Active ingredients: rabeprazole
What it is used for
Rabeprazole is indicated for: - Treatment and prevention of relapse of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. - Symptomatic treatment of 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. Rabeprazole is also indicated, in combination with clarithromycin and amoxycillin, for: - Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with peptic ulcer disease or chronic gastritis. - 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
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Yellow coloured, round, biconvex, delayed release tablet, plain on both sides.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on August 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
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