What is Dexrabeprazole Sodium used for?
Dexrabeprazole Sodium is used to treat heartburn caused by acid-related stomach and throat problems such as acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and erosive esophagitis. This medication works by blocking the production of acid in the stomach. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
The dosage of Dexrabeprazole Sodium prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Dexrabeprazole Sodium with a full glass of water. It may be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Dexrabeprazole Sodium medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Dexrabeprazole Sodium, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Dexrabeprazole Sodium.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Dexrabeprazole Sodium, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Dexrabeprazole Sodium can interact with blood thinners.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
Like other medicines, Dexrabeprazole Sodium can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Dexrabeprazole Sodium are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Dexrabeprazole Sodium cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Dexrabeprazole Sodium develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Dexrabeprazole Sodium can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, and gas. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Dexrabeprazole Sodium.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
Is it possible for me to take Dexrabeprazole Sodium with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
What are the possible drug interactions of Dexrabeprazole Sodium?
How will Dexrabeprazole Sodium work in my body?
How should Dexrabeprazole Sodium be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Dexrabeprazole Sodium drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Dexrabeprazole Sodium is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.