RABEGEN

Rabegen is an antisecretory drug (substituted benzimidazole proton-pump inhibitor) that does not reduce gastric acid secretion by blocking the gastric H+, K+ATPase at the secretory surface of the gastric parietal cell. Rabeprazole has been classified as a gastric proton-pump inhibitor since this enzyme is thought to be the acid (proton) pump inside the parietal cell.

Use this medication precisely as recommended by your physician. Follow the prescription of your doctor carefully. 

The medication dose your physician has given is based on your condition, other medications or food supplements you may take, and your reaction to treatment. To diminish your risks for adverse effects, don’t increase your dosage, take it regularly, or take it as instructed by your physician. Adverse events may still happen even at usual prescription dosages. 

If your physician requests you to use this drug consistently, use it regularly to get the most benefits from it. To make you remember it better, take it at a fixed time every day. 

Your doctor may need to modify your dosages to ease your symptoms or if you develop adverse reactions. 

If you have any inquiries with regards to information, ask your physician or pharmacist. 

Rabegen is used in the following conditions:

  • GERD
  • Non-ulcer dyspepsia
  • Any other acid-peptic condition that causes nausea or vomiting, such as acute gastritis, particularly NSAID-induced
  • Burning in various acid peptic disorders associated with nausea or vomiting 
  • Reflux esophagitis
  • Gastroparesis

This medicine may be recommended for different uses. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more information.  

Do not use Rabegen in people with the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

Rabegen may have the following side effects:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Musculoskeletal aches and pain
  • Digestive system complaints
  • Hematopoietic changes
  • Weight change
  • Decreased libido
  • Hearing and sight difficulties
  • Skin lesions and genital system affections
  • Increased salivation
  • Other GI disturbances
  • Headache
  • Asthenia
  • Photosensitivity or allergic reactions
  • Malaise
  • CV signs
  • Thyroid abnormalities
  • Edema
  • Sleep disturbances & other central nervous symptoms
  • Resp features
  • Dysuria
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hypersensitivity

Keep in mind that your physician has recommended this drug since he or she has known that the advantage to you is more noteworthy than the risk of adverse reactions. Many individuals utilizing this medicine don’t have serious side effects.  

A serious allergy to this medication is uncommon. In any case, seek emergency medical help if you see any manifestations of a serious allergic response, including a rash, tingling or swelling particularly of the face or tongue or throat, dizziness or difficulty in breathing. 

This is not a complete list of side effects. If you see other effects not recorded above, contact your physician or pharmacist.

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Lactation
  • Pregnancy

Prior to taking this medicine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or if you have some other hypersensitivities. This drug may contain inert ingredients which can cause unfavorable side effects or different issues. Talk with your pharmacist for more information.

Interactions

Rabegen may interact with the following medicines:

  • Anticholinergic agents
  • Ketoconazole
  • Cyclosporine metabolism

Inform your physician about the drugs you take including over-the-counter medications, prescribed drugs, supplements and vitamins. 

This is not a complete list of drug interactions. Approach your physician or pharmacist for more details. 

The effects of certain medications can change if you consume different medications or herbal products simultaneously. This can build your risk for side effects or may cause your drugs not to work effectively. These interactions are conceivable, yet don’t generally happen. Your physician or pharmacist can prevent or oversee interactions by changing how you utilize your prescriptions or by close checking. 

While utilizing this drug, don’t start, stop, or change the dose of other medicines you are using without your physician’s advice. 

Symptoms of overdose may include the following: 

If an overdose is suspected, call your health care provider immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Rabegard
  • Rabeprazole

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