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Hirab 20mg Tablets

By FERVENT LIFESCIENCE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 44.53*
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Hirab 20 MG Description

Hirab Tablet is used to treat acidity & heartburn in conditions such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It contains rabeprazole as its active medici

e. It belongs to the 'Proton pump inhibitor' class of medications. They are used to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. You should take this medicine as directed by the doctor. It should preferably be taken in the morning, 30 minutes before meals.

Product Summary

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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcid reflux disease, heart burn, chest discomfort, acidity
Side effectsNausea, headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain, dry mouth
TherapyANTACID
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Uses of Hirab 20 MG

  • For the treatment of heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach rises to the food pipe and mouth.
  • Treatment of ulcers of stomach, intestine and inflammation and erosion of food pipe due to stomach acid.
  • Management of a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumour of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Contraindications of Hirab 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to rabeprazole or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or think that you could be pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Hirab 20 MG

  • Sleeplessness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Hirab 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hirab Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Hirab Tablet during pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hirab Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Hirab Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe you safer alternatives.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Hirab Tablet?
A:
There are chances of drowsiness and dizziness with the Hirab Tablet. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive or use heavy machinery while taking treatment with this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hirab Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking Rabeprazole does not affect the way this medicine works. However, you must avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver function problem.
  • You are experiencing symptoms like painful joints, skin rashes and tiredness.
  • You are to undergo any blood test (Chromogranin A).
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion and problems in swallowing.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are excreting black stools.
  • You have a skin reaction after taking similar medicine.
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea.
  • You are expected to take this medicine for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with that.
  • The long term treatment with this medicine may lead to a deficiency of vitamin B12 which can produce symptoms like pale skin, sore tongue, weakness, headache, disturbed vision and irritability.
  • The long term treatment of this medicine may also weaken your bones or may slightly increase the risk of fracture.
  • In some patients with ulcers, the course of this medicine may take 1 to 3 months. Do not stop the medicine on your own.
  • Hirab Tablet is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Hirab 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • In an average healthy individual, specific cells in the stomach get stimulated and release acid after intake of food. In certain individuals, these pumps secrete an excess of acids and lead to acid-re...
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  • Hirab Tablet blocks the activity of these micropumps in the stomach walls known as proton pumps thus acid release in the stomach decreases and this helps in the healing of ulcers and helps improve sym...
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Directions for Use of Hirab 20 MG

  • Take Hirab Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water without food.
  • You should take this medicine without fail and regularly as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than what has been prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Hirab 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Hirab Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently consuming or might consume to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Hirab Tablet along with medicines used to treat HIV infections like Atazanavir, Nelfinavir, Rilpivirine or use of antacids should be avoided as Rabeprazole may decrease the effectiv...
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  • There may be higher chances of getting side effects if you are consuming a medicine containing Digoxin used to treat heart failure along with Omee Capsule, especially in elderly patients.
  • Concomitant use of anticoagulants like Warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding and ulcers.
  • Other medicines like Methotrexate and antifungals such as Ketoconazole or Itraconazole should be used carefully, as it can alter the effects of the medicine.

Interactions with food items

Hirab Tablet should not be taken with food or milk. You should consume it 30 minutes before food as food decreases the effectiveness of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Hirab 20 MG

  • Store Hirab Tablet below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Dispose of the expired medicine or medicine which is no longer needed.

Dosage of Hirab 20 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose with Hirab Tablet are similar to the side-effects in the body. So, if you have consumed a higher dose or think you may have taken too much of the medicine, do not panic and co...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. It is strictly advised not to take a double dose to make up for the forgotten ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why should older people be cautious while using Hirab Tablet?

A: Hirab 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 Hirab Tablet, what should I do?

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of the Hirab Tablet but sometimes can be serious. Hirab Tablet reduces 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 or stop the medicine after clinical examination.

Q: Can I take Hirab Tablet empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can consume Hirab Tablet on an empty stomach. You should preferably take this medicine in the morning on an empty stomach for better stomach acid regulation throughout the day.
Product Details
Brand
HIRAB
Expires on or After
27/12/2022
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:28 PM (IST)

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