What is Rebagen (Rebamipide) used for?
Rebagen (Rebamipide) is an oral medication used to treat gastritis and improve the rate of healing for gastric ulcers. It operates by increasing mucosal protection to strengthen the strength of the stomach lining and increase the its rate of regeneration to repair ulcers or other damage caused by similar conditions. Your physician may also prescribe the medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Rebagen (Rebamipide)?
Rebagen (Rebamipide) is normally taken once daily at a dosage of one tablet for a period of medication lasting one week. Your individual instructions will depend on the severity of your condition, current health condition, and your response to previous treatments. The tablets should be swallowed whole and unaltered with a large glass of water. Do not change the tablets before use by splitting or crushing them as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have regarding the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Rebagen (Rebamipide)?
Side effects that may occur while using Rebagen (Rebamipide) include:
Stop using the medication and contact your physician immediately if you experience any intense or worrying health problems to make sure the proper alterations are made to your application frequency or dosage to prevent further health complications from occurring. Emergency medical attention may also be required in more serious cases.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rebagen (Rebamipide). 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 any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.