ACIPHEX/PARIET (Rabeprazole)
ACIPHEX/PARIET (Rabeprazole)
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ACIPHEX/PARIET (Rabeprazole)

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What is this medication? 

Rabeprazole, Aciphex/Pariet  
Antacid, Proton Pump Inhibitor

Rabeprazole/Aciphex/Pariet is officially indicated for duodenal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease  (GERD), Helicobacter pylori eradication, or hypersecretory conditions. It is also commonly prescribed  off-label for dyspepsia, gastric ulcer treatment, or NSAID-induced ulcer prevention. (may also be used  for conditions not listed)

How does this medication work? 

Rabeprazole/Aciphex/Pariet inhibits the H+/K+ ATP pump (proton pump) in stomach parietal cells which  are the cells that produce stomach acid thereby reducing its production

How should I take this medication? 

Oral: 10mg-40mg once or twice daily

How to Take: Follow instructions provided by physician/pharmacy label, swallow whole (do not split,  crush or chew tablet), take consistently at same times each day usually 30 minutes before a meal unless  otherwise directed, store at room temperature.  

You Need to Avoid: Do not stop this medication quickly as your body has gotten used to it. Slowly  reduce the dose to prevent rebound symptoms. Many people who stop this medication without dosage  reduction become symptomatic even though their original condition may be resolved.

What should I watch for while using this medication? 

Before starting Rabeprazole/Aciphex/Pariet make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or  medications you currently take, if you have liver disease, or are pregnant or breastfeeding. This  medication may mask a more serious condition so regular follow up which physician is recommended if  required for long periods of time. Long term use may also be associated with decreased bone density  due to decreased calcium absorption, low b12 due to decreased absorption and increased risk of  intestinal infection as stomach acid can act as a defense against certain infectious agents.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of medication, try to take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take only that scheduled dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

How should I store this medication?

Keep out of the reach of children at all times. Store at room temperature, 59 to 86° F (15 to 30° C).  Protect from light. Keep the container tightly closed. Properly dispose of any unused medication after the expiration date.

What are the possible side effects of using this medication? 

Side effects are uncommon with Rabeprazole/Aciphex/Pariet however some that may occur are  diarrhea, abdominal pain, and vomiting, most of which tend to happen in children over adults. 

Note this is not a complete list but the most common that can occur