Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
5ml Injection in Dry Vial
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Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml contains esomeprazole, which is an anti-reflux proton pump inhibitor belonging to the group of medicines which reduces the acid production in the stomach
Uses of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml uses are to treat stomach ulcer, gastritis, and to prevent cancer in the oesophagus.
Contraindications of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
- If you are allergic to medicines containing proton pump inhibitors such as pantoprazole, lansoprazole, rabeprazole and omeprazole
- Taking medicines used to treat HIV
- Have or are suspected of having stomach cancer
Side effects of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml side effects are stomach ache, nausea, vomiting, headache, constipation or diarrhoea with flatulence, allergic reactions, skin rash. Some serious but rare side effects are blistering of skin and erosion of nose, mouth, lips and genitals (Stevens Johnson syndrome) and sensitivity to light.
Precautions and Warnings of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
Can I take Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml during pregnancy?
The safety of this drug during pregnancy is not known. Consult your doctor for more details
Can I take Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml while breastfeeding?
There is insufficient medical data on the safety of this drug during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for more details.
Can I drive if I have taken Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml?
This medication has a negligible influence on the ability to drive. If side effects such as drowsiness or blurred vision occurs then avoid driving or the operation of machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml?
There are no known interactions of this medication with alcohol. Consumption of alcoholic beverages in large quantity may result in acidity and heartburn, so avoid intake of alcoholic beverages in large quantity.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Take precaution and report to your doctor if you had stomach surgery, liver and kidney problems or if you are more than 55 years of age and need to take this medication for a long-term. Do not self-medicate this medication, always seek the help of medical experts.
Mode of Action of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
How Does It Work?
Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml composition inhibits the proton pump in the stomach, which is responsible for the secretion of acid in the stomach leading to the reduced levels of acid in the stomach.
Directions for Use of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
- This medication is a solution for injection only.
- This medication needs to be administered by medical experts.
- Consult your doctor for more details.
Interactions of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml for stomach ulcer is reported to have interactions with medicines such as itraconazole, ketoconazole (used in the treatment of fungal infections) or erlotinib, methotrexate, etc., (used in the treatment of certain types of cancers) and with medicines to treat HIV such as nelfinavir, tenofovir, atazanavir, rilpivirine, etc.
Interactions with food items
There are no known interactions of this medicine with food.
Other general Interactions
- There are no known interactions of this medicine with other medical conditions.
Storage and disposal of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
- Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
- Do not use this medication post the expiration date mentioned on it.
- Do not store this medication in temperature exceeding 25°C.
- Store this medication in a closed container.
- Follow the medical waste management protocol for the disposal of this medication.
Dosage of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml
Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml dosage is to be administered by medical experts only. Overdose may cause nausea, dryness of mouth, headache, drowsiness, etc. In case of overdosage, seek immediate medical attention.
Missed a Dose
This medication is not for regular use; hence, the possibility of a missed dose is rare. In case of missed dose, consult your doctor.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting this medicine?
A: Report your complete medical history and any history of stomach cancer to your doctor. Inform about any history of HIV and liver/kidney problems.
Q: Can I take this medicine if I am galactose intolerant?
A: Do not take this medication, if there is a rare hereditary problem of galactose intolerance. Consult your doctor for more details.
Q: How long can I take this medicine?
A: This medication is for local administration and not for prolonged use. Consult your doctor for more details.
Q: Do I need to worry about Stevens Johnson syndrome as a side effect of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml?
A: Stevens Johnson syndrome as a side effect of Raciper 40mg Inj 5ml is a very rare occurrence. Consult your doctor for more details.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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