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Rabesec Dsr Capsule

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
79.86*
MRP 133.10
40% OFF
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Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg) + Domperidone(30.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID AND ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Rabesec DSR capsule is used to treat acid reflux disease or Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition where acid from the stomach flows back up to the food pipe along with the contents of th...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

Rabesec DSR capsule is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD), a condition that leads to acid reflux from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort and acidity.
contraindications

Contraindications of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

  • If you are allergic to rabeprazole, domperidone or any of the ingredients of the Rabesec DSR capsule.
  • If you are taking any medicines 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 disorders.
  • If you have serious heart problems like congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems or an electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you have any tumor of the pituitary gland (Prolactin pituitary tumours).
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Back pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Rabesec DSR capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Rabesec DSR capsules should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Rabesec DSR capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Rabesec DSR capsule passes into the breastmilk in small amounts. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding. After assessing the necessity and safety, your doctor might either change the medicine or...
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driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Rabesec DSR capsule?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking this medicine does not affect the way it works. However, you should avoid drinking alcohol in large quantities 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 tumor.
  • 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 or 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 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.
  • Rabesec DSR capsules should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Rabesec DSR capsule is a combination of two active ingredients - rabeprazole and domperidone.
  • Rabeprazole belongs to the class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes that involve the intake of ions via a proton pump in the cells...
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  • Domperidone increases the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

Rabesec DSR capsules should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should preferably be taken in the morning befor...
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interactions

Interactions of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of this combination with other drugs. However, as this medicine contains Omeprazole and Domperidone, any interactions seen with these two comp...
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  • Rilpivirine should never be used with this medicine.
  • Never take these medicines along with it - Disopyramide, Amiodarone, medicines for mental problems haloperidol, Citalopram, antibiotics like Erythromycin, Levofloxacin, Azithromycin, antifungals like ...
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  • This medicine interferes with the action of antiviral medicines like Rilpivirine, Atazanavir and Nelfinavir and antifungals like Posaconazole, Ketoconazole and Itraconazole.
  • Medicines used to treat heart failure like digoxin may lead to toxicity when taken with this medicine.
  • Medicines used for mental disorders like Diazepam and Phenytoin.
  • If you are taking Warfarin, caution is needed as there are chances of increased bleeding.

Interactions with food items

  • Rabesec DSR capsules should preferably be taken on an empty stomach.
  • Food such as nicotine and caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) can increase stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process. However, there is no interaction between them.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

  • Store Rabesec DSR capsule below 25°C, protected from moisture and light.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Rabesec Dsr Capsule

Overdose

  • An overdose of the Rabesec DSR capsule can cause confusion, anxiety, fits, altered consciousness or sleepiness.
  • If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking any dose of Rabesec DSR capsule, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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: I am suffering from a liver problem. Is Rabesec DSR capsule safe for me?

A: Tell your doctor if you are having any liver or kidney problems. 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 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 this medicine for a few months now, what should I look out for?

  • Take this medicine only for the exact 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: How does the Rabesec DSR capsule differ from the Pantosec DSR?

  • Both the Rabesec DSR capsule and the Pantosec DSR are being used to treat acid reflux conditions. However, they differ in their composition.
  • The Rabesec DSR capsule consists of Rabeprazole and Domperidone, while the Pantosec DSR contains Pantoprazole and Domperidone. They belong to the class of Proton pump inhibitor and Anti-emetic class o...
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Q: Shall I take the Rabesec DSR capsule without food?

A: Rabesec DSR capsule should be taken on an empty stomach, preferably in the morning.

Q: For how long I can take the Rabesac DSR?

A: The doctor decides the frequency and duration of the treatment with the Rabesac DSR after accessing the condition. You must not stop taking the medicine before the treatment is complete. You must not take it for too long as well.

Q: When can I take the Rabesac DSR before or after food?

A: Rabesac DSR must be taken before food (on an empty stomach), in the morning or as advised by the doctor.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg),Domperidone(30.0 Mg)
UsesGERD
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, weakness, dry mouth
Last Updated on: 16 Oct 2021 | 10:36 AM (IST)
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