Rabegen

Rabegen

Manufacturer:

Inventia Healthcare

Distributor:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Rabeprazole Na 20 mg, itopride HCl 150 mg
Indications/Uses
Management of symptoms of burning in various acid peptic disorders associated w/ nausea &/or vomiting. GERD, reflux esophagitis, non-ulcer dyspepsia, gastroparesis & idiopathic hiccup, or any other acid-peptic disease accompanied by nausea &/or vomiting eg, acute gastritis including NSAID-induced.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Moderate to severe, unresponsive GERD, reflux esophagitis 1 cap once daily for 4-8 wk. Prevention of aspiration pneumonitis 1 cap once in the evening before surgery & to be repeated on the morning of surgery. Other indications in adult 1 cap once daily. Maintenance: 1 cap once daily.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 15-30 min before meals. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to rabeprazole Na, itopride HCl or substituted benzimidazoles.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy & lactation. Rabeprazole: Atrophic gastritis in long-term use. Potential to cause gastric carcinoids.
Adverse Reactions
Rabeprazole: Asthenia, fever, allergic or photosensitivity reactions, chills, malaise, musculoskeletal pain & aches, CV signs, digestive system complaints, thyroid abnormalities, hemopoietic changes, edema, wt change, sleep disturbances & other central nervous symptoms, decreased libido, resp features, sight & hearing difficulties, dysuria, genital system affections & skin lesions. Itopride: Diarrhea/constipation, increased salivation, abdominal pain, other GI disturbances, hypersensitivity, headache.
Drug Interactions
Rabeprazole: Inhibition of cyclosporine metabolism. May interfere w/ the absorption of ketoconazole. Itopride: May reduce action w/ anticholinergic agents.
MIMS Class
Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants
ATC Classification
A02BC54 - rabeprazole, combinations ; Belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors. Used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Presentation/Packing
Form
Rabegen MR cap 20 mg/150 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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