Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Pariet TM

Listen to the Pronunciation:

Active ingredients: rabeprazole

What it is used for

Pariet is indicated for treatment and prevention of relapse of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; symptomatic treatment gastro-oesophageal reflux disease; treatment of duodenal ulcers; treatment of gastric ulcers. Patients whose gastric and duodenal ulceration is not associated with ingestion of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) usually require treatment with antimicrobial agents in addition to antisecretory drugs whether on first presentation or on recurrence. Pariet is also indicated, in combination with clarithromycin and amoxycillin, for eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with peptic ulcer disease or chronic gastritis; and healing of peptic ulcers in patients with Helicobacter pylori associated ulcers.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Light yellow film coated biconvex tablets marked "E243".

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on June 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient rabeprazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

Print the Leaflet (PDF).

View it Online (HTML).

Listen to it (MP3).

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Sensory and perceptual problems - Synapse

Sensory and perceptual problems can arise from damage to the right side of the brain or the parietal and occipital lobes of the brain.

Read more on Synapse - Australia's Brain Injury Organisation website

Balance problems and dizziness after a brain injury - Synapse

Dizziness and balance problems are common after a brain injury. This can result in problems with movement even when there is no loss of function in the limbs themselves.

Read more on Synapse - Australia's Brain Injury Organisation website

Medication Archives - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Caring for a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation but this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.

Read more on Reflux Infants Support Association website


Peritonitis is inflammation of the membranes of the abdominal wall and organs. Peritonitis is a life-threatening emergency that needs prompt medical treatment.

Read more on Queensland Health website

Pleurisy| Lung Foundation Australia

This fact sheet provides an overview of pleurisy, its symptoms, causes and treatment.

Read more on Lung Foundation Australia website

Brain -

Take a look at the inside of your brain and find out more about the different structures in the brain.

Read more on myDr website

Brain and Arteries | enableme - stroke recovery and support

How a stroke affects you depends on where in the brain it occurs, and the part of the brain damaged by the stroke is determined by which artery is affected.

Read more on Stroke Foundation website

Pernicious anaemia -

Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment for pernicious anaemia, also called vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia.

Read more on myDr website

Vitamin B12 & Folate Deficiency - Lab Tests Online AU

Vitamin B12 and folate deficiency is a condition of having insufficient amount of B complex vitamins necessary for red blood cell formation, tissue and cell repair.

Read more on Lab Tests Online AU website

Malabsorption - Lab Tests Online AU

Malabsorption is a condition caused by the decreased ability to digest or absorb nutrients from food.

Read more on Lab Tests Online AU website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo