Superia DSR capsule contains a combination of rabeprazole and domperidone, an anti-reflux medicine. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) also known as acid reflux condition. The acid from the stomach flows back up to the food pipe along with contents of the stomach characterised by heartburn, chest pain, burning, pain and regurgitation of food or sour liquid due to irritation of the stomach. This medicine lowers the acid secretion in the stomach and prevents the outflow of contents of the stomach to the food pipe. Superia DSR capsule should be taken at least 30min before meals for the best result. Avoid spicy and oily food while on this medicine....
Q: I am suffering from a liver problem. Is the Superia DSR capsule safe for me?
A: Tell your doctor if you are having any liver or kidney problem. The doctor may suggest an alternative.
Q: I get acidity quite often, what should I do to avoid it?
Avoid spicy and oily food.
Reduce smoking and alcohol intake as these are known to worsen the reflux.
Avoid carbonated drinks like cold drinks and soda as the carbon dioxide gas in these is known to worsen acid reflux.
Reduce chocolate, mint intake.
Some medicines are known to increase acidity and worsen the condition such as pain killers like Ibuprofen. You should avoid using these for a long duration.
Q: When should I take the Superia DSR capsule?
A: Superia DSR capsule should be taken at least 30 mins before meals.