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Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byTtk Healthcare Ltd.
ContainsRabeprazole
Description

Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet is a drug used in the treatment of stomach ulcers, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other acidity related disorders by decreasing the acid produced in the stomach.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Running nose and cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Skin Rash
  • Anorexia

Uses of Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
  • Helicobacter pylori Infection
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Other forms of Ulcers
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of oral administration. However, taking this medicine after food might delay the onset of action.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect lasts for an average of close to 24 hours after administration.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy. There is a lack of evidence regarding its safety in pregnant women
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by mothers who are breastfeeding.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to rabeprazole or any other drug of the same group, i.e. Benzimidazoles.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy. There is a lack of evidence regarding its safety in pregnant women

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use by mothers who are breastfeeding.
General warnings

Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea

Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet may be associated with Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea and it is recommended to undergo diagnostic tests for the same before taking this medicine.

Lupus

Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet may be associated with lupus (systemic and cutaneous). Signs and symptoms like extreme tiredness, painful joints, rashes and lesions on the skin after consuming Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet should be reported immediately to the doctor and usage should be discontinued.

Liver disease

Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet should be given with suitable dose adjustments for having liver diseases. Any liver condition should be reported to the doctor prior to taking the medicine.

Bone Fractures

Use of high dose of Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet for prolonged duration may increase the risk of bone fractures especially in older patients and women. Supplements like Calcium citrate and Vitamin D should be taken after consulting the doctor.

Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Long-term treatment with Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B-12 in the body. Supplements can be taken after consulting the doctor.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Phenytoin

Warfarin

Nelfinavir

Digoxin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Any incidence of liver disease should be reported to the doctor. Suitable adjustment in dosage can be done based on the extent of impairment.

Osteoporosis

Suitable adjustment in dosage quantity and duration should be made if you are at risk of Osteoporosis related fracture. Established treatment guidelines should be strictly followed in such cases.

Hypomagnesemia

Any incidences of magnesium level imbalance should be reported to the doctor. The imbalance could occur due to a disease or some other medication being taken. Regular monitoring is recommended if you are suffering from this condition and taking Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet should not be taken if there is a history of allergy to Benzimidazoles. It should be taken only after consulting a doctor and all the instructions should be followed.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Rabulcer 10 MG Tablet works by interfering with the final step of acid release in the stomach. Thus, acidity in the stomach is decreased and ulcer healing process is fastened.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Proton pump inhibitors

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database#searchname

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https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=951caefe-6e18-48ff-9567-beb545b09c25
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