Rabez D Capsule is an anti-reflux medicine. It is used for the treatment of GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD is a condition where acid from the stomach flows back to the food pipe. The backflow of acid irritates the lining of the food pipe and leads to chest pain and heartburn. It contains two medicines - rabeprazole and domperidone. The combination is used in patients in which rabeprazole alone is not able to control acid reflux. Rabez D Capsule must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It must be taken before meals....
Q: I am suffering from a liver problem. Is Rabez-D safe for me?
A: Inform the doctor if you are having a liver or kidney problem. The doctor may suggest an alternative.
Q: I am facing an acidity problem, what should I do to avoid it?
Avoid spicy and oily food.
Reduce smoking and alcohol intake as it worsens reflux.
Avoid carbonated drinks like cold drinks and soda as the carbon dioxide gas is known to worsen acid reflux.
Reduce chocolate, mint intake.
Some medicines increase the acidity and worsen the condition like pain killers like Ibuprofen. Avoid using these for a long duration.
Q: I have been taking the medicine for a few months now, what should I look out for?
Take the medicine for the duration as prescribed by the doctor. If there is relief in the symptoms, you may visit the doctor for a follow-up, the doctor may reduce its dose.
The medicine 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 the doctor may prescribe the supplements for these deficiencies.