molecule

Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

Molecule Description

Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole is a combination medicine. It is an anti-reflux medici...
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uses

Uses of Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD).
contraindications

Contraindications of Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

When should one not use Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

  • If you are allergic to levosulpiride, rabeprazole or similar medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • If you have a history of fits or Parkinson's disease.
sideEffects

Side effects of Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Cough
  • Weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take levosulpiride+rabeprazole during pregnancy?
A:
Consult with your doctor before taking levosulpiride+rabeprazole during pregnancy as limited safety data is available.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take levosulpiride+rabeprazole while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult with your doctor before taking levosulpiride+rabeprazole while breastfeeding as limited safety data is available.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken levosulpiride+rabeprazole?
A:
Avoid driving if you experience dizziness or drowsiness after taking levosulpiride+rabeprazole.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with levosulpiride+rabeprazole?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with levosulpiride+rabeprazole, as it may worsen the side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart disease, bleeding disorders or tendency to bleed easily
  • You have a history of brain tumor, fits, heart disease, lumpy breast etc
  • You have low vitamin B12 levels, blood and liver problems, stomach bleeding, ulcers or tumor in stomach ...
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  • You develop any allergic reactions or other skin reactions
  • You have fever, muscle rigidity, irregular heartbeats, movement problems
  • You have a history of allergic reaction due to similar medicine
  • You develop infection after taking this medicine
  • Taking levosulpiride+rabeprazole for more than one year may increase chances of developing bone fractures
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

How Does It Work?

  • Rabeprazole works by blocking the secretion of acid in the stomach by acting on a pump called the proton pump in the stomach, responsible for the secretion of stomach acids.
  • Levosulpiride works by increasing the motility of the stomach and intestine so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
interactions

Interactions of Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way levosulpiride+rabeprazole works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medications that neutralise acidity in the stomach (containing aluminium and magnesium hydroxide), muscle relaxants, painkillers, antacids, anti-fungal medicines, anti-HI...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: In which all dosage forms is levosulpiride+rabeprazole available?

A: Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole is available in the form of a tablet, capsule.

Q: What is levosulpiride+rabeprazole used for?

A: Levosulpiride+Rabeprazole is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD).
Last Updated on: 05 Jan 2022 | 04:56 PM (IST)

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