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Raciper D 20mg Capsule

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10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 182.75*
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Raciper D 20mg Capsule Description

Raciper D Capsule is an anti-reflux medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), does not respond to esomeprazole medication alone. GERD occurs due to acid reflux (burning pain or d

iscomfort in the chest). It contains domperidone and esomeprazole. It works by reducing the production of digestive acids in the stomach and increasing the motility of the stomach and intestines thus acid does not reflux back into the food pipe. Raciper D Capsule should be taken at least an hour before the meal as prescribed by your doctor. While taking this medicine avoid consuming food that can increase your acidity, avoid lying down after a meal and take your last meal at least two hours before your bedtime.

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ContainsDomperidone(30.0 Mg) + Esomeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, GERD
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTACID AND ANTI-EMETIC
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uses

Uses of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

Raciper D Capsule is used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a condition in which there is a reflux of acid from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, ch...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

  • If you are allergic to esomeprazole or domperidone or any other ingredients of Raciper D Capsule.
  • If you are taking any medicine which might affect the contraction of the heart muscle (QT prolongation).
  • If you have a blockage or tear in the intestine or bleeding in the digestive system.
  • If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorder.
  • If you have severe heart problems such as congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems, electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you have any tumour of the pituitary gland (Prolactin pituitary tumours).
  • If you are taking medicines such as nelfinavir (used in HIV infection), clarithromycin (antibiotic), ketoconazole (antifungal) or verapamil (used in high blood pressure and chest pain)
sideEffects

Side effects of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Giddiness
  • Skin rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Raciper D Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Raciper D Capsule should not be used during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult the doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Raciper D Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Raciper D Capsule passes into breast milk in small amounts and might affect the baby. Consult the doctor if you are breastfeeding, the doctor might change the medicine, ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Raciper D Capsule?
A:
Raciper D Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy or even blur the vision for a temporary basis. Avoid driving in case feeling unwell or unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking the medicine?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Raciper D Capsules as it is known to increase acidity and makes the acidity worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver and kidney-related diseases.
  • You experience stomach pain or indigestion, weight loss, have problems while swallowing, vomit out food or blood after taking Raciper D Capsule.
  • You suffer from black stools or have a stomach tumour.
  • You suffer from fractures or have osteoporosis or taking steroids.
  • You suffer from heart problems and associated symptoms like palpitations, difficulty in breathing, and unconsciousness.
  • You are taking the capsules for long-term treatment (more than three months), the blood magnesium levels may decrease. The doctor may perform regular tests for the same.
  • You develop skin lesions when sun-exposed area after taking the medicine.
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12. The medicine reduces the absorption of vitamin B12 after long term use. Supplements may be needed.
  • Taking Raciper D Capsules for more than one year may increase the chances of bone fractures.
  • It may lead to an increased risk of bacterial infections due to Salmonella and Campylobacter.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Raciper D Capsule works by combined action of its two ingredients. Esomeprazole works by reducing the acid production in stomach by blocking a pump called proton pump present on stomach wall and respo...
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  • Domperidone acts by increasing the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

Raciper D Capsule should be taken at least 1 hour before meals. These capsules should be swallowed whole with water. You should take this medicine regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doc...
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interactions

Interactions of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Raciper D Capsule works or this Capsule itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines like rilpivirine (Anti-HIV medications), disopyramide (for irregular heart beats), medicines for mental problems, antibiotics, antifungals, medicine used to trea...
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  • Concomitant use of this capsule with medicines used to treat psychiatric illness (diazepam), used to treat fits (phenytoin) is not recommended as it may increase the side effects of the medicines.
  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like digoxin may lead to toxicity when taken with this medicine.
  • If you are taking warfarin (blood-thinner) along with this medicine, caution is needed as there are chances of increased bleeding.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

Store Raciper D Capsules below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat. Keep this medicine away from children and pets. Discard expired medicines or any unuse...
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dosage

Dosage of Raciper D 20mg Capsule

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are dizziness, nausea, headache, confusion. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Raciper D Capsules, then contact your doctor immediately or v...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of Raciper D 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 dose schedule. Do not take a double dos...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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: What is the use of the Raciper D Capsule?

A: Raciper D Capsule is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults when GERD does not respond to esomeprazole medicine alone. The condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort and acidity.

Q: Can I take Raciper D Capsule after food?

A: Raciper D Capsule must not be taken after food as food interacts with the absorption of the medicine. It must be taken at least 1 hour before food.

Q: How long does Raciper D Capsule take to show its action?

A: It takes approximately 1 hour after taking a dose for Raciper D Capsule to act. However, this varies among individuals depending on their physiology.

Q: Does Raciper D Capsule cause constipation?

A: Yes, constipation is a common side effect of this combination medicine. It may affect may up to 1 in 10 people who are taking this medicine.
A: Can Raciper D taken twice a day?

Q: The dose and frequency of Raciper D vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Product Details
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RACIPER
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:20 PM (IST)
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