Rabeprazole+Domperidone is a gastrointestinal medicine composed of Rabeprazole stomach acid reducer, and Domperidone nausea/vomiting reducer. Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets are available in the market at Abiba Pharmacia under the brand name ABIRAB-D. Together Rabeprazole+Domperidone reduce the amount of acid your stomach makes and decrease the symptoms of vomiting and nausea. Rabeprazole+Domperidone treats symptoms of acid reflux due to hyperacidity, stomach ulcer, Peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome like overproduction of acid due to a pancreatic tumor. Besides this, Rabeprazole+Domperidone is used in the short term to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms. GERD is a condition where the sphincter (valve) located at the uppermost part of the stomach gets irritated and gets defective due to excessive stomach acid production. then, the stomach acid and juice flow back into the food pipe, leading to heartburn and stomach upset. Heartburn is the post-effect of acid that reflux with a burning-like feeling that grows from the stomach towards the neck.
Rabeprazole+Domperidone should be taken an hour before food or without food for fine results. Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it ABIRAB-D. You should keep taking ABIRAB-D for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment of ABIRAB-D too early, your symptoms may come back, and your condition may worsen. When an adult taking ABIRAB-D tablets, might have common side effects like headache, vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, flatulence, dizziness, and arthralgia (joint pain). In the case of kids taking Rabeprazole+Domperidone might report upper respiratory tract infections, headache, diarrhea, fever, vomiting, rash, and abdominal pain. These side effects are temporary and may resolve after some time but if still ABIRAB-D persists, contact the doctor.
Medical Benefits of Rabeprazole and Domperidone Tablets
ABIRAB-D tablets are a combination of two drugs, Rabeprazole and Domperidone. Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug that works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps to relieve acid-related indigestion and heartburn and Domperidone works on the upper digestive tract to grow the movement of the intestines, and stomach, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach.
Side Effects of Rabeprazole+Domperidone Tablets
There are mild to moderate side effects of Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets, that get resolved over time. Immediately inform your doctor in case the side effects of ABIRAB-D tablets persist or get severe with time. The side effects of Rabeprazole+Domperidone 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+Domperidone tablets are mentioned as follows:
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
Safety and Precautions
- Do not consume Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets with alcohol as it may increase the chances of stomach bleeding.
- Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets are not safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding, hence, do not take it without a doctor’s consultation.
- Store the Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
- Keep the Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets out of reach of children and pets.
- Don’t drive or do anything that requires mental focus when taking Rabeprazole+Domperidone tablets.