Raciper D capsule is an anti-reflux medicine and is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which does not respond to esomeprazole medication alone. GERD is a condition in which acid from the stomach comes back up to the food pipe and causes heartburn, belching, nausea, and chest pain. Raciper D capsule contains esomeprazole and domperidone. It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach and improves mortality in the gut. Thus, it reduces the backflow of stomach content to the food pipe. Take this medicine as per the prescribed duration. It should preferably be taken at least an hour before the meal. Headache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, weakness, skin rash, dry mouth are some side effects that you may experience after taking the Raciper D capsule. Most of these are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years old....
Q: What is the use of 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. This condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort, and acidity.
Q: Can Raciper D capsule be taken after food?
A: Raciper D capsule should not be taken after food as food interacts with the absorption of this medicine. Hence, it should preferably be taken at least 1 hour before food.
Q: How much time does it take for Raciper D capsule to act?
A: It takes approximately 1 hour after taking a dose for this medicine to act.
Q: Can we take Raciper D capsule along with Itraconazole?
A: You should avoid taking Raciper D capsule with Itraconazole as it reduces the absorption of Itraconazole, reducing its effect. You should consult your doctor before taking Itraconazole when on treatment with this medicine.
Q: How long can I take Raciper D capsules?
A: The doctor decides the frequency and duration of the treatment with the Raciper D capsules after accessing the condition. You must not stop taking the medicine before the treatment is complete neither should you take it for too long.
Q: Can I stop taking Raciper D capsules on my own?
A: No, avoid stopping the Raciper D capsules until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking the medicine in between the treatment, it may not completely cure the condition and lead to reoccurrence.
Q: What is the composition of Raciper D?
A: Raciper D composition includes esomeprazole and domperidone, as its active component.
Q: What is the dose the Raciper D?
A: The doctor will decide the dose of the Raciper D on the basis of the underlying condition and medical history. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.