Razo 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Razo 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Razo 20mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Razo 20 MG Description

Razo 20 tablet is used to relieve acidity and heartburn in conditions such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It contains rabepraz...
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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, heartburn, GERD
Side effectsSleeplessness, headache, dizziness, cough, runny nose
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Razo 20 MG

  • Razo 20 tablet is used in the treatment of heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach comes up to food pipe and mouth
  • 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 intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

Contraindications of Razo 20 MG

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

Side effects of Razo 20 MG

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Back pain
  • Cough
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Razo 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Razo 20 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy. If you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Razo 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid while breastfeeding. The doctor will prescribe safer alternatives.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Razo 20 tablet?
A:
There are chances of drowsiness and dizziness with the Razo 20 tablet. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking treatment with this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Razo 20 tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are using Rabeprazole does not affect the way this medicine works. Avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol as it increases acidity and stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have stomach pain, indigestion and problems in swallowing.
  • You have a family history of stomach cancer.
  • You vomit food or blood or you are passing black stools.
  • You develop skin reaction after taking similar medicine.
  • You suffer from frequent diarrhoea.
  • You have a liver function problem.
  • You develop symptoms like painful joints, skin rashes and tiredness.
  • You are undergoing a blood test (Chromogranin A).
  • You are expected to use this medicine for a longer duration as there are risks associated with that.
  • The long term treatment with this medicine may lead to a deficiency of vitamin B12 which produce symptoms like pale skin, sore tongue, weakness, headache, disturbed vision and irritability.
  • The long term treatment of this medicine may weaken the bones or may slightly increase the risk of fracture.
  • In some patients with ulcers, the course of this medicine may take 1 to 3 months. Avoid stopping the medicine on your own.
  • It is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Razo 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • In an average healthy individual, specific cells in the stomach get stimulated and release acid after intake of food. In certain individuals, excess of acids is secreted which may lead to acid-related...
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  • Rabeprazle belongs to the class of medicines called the proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes that involves intake of ions via proton pump in the cells. ...
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Directions for Use of Razo 20 MG

  • Razo 20 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Razo 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Razo capsule works or Razo capsule itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • 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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Interactions with food items

Razo 20 Tablet should not be taken with food or milk. You should take it 30 minutes before food. As food decreases the effectiveness of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Razo 20 MG

  • Store Razo tablets below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets
  • Dispose off the expired medicine or medicine which is no longer needed

Dosage of Razo 20 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose with Razo 20 tablets are similar to the side-effects in the body. So, if you have consumed a higher dose or think you may have taken too much of the medicine, do not panic and...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, 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 dosing schedule. Do not take a doubl...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: The doctor has prescribed me Razo 20 tablet for 2 months, what precautions must I take?

A: The long term use of this medicine produces liver function disturbances, altered electrolyte (magnesium, calcium and sodium) levels and B12 deficiency. If you experience symptoms like yellow skin and eyes, loss of appetite, nausea, itching, dizziness, fits, headache, irritability, tiredness or pale skin, visit the doctor. As you have been prescribed this medicine for a long duration, the doctor may advise follow-ups and blood tests.

Q: Why do I suffer from B12 deficiency with Razo 20 tablet?

A: The absorption of vitamin B12 and vitamin B12 stores in the body is 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 leads to vitamin B12 deficiency.

Q: Why should older people be cautious while using Razo 20 tablet?

A: It produces bone weakness and increases the risk of getting fractures in elderly patients if taken in high doses for long term treatment.

Q: I suffer from diarrhoea after taking this medicine, what should I do?

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of this medicine but sometimes is serious. Razo 20 reduces gastric acid levels and increase the bacterial count in the gut and leads to infections. Consult the doctor, in case of persistent diarrhoea. He will decide whether to continue this medicine or stop it after clinical examination.

Q: What is the difference between Razo D and Razo 20 tablet?

A: Razo D contains Rabeprazole and Domperidone whereas Razo 20 contains Rabeprazole. Both of these medicines are used to treat acidity and heartburn associated with various conditions. The doctor will decide which one to prescribe you after accessing the health condition and prescribe you a medicine depending upon the underlying disease, the severity of the disease and other parameters.

Q: Can I take Razo 20 tablet on empty stomach?

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

Q: What other lifestyle changes will get quick relief from acidity along with this medicine?

  • Avoid Spicy and fatty food.
  • Eat healthy food.
  • Avoid caffeinated drinks like cold drinks, tea, coffee.
  • Avoid skipping the meals, have food at regular intervals but avoid overeating.
  • Have food at least 3 hours before going to bed.
  • Have a proper sleep cycle.
  • Increase the water intake.
  • Avoid alcohol and smoking as it worsens the condition.

Q: Can Razo 20 tablet cause weight gain?

A: Razo 20 tablet does not cause weight gain. Consult the doctor or dietician about it.

Q: For how long do I need to take Razo 20 tablets?

A: You should take this medicine for the recommended duration only. If you do not feel any improvement even after 2 weeks of taking this medicine, then immediately notify your doctor.

Q: Is there any side effect of prolonged treatment with Razo 20 tablet?

A: Long-term use of Razo 20 tablet can cause weak bones and a deficiency of minerals such as magnesium or vitamin B12. The doctor might suggest calcium and magnesium supplements during the treatment.

Q: What is the use of Razo 20 Tablet?

A: Razo 20 is used to relieve acidity and heartburn in conditions such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

Q: When should I take Razo?

A: It is best to take Razo 20 at least 1 hour before a meal or as advised by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
RAZO
Expires on or After
30/08/2023
Last Updated on: 04 Feb 2022 | 12:57 PM (IST)

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