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Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 107.00*
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Esomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Raciper 40 tablet contains esomeprazole as an active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines known to lower acid production in the stomach. Raciper 40 is used to treat acid reflux diseases, s...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • For the treatment of ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
  • Provide relief from heartburn, pain and chest pain due to acid reflux disease such as GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
  • Treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, a condition of increased acid production in the stomach due to a tumour.
  • Treatment of ulcers due to excessive use of painkillers and certain antibiotics.
  • To eradicate infection of a bacterium, H. Pylori, which if left untreated, can cause ulcers.
contraindications

Contraindications of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of Raciper 40 tablet. If you are using Anti HIV medicine Nelfinavir.
sideEffects

Side effects of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Dry Mouth
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Raciper 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Raciper 40 tablet can be used during pregnancy. However, it should be used only under the recommendation of a doctor after assessing if this medicine is beneficial and will not have any risk to the unborn child.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Raciper 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if esomeprazole passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking Raciper 40 tablet. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Raciper 40 tablet?
A:
Raciper 40 tablet shows side effects like dizziness and blurred vision, which can affect the driving ability. If you experience any such symptoms, then do not drive or operate machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Raciper 40 tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol, consuming alcohol increases the acidity further and worsens issues related to the digestive system. Hence, alcohol should be avoided while on treatment with Raciper 40 tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are undergoing long-term treatment of this medicine.
  • You are using anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir or Nelfinavir.
  • You develop stomach infections after using Raciper 40 tablets.
  • You have unexplained weight loss, frequent vomiting, difficulty in swallowing and blood vomitings.
  • You are an elderly patient on long term therapy. It increases the risk of fracture of hip, wrist and spine bones.
  • You are undergoing treatment for a bacterial infection caused by H. pylori and are using an antibiotic called Clarithromycin.
  • You have a vitamin B12 deficiency. Using Raciper 40 tablet can result in very low levels of Vitamin B12 in prolonged therapy.
  • You have a skin disorder, Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, characterised by a rash on areas of skin exposed to the sun.
  • You have a magnesium deficiency. It can result in very low levels of magnesium characterised by weakness, fits and irregular heartbeat.
  • Raciper 40 tablet is not recommended for children under the age of 12 years.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Raciper 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole. Esomeprazole works on the acid pumps present in the stomach cells. It inhibits enzymes present in these acid pumps, lowering the acid secretion.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Raciper 40 tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken on an empty stomach.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results and do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Digoxin, a medicine used to treat heart failure with Raciper 40 tablet increases the effect of Digoxin and may result in toxicity.
  • The use of Anti-HIV medicines like Atazanavir and Nelfinavir with this medicine can decrease the effect of Anti-HIV medicines.
  • Raciper 40 tablet can increase the effect of Phenytoin, a medicine used to control fits, Voriconazole (antifungal) and Diazepam, a medicine used for a psychiatric disorder.
  • The blood-thinning action of Warfarin is increased when used together with Raciper 40 tablet and there is a risk of bleeding.
  • Monitoring is recommended when initiating and ending concomitant use of Raciper 40 tablets.
  • Other medicines such as Cisapride (used for constipation), Clopidogrel & Cliostazal (Blood thinner), Tacrolimus and Methotrexate (Immunosuppressants) should be used cautiously with Raciper 40 tablets.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Raciper 40 tablets at room temperature.
  • Store in the original package to protect from moisture
  • Keep away from children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Raciper 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • The overdose of Raciper 40 tablet can result in symptoms like weakness and stomach discomforts. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Raciper 40 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Raciper 40 tablet after food?

A: Raciper 40 tablets can be taken after food. However, it is best if you take it on an empty stomach for better acidity control.

Q: Can I give Raciper 40 tablet to my 7-year-old child?

A: No, this medicine is not recommended for children as there is limited safety-related data for use in children under 12 years of age.

Q: Does Raciper 40 tablet reduce gas?

A: No, this medicine does not reduce gas. However, it helps to relieve heartburn and pain due to increased acidity.

Q: Does Raciper 40 tablet cause liver pain?

A: No, there is no such side effect reported with the use of Raciper 40 tablet. However, you may feel stomach discomforts after using this medicine, which should not be confused with the pain associated with the liver.

Q: What is Raciper 40 tablet used for?

A: Raciper 40 tablet is used for the treatment of acid reflux diseases, ulcers and conditions of increased acid production due to a tumour. It helps in relieving symptoms such as heartburn, chest pain and acidity. It also helps in eradicating bacteria, which if left untreated, can cause ulcers.

Q: What does the Raciper 40 tablet contain Omeprazole or Esomeprazole?

A: Raciper 40 tablet contains Esomeprazole as an active ingredient.

Q: Raciper 40 vs Pan 40, which is better?

A: Both the medicines belong to the antacid class of medicines but have different components. Raciper 40 contains esomeprazole, while Pan 40 contains pantoprazole as their active component. Both are good medicines. However, the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medicine depending upon the underlying condition and medical history.

Q: Does Raciper 40 cause bloating?

Q: Yes, bloating is one of the side effects observed after taking this tablet.


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ContainsEsomeprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesGERD and Peptic ulcers
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 19 Nov 2021 | 11:17 PM (IST)
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