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Commercial Name: Aciphex
Active Ingredient: Rabeprazole
Utilization: Reduces amount of acid in the stomach and relieves symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease
Available Dosages: 10mg and 20mg
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Aciphex (Rabeprazole) refers to proton pump inhibitors. It reduces amount of acid in the stomach and relieves symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Besides that Aciphex (Rabeprazole) assists symptoms such as difficulty swallowing, persistent cough and heartburn.
Indication for use
Aciphex (Rabeprazole) is prescribed for adults and children who have:
· Active peptic ulcer of the duodenum;
· active benign gastric ulcer;
· erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD);
· long-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD maintenance therapy);
· symptomatic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease from moderate to very severe (symptomatic treatment of GERD);
· Zollinger-Ellison syndrome;
Aciphex (Rabeprazole) is not recommended to use if you have: malignant process in the stomach and duodenum, pregnancy, breastfeeding period, individual hypersensitivity to rabeprazole, other components of the drug, substituted benzimidazoles.
Dose and usage
Dose of Aciphex (Rabeprazole): 20mg - pale yellow, round tablets.
In case of Duodenal
Ulcer or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - 20 mg orally / day
within 4 weeks.
In case of Erosive Esophagitis or Gastric Ulcer - 20 mg orally / day within 4-8
In case of Duodenal Ulcer Prophylaxis - 20 mg orally /day within 1 year
In case of Helicobacter pylori Infection - 20 mg orally 2 times a day within7 days
In case of Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome:60 mg orally /day within 1 year.
children 1 to 11 years: less than 15 kg - 5 mg orally / day, more 15 kg - 10 mg
orally / day within 12 weeks.
Dose for children 12 years or older: 20 mg orally / day within 8 weeks.
Treatment by this drug can trigger some side effects: abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, kidney failure, flatulence, convulsions, rhinitis, cough, sinusitis, fever back pain and allergic reactions.
Medically reviewed by Dr. Josette Davignon
Last updated: 26.02.2021