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Rabium 20mg Tablet

Rabium 20mg Tablet

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
108.80*
MRP 128.00
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Rabium 20 MG Description

Rabium 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. Rabium 20 tablet works by blocking the action of micropumps in the stomach wall which is responsible for acid production. This medicine reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. You should take this medicine preferably in the morning about 30 minutes before meals. Patients with osteoporosis, diarrhoea, electrolyte imbalance and liver problems should use this medicine cautiously. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as directed by the doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Rabium 20 tablet is not recommended for use in children.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹108.80
You Save₹19.20 (15% on MRP)
ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesGERD, Peptic ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness
TherapyANTACID
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uses

Uses of Rabium 20 MG

  • Rabium 20 tablet 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

Contraindications of Rabium 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to rabeprazole or any other ingredients of Rabium 20 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or think that you could be pregnant or breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Rabium 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rabium 20 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rabium 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Rabium 20 tablet if you are breastfeeding as there is limited information related to its effect in lactating mothers.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rabium 20 tablet?
A:
Rabium 20 tablet usually does not interfere with the driving ability. However, if you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rabium 20 tablet?
A:
There is no interaction between alcohol and Rabium 20 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience symptoms like painful joints, skin rashes, and tiredness.
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion, problems in swallowing, or liver function problems.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools.
  • You experience skin reactions and frequent diarrhoea after taking similar medicine.
  • You have a deficiency of vitamin B12.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rabium 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Rabium 20 tablet blocks the activity of micropumps in the stomach walls known as proton pumps. These micropumps are specific cells in the stomach that get stimulated and release acid after intake of f...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rabium 20 MG

  • Take Rabium 20 tablet as directed by the doctor.
  • Take it as a whole with a sufficient amount of water before meals preferably in the morning.
  • Do not chew, crush or break it.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
interactions

Interactions of Rabium 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Rabium 20 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Concomitant use of The use of Rabium 20 tablet along with medicines used ...
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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 this medicine, 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 they can alter the effects of the medicine.

Interactions with food items

  • Rabium 20 tablet should not be taken with food or milk.
  • You should preferably take this medicine 30 minutes before food.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rabium 20 MG

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

Dosage of Rabium 20 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken an excessive quantity of Rabium 20 tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Rabium 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 mi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

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 Rabium 20 tablet?

A: The long term use of Rabium 20 tablet can lead to liver function problem, 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 Rabium 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 Rabium 20 tablet?

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

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of Rabium 20 tablet but sometimes can be serious.Rabium 20 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 this medicine or stop it after clinical examination.

Q: Can I take Rabium 20 tablet empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can take Rabium 20 tablet in an empty stomach. You should preferably take this medicine in the morning on an empty stomach for better stomach acid regulation throughout the day.

Q: What is Rabium 20 used for?

  • Rabium 20 tablet is used for the treatment of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • It is used for the treatment of ulcers of the stomach/intestine and inflammation and erosion of the food pipe due to stomach acid.
  • It is also used for the management of a condition of increased gastric acid production induced by a tumour of the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Q: Can Rabium 20 be used during pregnancy?

A: You should not take Rabium 20 tablet during pregnancy as there is limited information regarding its effect on pregnant women. If you think you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.
Product Details
Brand
RABIUM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2024
Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 12:51 PM (IST)
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