Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium)
What is Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium) used for?
Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium) is an oral proton pump inhibitor used to treat conditions caused by excess stomach acid production such as gastro-esophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcers, or in combination with antibiotics to eliminate helicobacter pylori bacteria. The medication operates by reducing the production of stomach acid to reduce stomach pain, inflammation of the stomach lining, or indigestion. Your physician may also prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium)?
Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium) should always be used according to your physician's directions to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is usually taken once or twice each day, but your particular instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Never split or crush the tablets before taking them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium)?
Some patients using Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are confusion, tremors, irregular heartbeats, muscle cramps, choking sensations, or seizures. Inform your physician about any unusual or worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more complications from occurring.
Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium) should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also inform your physician if you have osteoporosis or a vitamin B12 deficiency as these conditions may cause unexpected health complications requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rabicip (Rabeprazole Sodium). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.