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Rabalkem Dsr Capsule

Rabalkem Dsr Capsule

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
95.90*
MRP 137.00
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Medical Description

Rabalkem-DSR capsule is an anti-reflux medicine. Rabalkem DSR is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a condition in which acid from the stomach flows back to the food pipe and causes heartburn, belching, nausea and chest pain. Rabalkem-DSR capsule contains a combination of two medicines - Rabeprazole and Domperidone. It works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach and improving the motility in the gut, thus, reducing the backflow of stomach content into the food pipe. Avoid spicy and oily food while you are on this medicine. Rabalkem DSR capsules should be taken at least 30 minutes before meals for the best results.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹95.90
You Save₹41.10 (30% on MRP)
ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg) + Domperidone(30.0 Mg)
UsesGERD
Side effectsNausea, headache, lack of energy, gas, skin rash
TherapyANTACID AND ANTI-EMETIC
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uses

Uses of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

For the treatment of gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). This condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort and acidity.
contraindications

Contraindications of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

  • If you are allergic to this medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are taking any medicine which might affect the contraction of the heart muscle (QT prolongation)
  • If you are suffering from bleeding in the digestive system
  • If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorder
  • If you have serious heart problems like congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems, electrolyte imbalance
  • If you have any tumour of the pituitary gland (Prolactin pituitary tumours)
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
sideEffects

Side effects of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Lack of energy
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleeplessness
  • Back pain
  • Cough
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rabalkem-DSR capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of this medicine in pregnancy. Hence it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rabalkem-DSR capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Components of this capsule pass into the breastmilk in small amounts and might affect your baby. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding after assessing the benefits over risks your doctor might ...
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driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rabalkem-DSR capsule?
A:
If you experience drowsiness and visual disturbances after taking this medicine, it is advised not to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rabalkem-DSR capsule?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking this medicine does not affect the way it works. However, you should avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol as it is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop watery diarrhoea, fever after taking this medicine
  • You experience black stools
  • You have a stomach tumour
  • You have a history of fractures or have osteoporosis or taking steroids
  • You have liver and kidney disease or kidney failure
  • You have heart problems and associated symptoms like palpitations, difficulty in breathing, unconsciousness
  • You are on this medicine for more than three months. Your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may perform regular tests for the same
  • You develop skin lesions especially in the sun-exposed area after taking this medicine
  • You are taking medicines to treat HIV
  • You should not give this medicine to children of 12 years and below
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12. This medicine is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after long term use. Supplements may be needed
  • Taking this medicine for more than one year may increase the chances of developing bone fractures
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

Rabalkem-DSR capsule medicine should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should preferably be taken in the mornin...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

  • Store Rabalkem-DSR capsules below 25°C, protected from moisture and light
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

  • Rabalkem Dsr capsule is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD occurs when the stomach contents go back into the food pipe. It also helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn, c...
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  • Do not exceed the recommended dose and duration of this medicine.
  • Before starting Rabalkem Dsr capsule, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor about all other medicines that you take and your complete medical history.
  • Rabalkem Dsr should preferably be taken before meals for optimum effectiveness.
  • Avoid spicy and oily/fried food because they can cause excessive acidity.
  • Regular exercises like walking, cycling or swimming can enhance circulation, lessen stress and help you keep a healthy weight.
  • Additionally, limiting alcohol use and giving up smoking are recommended for improved acid reflux treatment.
  • Some people who use Rabalkem Dsr capsules may have headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence and dry mouth. If these side effects worry you or do not go away, let your doctor know.
  • If you experience sleepiness after taking these capsules, it is recommended to avoid driving, operating heavy machinery or performing any such tasks that require mental alertness.
dosage

Dosage of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include confusion, anxiety, fits, altered consciousness, sleepiness, etc. If you think you have taken too much of Rabalkem-DSR, contact your doctor immediately or visit the neares...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Rabalkem-DSR, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double d...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

How Does It Work?

  • A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Rabeprazole binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion
  • Domperidone increases the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
interactions

Interactions of RABALKEM DSR CAPSULE

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of the Rabalkem-DSR capsule if, taken at the same time. However, as this medicine contains rabeprazole and domperidone, any interactions seen with these...
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  • Especially if you are taking anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin or brain-related medicines such as diazepam, blood thinners like warfarin, antibiotics like clarithromycin, immunosuppressants lik...
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  • Concomitant use of Rabalkem-DSR capsule along with antiviral medicines like rilpivirine, atazanavir, antifungals like ketoconazole and Itraconazole should be used with caution.
  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like digoxin may lead to toxicity when taken with the Rabalkem-DSR capsule. If you are taking Warfarin, caution is needed as there are chances of increased bleedi...
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Interactions with food items

  • It should preferably be taken on an empty stomach. However, nicotine and caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) can increase stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Shaman Ansari

D.Pharm, B.Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I am suffering from liver problem. Is Rabalkem-DSR capsule safe for me?

A: Tell your doctor if you are having any liver or kidney problem. The doctor may suggest an alternative.

Q: I get acidity quite often, what should I do to avoid it?

  • Avoid spicy and oily food.
  • Reduce smoking and alcohol intake as these are known to worsen the reflux.
  • Avoid carbonated drinks like cold drinks and soda as the carbon dioxide gas in these is known to worsen acid reflux
  • Reduce chocolate, mint intake.
  • Some medicines are known to increase acidity and worsen the condition such as pain killers like Ibuprofen. You should avoid using these for a long duration.

Q: I have been taking cap Rabalkem DSR for a few months now, what should I look out for?

  • Take this medicine only for the duration as prescribed by your doctor. If there is relief in your symptoms, you may visit your doctor for a follow-up, when your doctor may reduce its dose.
  • This medicine is known to cause fractures, low magnesium levels and vitamin B12 levels on long term use.
  • You need to be cautious about these and keep checking your blood levels regularly and if need be your doctor may prescribe the supplements for these deficiencies.

Q: Can I take Rabalkem DSR after food?

A: Rabalkem DSR should normally be taken before food (on an empty stomach), preferably in the morning, or as advised by the doctor.

Q: What is Rabalkem DSR used for?

A: Rabalkem DSR is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD).

Q: Does capsule Rabalkem DSR help in stomach pain?

A: Stomach ache can be due to various reasons. Rabalkem DSR capsule can provide some relief from stomach ache if it is associated with stomach or intestinal ulcers or due to acidity.

Q: Is Rabalkem-DSR Capsule addictive?

A: No, the Rabalkem-DSR capsule is not an addiction causing medicine. It must be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What is the composition of Rabalkem DSR?

A: The composition of Rabalkem DSR consist of a combination of two medicines - rabeprazole and domperidone
Last Updated on: 6 May 2023 | 5:42 PM (IST)

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