Happi Tablet is used for relieving acidity and heartburn associated with conditions like stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It contains rabeprazole as the active ingredient that acts by blocking the action of micropumps in the stomach wall which is responsible for acid production. This medication reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. You should take this medicine preferably in the morning 30 minutes before meals. Patients with osteoporosis, diarrhoea, electrolyte imbalance and liver problems should use this medicine cautiously....
Q: What are the complications associated with the long term use of Happi Tablet?
A: The long term use of Happi Tablet can lead to liver function problem, imbalance in salt levels (magnesium, calcium and sodium) and B12 deficiency. So if you experience symptoms like yellow skin and eyes, loss of appetite, nausea, itching, dizziness, fits, headache, irritability, tiredness or pale skin, visit your doctor immediately. Your doctor may ask you to do regular blood tests.
Q: Why do I get B12 deficiency with Happi Tablet?
A: The absorption of vitamin B12 and vitamin B12 stores in the body can get affected by the long term use of rabeprazole. Rabeprazole reduces the absorption of vitamin B12 from the stomach due to its stomach acid, reducing effects and can lead to vitamin B12 deficiency.
Q: Why should older people be cautious while using Happi Tablet Tablet?
A: Happi Tablet produces bone weakness and can increase the risk of getting fractures in elderly patients if taken in high doses for long term treatment.
Q: I have diarrhoea after taking Happi Tablet, what should I do?
A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of Happi Tablet but sometimes can be serious.Happi Tabletreduces the gastric acid levels and can increase the bacterial count in the gut and can lead to infections. So consult your doctor immediately in case of persistent diarrhoea. He will decide whether to continue this medicine or stop it after clinical examination.
Q: Can I take Happi Tablet empty stomach?
A: Yes, you can take Happi Tablet in an empty stomach. You should preferably take this medicine in the morning on an empty stomach for better stomach acid regulation throughout the day.