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Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
50.91*
MRP 59.89
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Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antacid

Medical Description

Rabekind 20 tablet is used for relieving acidity and heartburn associated with conditions like the stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It contains rabepr
azole 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.
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Uses of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • It is used for the treatment of GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • 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 Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • 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 Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Back pain
  • Weakness
  • Sleeplessness
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rabekind 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Rabekind 20 tablet during pregnancy as there is limited data regarding its safety. If you think you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rabekind 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Rabekind 20 tablet if you are breastfeeding as there is limited information related to its safe usage in lactating mothers. Your doctor will prescribe you safer alternatives.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rabekind 20 tablet?
A:
This medicine usually does not interfere with the driving ability. However, there are chances of drowsiness and dizziness with Rabekind 20 tablet. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive or use heavy machinery if you feel drowsy or dizzy.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rabekind 20 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 are experiencing symptoms like painful joints, skin rashes and tiredness.
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion, problems in swallowing and liver function problem.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools.
  • You experience skin reaction and frequent diarrhoea after taking similar medicine.
  • 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.
  • Rabekind 20 tablet is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • In the body, 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-related stomach problem
    s such as ulcers.
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  • Rabekind 20 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 improves s
    ymptoms such as acidity and heartburn.
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Directions for Use of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Take Rabekind 20 tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water before meals preferably in the morning.

Interactions of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Rabekind 20 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 ef
    fectiveness of these medicines.
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  • There can be increased chances of getting side effects if you are taking 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 cautiously, as it can alter the effects of the medicine.

Interactions with food items

Rabekind 20 tablet should not be taken with food or milk. You should take it 30 minutes before food. As food decreases the effectiveness of rabeprazole medicine.

Storage and disposal of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Rabekind 20 tablet below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Rabekind 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose with Rabekind 20 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 contact your doctor or visit the nearby hospital.
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Rabekind 20 tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the
missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the complications associated with the long term use of Rabekind 20 tablet?

A: The long term use of Rabekind 20 tablet can lead to liver function problems, 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 Rabekind 20 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 Rabekind 20 tablet Tablet?

A: Rabekind 20 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 Rabekind 20 tablet, what should I do?

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of Rabekind 20 tablet but sometimes can be serious.Rabekind 20 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 Rabekind 20 tablet empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take Rabekind 20 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.

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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesGERD, Peptic ulcers
Side effectsRunny nose, sore throat, headache, cough, vomiting
Last Updated on: 21 Aug 2021 | 10:23 AM (IST)
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