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Title: Generic Aciphex to Treat Peptic Ulcer


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Generic Aciphex To Treat Peptic Ulcer
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Generic Aciphex
  • Generic Aciphex is an oral medication to treat
    gastro-esophageal reflux disease.
  • It is use in mixture with other drugs to treat
    ulcers caused by H. pylori (bacterial infection),
    erosive esophagitis and Zollinger-Ellison
    syndrome.
  • This medicinal drug is pharmacologically termed
    as proton pump inhibitor.

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Action Mechanism
  • The active ingredient existing in Generic Aciphex
    is Rabeprazole sodium, an antacid that helps in
    treating peptic ulcers (gastric ulcers and
    duodenal ulcers).
  • Generic Aciphex belongs to a class of drugs known
    as proton pump inhibitor.
  • This drug inhibits certain gastric enzymes that
    further helps in suppressing gastric acid
    production.

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  • Rabeprazole significantly negates the action of
    stomach acid secretion.
  • The formula of Rabeprazole is C18H21N3O3S with
    molecular mass 359.444 g/mol.
  • This ingredient is available in white to
    yellowish-white solid form.

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How to Use?
  • You should follow the instructions given on the
    prescription label.
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not able
    to understand.
  • You should consume Generic Aciphex exactly as
    directed by your physician.
  • Take whole tablet with water.

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  • Do not crush, split or chew the medicine.
  • The suggested dosage of Generic Aciphex is 20 mg.
  • In gastro-esophageal disease, this drug is
    generally taken once in a day without food.
  • In case of peptic ulcer, this drug is taken once
    in a day after the morning food.
  • In case of H. pylori infection, it is used in
    combination with other drugs twice a day, or as
    directed by the physician.

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Vital Information
  • You must tell your physician and pharmacist if
    you are allergic or sensitive to any medicines.
  • One should inform his/her doctor about any
    medications, such as prescribed or non-prescribed
    medicines, multivitamin tablets or any other
    nutritional supplement.
  • In case of pregnancy or breast-feeding, tell your
    physician before undergoing Generic Aciphex
    treatment.

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  • Store the medicine at dark , cool place and keep
    away from sunlight.
  • If you missed a dose, take it as soon as you
    remember or inform your doctor before making up
    for a missed dose.

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Safety Measures
  1. You should strictly inform your physician, if you
    are consuming other drugs such as anticoagulants,
    cyclosporine, diuretics, antibiotics, antifungal
    drugs, methotrexate and iron supplements.
  2. In such cases, your physician will adjust your
    dosage and schedule to avoid side effects.

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  • 3. One should discuss health problems, if any,
    with his/her health care specialist such as blood
    disorders, kidney or liver diseases and low
    levels of magnesium.
  • 4. If your age is 50 years or more, consult your
    doctor, as this drug can produce side effects in
    old aged people such as diarrhea and weakness of
    bones.

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  • 5. Overdose with Generic Aciphex can lead to
    medical difficulties, so be careful while using
    it.
  • 6. This antacid is ought to produce mild
    diarrhea hence, if you are already suffering
    chronic diarrhea, inform the doctor beforehand.

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Common Side Effects
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Nausea
Diarrhea
Headache
Dizziness
Vomiting
Breathlessness
Fatigue
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Contraindications
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  • People suffering from following issues are not
    allowed to use Generic Aciphex

Osteoporosis
Chronic liver disease
Deficiency of vitamin B12
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For More Detail
Generic Aciphex
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