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Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
15 Capsule(s) in Strip

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Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg) + Domperidone(30.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID AND ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Razo-D capsule is an anti-reflux medicine and is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a condition in which acid from the stomach flows back to the food pipe and causes heartbu...
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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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uses

Uses of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

Razo-D capsule is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD). This condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort and acidity.
contraindications

Contraindications of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to Rabeprazole or Domperidone or any of the ingredients of the Razo-D capsule.
  • If you are suffering from any liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have serious heart problems like heart failure, heart rhythm problems, electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you are taking any medicine which might affect the contraction of the heart muscle (QT prolongation).
  • If you are suffering from bleeding in your digestive system.
  • If you have any tumour of the pituitary gland (Prolactin pituitary tumours).
  • If you are pregnant, think you may be or are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Back pain
  • Lack of energy
  • Skin rash
  • Dry mouth
  • Insomnia
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Razo-D capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Razo-D capsules should not be used in pregnancy as components of this capsule may harm your unborn baby. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Razo-D capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Razo-D capsule pass into the breastmilk in small amounts and might affect your baby. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, after assessing the benefits over risks your doctor might change the medicine, ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby for any side effects.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Razo-D capsule?
A:
If you experience drowsiness and visual disturbances (altered vision) after taking the Razo-D capsules, it is advised not to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Razo-D capsule?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on treatment with the Razo-D capsule does not affect the way it works. However, you should avoid drinking alcohol in excess as it is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver and kidney.
  • You have heart problems and experience symptoms like palpitations, difficulty in breathing, unconsciousness.
  • You develop watery diarrhoea, fever after taking the Razo-D capsules.
  • You notice black or dark stools.
  • You have a stomach tumour.
  • You have a history of fractures or have osteoporosis or taking steroids.
  • You are taking medicines to treat HIV infection like ritonavir.
  • You develop skin lesions especially in the sun-exposed area after taking this capsule.
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12. This capsule is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after long term use. Supplements may be needed.
  • You are on the Razo-D capsule for more than three months. Your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may perform regular tests for the same.
  • Taking the Razo-D capsules for more than one year may increase the chances of developing bone fractures.
  • Razo-D capsules are not recommended for use in children of 12 years and below.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

How Does It Work?

  • Rabeprazole belongs to the class of medicines called proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes that involve the intake of ions via a proton pump in the cells...
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  • Domperidone increases the motility of the stomach and intestines so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

Razo-D capsules should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water (and should not be chewed or crushed), preferably in the morning before food. It should be taken exactly as directed by the...
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interactions

Interactions of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • There is limited information available on the interaction of the Razo-D capsule with other medicines. However, as this capsule contains Omeprazole and Domperidone, any interactions seen with these two...
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  • Avoid using the Razo-D capsule along with medicines like Disopyramide, Amiodarone, medicines used for psychiatric problems haloperidol, Citalopram, antibiotics like Erythromycin, Levofloxacin, Azithro...
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  • Razo-D capsule interferes with the action of antiviral medicines like Rilpivirine, Atazanavir and Nelfinavir and antifungals like Posaconazole, Ketoconazole and Itraconazole and thus should be used wi...
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  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like digoxin may lead to toxicity when taken with the Razo-D capsules.
  • Medicines used for your mental health like Diazepam, Phenytoin should also be used with caution.
  • If you are taking Warfarin, caution is needed as there are chances of increased bleeding when taken along with the Razo-D capsules.

Interactions with food items

Razo-D capsules should preferably be taken on an empty stomach. There are no known interactions with food or beverages. However, nicotine and caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) can increase st...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

Store the Razo-D capsules in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused m...
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dosage

Dosage of Razo D Strip Of 15 Capsules

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include confusion, anxiety, fits, altered consciousness, sleepiness, etc. contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital if you think you experience any of these...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the Razo-D capsule take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do ...
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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: I am suffering from a liver problem. Can I take the Razo-D capsule?

A: You need to inform the doctor if you are suffering from any kind of liver or kidney problem. The doctor may suggest another medicine.

Q: What needs to be done to avoid acidity?

  • You should avoid spicy, oily and packed food.
  • You need to avoid or at least reduce smoking and alcohol intake.
  • You should avoid aerated drinks like cold drinks or soda.
  • Some medicines are known to increase acidity and worsen the condition such as pain killers, ibuprofen. You should avoid using these for a prolonged duration.

Q: I have been taking the Razo-D capsules for some months now, what should I watch for?

  • Take the Razo-D capsules only for the duration as prescribed by your doctor. If there is relief in your symptoms, you may visit your doctor for a follow-up, where your doctor may reduce its dose.
  • This capsule is known to cause fractures, low magnesium levels, vitamin B12 levels on long term use.
  • You need to be cautious about these and keep checking your blood levels regularly and if need be your doctor may prescribe supplements for these deficiencies.

Q: For how long should I take the Razo-D capsule?

A: Your doctor will decide the frequency and duration of the treatment with the Razo-D capsule after accessing your condition. You should not stop taking this capsule before completing the treatment neither should you take it for a longer duration.

Q: What is the use of the Razo-D capsule?

A: Razo-D capsule is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD).

Q: When to take the Razo-D capsule after food or before?

A: Razo-D capsules should normally be taken before food (on an empty stomach), preferably in the morning.

Q: Is Razo D capsule an antibiotic?

A: No, the Razo-D capsule is not an antibiotic.

Q: Can I stop taking the Razo-D capsule on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking the Razo-D capsule until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking this medicine in between the treatment, it may not completely cure your condition and can lead to reoccurrence.

Q: Is Razo-D capsule addictive?

A: No, the Razo-D capsule is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg),Domperidone(30.0 Mg)
UsesGERD
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 19 Aug 2021 | 10:15 AM (IST)
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