Repepsa 10mg Tablet
Repepsa 10mg Tablet

Repepsa 10mg Tablet

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Repepsa 10 MG Description

Repepsa Tablet is used for relieving acidity and heartburn in conditions such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. It contains rabeprazole as its activ...
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ContainsDexrabeprazole(10.0 Mg)
UsesAcid reflux disease, heart burn, chest discomfort, acidity
Side effectsNausea, headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain, dry mouth
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Repepsa 10 MG

  • For the treatment of heartburn and chest pain due to stomach acid reflux disease in which acidic content from the stomach rises to the 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 the intestine or pancreas, also known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Contraindications of Repepsa 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to rabeprazole or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or think that you could be pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Repepsa 10 MG

  • Sleeplessness, headache, dizziness
  • Cough, runny nose, sore throat
  • Diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea
  • Stomach pain, constipation, gas
  • Back pain, weakness, tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Repepsa 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Repepsa Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Repepsa Tablet during pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant and happen to be taking this medicine, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Repepsa Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Repepsa Tablet if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe you safer alternatives.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Repepsa Tablet?
A:
There are chances of drowsiness and dizziness with the Repepsa Tablet. Therefore, it is not advisable to drive or use heavy machinery while taking treatment with this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Repepsa Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking Rabeprazole does not affect the way this medicine works. However, you must avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol as it is known to increase acidity and can make your stomach disease worse.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver function problem.
  • You are experiencing symptoms like painful joints, skin rashes and tiredness.
  • You are to undergo any blood test (Chromogranin A).
  • 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 excreting black stools.
  • You have a skin reaction after taking similar medicine.
  • You are experiencing frequent diarrhoea.
  • You are expected to take this medicine for a longer duration as there are several risks associated with that.
  • The long term treatment with this medicine may lead to a deficiency of vitamin B12 which can produce symptoms like pale skin, sore tongue, weakness, headache, disturbed vision and irritability.
  • The long term treatment of this medicine may also weaken your 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. Do not stop the medicine on your own.
  • Repepsa Tablet is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Repepsa 10 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, these pumps secrete an excess of acids and lead to acid-re...
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  • Repepsa Tablet blocks the activity of these micropumps in the stomach walls known as proton pumps thus acid release in the stomach decreases and this helps in the healing of ulcers and helps improve s...
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Directions for Use of Repepsa 10 MG

  • Take Repepsa Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water without food.
  • You should take this medicine without fail and regularly as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than what has been prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Repepsa 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Repepsa Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently consuming or might consume to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Repepsa Tablet along with medicines used to treat HIV infections like Atazanavir, Nelfinavir, Rilpivirine or use of antacids should be avoided as Rabeprazole may decrease the effect...
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  • There may be higher chances of getting side effects if you are consuming a medicine containing Digoxin used to treat heart failure along with Omee Capsule, especially in elderly patients.
  • Concomitant use of anticoagulants like Warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding and ulcers.
  • Other medicines like Methotrexate and antifungals such as Ketoconazole or Itraconazole should be used carefully, as it can alter the effects of the medicine.

Interactions with food items

Repepsa Tablet should not be taken with food or milk. You should consume it 30 minutes before food as food decreases the effectiveness of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Repepsa 10 MG

  • Store Repepsa Tablet below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Dispose of the expired medicine or medicine which is no longer needed.

Dosage of Repepsa 10 MG

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose with Repepsa Tablet 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 forget a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. It is strictly advised not to take a double dose to make up for the forgotten ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why should older people be cautious while using Repepsa Tablet?

A: Repepsa Tablet produces bone weakness and can increase the risk of getting fractures in elderly patients if taken in high doses for long term treatment.

Q: I have diarrhoea after taking Repepsa Tablet, what should I do?

A: Diarrhoea is a common side effect of the Repepsa Tablet but sometimes can be serious. Repepsa Tablet reduces the gastric acid levels and can increase the bacterial count in the gut and can lead to infections. So consult your doctor immediately, in case of persistent diarrhoea. He will decide whether to continue or stop the medicine after clinical examination.

Q: The doctor has prescribed me Repepsa Tablet for 2 months, what common precautions should I take?

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

Q: Why do I get B12 deficiency with Repepsa Tablet?

A: The absorption of vitamin B12 and storage of vitamin B12 in the body can get affected by the long term use of Rabeprazole. Rabeprazole causes a reduction in the absorption of vitamin B12 from the stomach due to its stomach acid, reducing effects and can lead to vitamin B12 deficiency.

Q: Can I take Repepsa Tablet empty stomach?

A: Yes, you can consume Repepsa Tablet on an empty stomach. You should preferably take this medicine in the morning on an empty stomach for better stomach acid regulation throughout the day.
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Last Updated on: 04 May 2021 | 06:53 PM (IST)

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