Rabeprazole Sandoz

Rabeprazole Sandoz Dosage/Direction for Use





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Dosage/Direction for Use
Duodenal Ulcer: Usual Dose: 20 mg once daily in the morning for 4 weeks. May prolong treatment for another 4 weeks.
Stomach Ulcer: Ususal Dose: 20 mg once daily in the morning for 6 weeks. May prolong treatment for another 6 weeks.
Erosive or Ulcerative Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GORD):
Usual Dose: 20 mg once daily for 4-8 weeks.
Long-Term Treatment of GORD:
Usual Maintenance Dose: 10 mg or 20 mg once daily. If the patient is on long-term treatment, consult the physician at regular intervals for review of tablets and symptoms.
Relieving the Symptoms of Moderate to Very Severe Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GORD): Usual Dose: 10 mg once daily for 4 weeks. If symptoms don not resolve within 4 weeks, consult the physician. Following this initial 4-week treatment, if symptoms return, the patient may take one 10-mg tablet when needed in order to control symptoms.
Severely Increased Acid Secretion in the Stomach (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome): Usual Starting Dose: 60 mg once daily. The dose may then be adjusted depending on how the patient responds to treatment. Doses up to 60 mg twice daily may be given. The physician will inform the patient on how many tablets to take, when to take them and for how long it should be taken.
Treatment of Infections Caused by H. pylori when Given in Combination with Antibiotic Therapy: Usual Dose: 20 mg twice daily in combination with 2 antibiotics. Recommended Combination: Rabeprazole Sandoz 20 mg + clarithromycin 500 mg + amoxicillin 1 g, taken together twice daily for 7 days.
Impaired Liver and Kidney Function:Dose adjustment is not necessary.
Missed Dose: It is important to take the medicine every day as a regular treatment to be more effective. However, if the patient forgets to take ≥1 doses, take another as soon as the patient remembers and then go on as prescribed. Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose.
Administration: If Rabeprazole Sandoz is taken once daily, take the tablet before eating in the morning. Swallow the tablets whole. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
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