Doctra

Doctra

rabeprazole

Manufacturer:

Stallion Labs

Distributor:

Glorious Dexa Mandaya

Marketer:

Ambica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Rabeprazole Na
Indications/Uses
Short term treatment for gastric & duodenal ulcer. Eradication of H. pylori in combination w/ other antibacterials. GERD & Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Benign gastric ulcer 20 mg daily in the morning for 6 wk, continued for further 6 wk if not fully healed. Duodenal ulcer 20 mg/day in the morning for 4 wk, continued for further 4 wk if not fully healed. Ulcerative or erosive GERD 20 mg once daily for 4-8 wk, maintenance: 10-20 mg daily. Symptomatic treatment in the absence of oesophagitis 10 mg daily for up to 4 wk, then 10 mg daily when required. Duodenal & benign gastric ulcer associated w/ H. pylori 20 mg bid + clarithromycin 500 mg bid & amoxicillin 1 g bid for 7 days.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to rabeprazole or substituted benzimidazole.
Special Precautions
Hepatic impairment. Monitor gastric malignancy. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, nausea, headache, vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness, flatulence, constipation, dyspepsia, flu-like syndrome, insomnia, back pain, cough, rhinitis, pharyngitis & rash.
Drug Interactions
Increased INR & prothrombin time w/ warfarin. Decreased ketoconazole levels. Increased digoxin levels.
ATC Classification
A02BC04 - rabeprazole ; Belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors. Used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Presentation/Packing
Form
Doctra EC tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
28's (P784/box)
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