- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Kapidex* used for?
Generic for Kapidex* (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. Dexrabeprazole Sodium 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 Generic for Kapidex*?
The dosage of Generic for Kapidex* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Kapidex* with a full glass of water. It may be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Kapidex*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Kapidex* 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 Generic for Kapidex*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Kapidex*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Kapidex*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Kapidex*.
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 Generic for Kapidex*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Kapidex* 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 Generic for Kapidex*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Kapidex* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Kapidex* 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 Generic for Kapidex* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Kapidex* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Kapidex* 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 Generic for Kapidex*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Kapidex*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Kapidex* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Kapidex*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Kapidex*?
How will Generic for Kapidex* work in my body?
How should Generic for Kapidex* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Kapidex* 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 Generic for Kapidex* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.