noticed on using the Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets are mentioned as follows:
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
Safety and Precautions
- Do not consume Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets with alcohol as it may increase the chances of stomach bleeding.
- Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets are not safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, hence, do not take it without a doctor’s consultation.
- Store the Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
- Keep the Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets out of reach of children and pets.
- Don’t drive or do anything that requires mental focus when taking Rabeprazole-20 mg tablets.