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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Acipra 20. Please consult your doctor.
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Acipra 20 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
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Acipra 20 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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It is not known whether Acipra 20 alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and r... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acipra 20 is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acipra 20 is recommended.
Acipra 20 should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acipra 20 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Acipra 20 is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. It is used for treating acid-related diseases of the stomach and intes... View More
Uses of Acipra 20
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
- Peptic ulcer disease
Side effects of Acipra 20
- Sore throat
- Stomach pain
How to use Acipra 20
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. Acipra 20 is to be taken e... View More
How Acipra 20 works
Acipra 20 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... View More
What if you forget to take Acipra 20?
If you miss a dose of Acipra 20, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your... View More
- It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
- Avoid eating late at night or before bedtime.
- Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
- Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
- Long-term use of Acipra 20 can cause weak bones and a deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or... View More
- Consult your doctor right away if you develop decreased urination, edema (swelling due to fluid retention), lower back pain, nausea, fatigue, and rash o... View More
Peptic ulcer disease, H. pylori infection, Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Paediatric GERD
Administer with or without meals
Oral Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease Adult: 20 mg daily for 4-8 wk. Maintenance: 10 or 20 mg/day. All doses to be taken once in the morning. Zoll... View More
Delayed-release capsule (sprinkles) <1 year: Safety and efficacy not established 1-11 years (<15 kg): 5 mg PO qDay 30 minutes before a meal, for up to... View More
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustment needed.
Rabeprazole is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Rabeprazole, other PPIs or to any component of the formulation.
Mode of Action
Rabeprazole is a PPI that suppresses gastric acid secretion by inhibiting H+/K+ ATPase at the secretory surface of the gastric parietal cell.
Gastric malignancy should be ruled out. Severe hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor Mg levels prior to initiation ... View More
1-10% Headache (2-10%),Constipation (2%),Diarrhea (2-5%),Flatulence (3%),Pain (3%),Pharyngitis (3%),Abdominal pain (4%) <1% Agitation,Agranulocytos... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Risk Summary There are no available human data in pregnant women to inform drug associated risk; background risk of major birth defects and miscarriage... View More
May decrease serum concentration of ketoconazole, itraconazole and clopidogrel. Increased risk of hypomagnesaemia w/ diuretics and digoxin. May increase... View More
Alternative brand for Acipra 20
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