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Rabicip L Capsule 10's

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Pack Of

10 CAPSULES

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About Rabicip L Capsule 10's

Rabicip L Capsule 10's belongs to a group of combination medication called gastrointestinal agents used to treat gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the food pipe (oesophagus), thereby causing hyperacidity, stomach pain and heartburn. 

Rabicip L Capsule 10's is a combination of two drugs: Levosulpiride (prokinetic agent) and Rabeprazole (proton pump inhibitor). Levosulpiride works by increasing the inferior oesophageal (food pipe) sphincter pressure, thereby preventing backflow of food and acid into the mouth. Rabeprazole works by blocking the action of an enzyme called gastric proton pump, which is responsible for acid production. Together, Rabicip L Capsule 10's helps in preventing acid reflux, thereby provides relief from acidity and heartburn.

Take Rabicip L Capsule 10's 1-hour prior food. Swallow Rabicip L Capsule 10's as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or break it. You are advised to take Rabicip L Capsule 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea, flatulence, constipation, headache, dizziness, weakness, sleepiness, flu-like symptoms. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

Inform your doctor before taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you have a history of gastrointestinal bleeding or intestinal obstruction. On long term treatment, Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist, spine, and hypomagnesemia (low magnesium levels). Do not take Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Rabicip L Capsule 10's should not be given to children as safety have not been established. Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause drowsiness and dizziness, so drive only if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol and Rabicip L Capsule 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and elevate stomach acid production.

Uses of Rabicip L Capsule 10's

Gastro Esophageal reflux disease (GERD), Heartburn, Hyperacidity

Medicinal Benefits

Rabicip L Capsule 10's belongs to a group of gastrointestinal agents used to treat gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Rabicip L Capsule 10's is a combination of two drugs: Levosulpiride (prokinetic agent) and Rabeprazole (proton pump inhibitor). Levosulpiride works by increasing the inferior oesophageal (food pipe) sphincter pressure, thereby preventing backflow of food and acid into the mouth. Rabeprazole works by blocking the action of an enzyme called gastric proton pump, which is responsible for acid production. Collectively, Rabicip L Capsule 10's helps in preventing acid reflux, thereby provides relief from acidity and heartburn.

Directions for Use

Take Rabicip L Capsule 10's 1hour prior food. Do not chew or crush it, swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Depending on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take Rabicip L Capsule 10's.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Rabicip L Capsule 10's

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you are allergic to any of its contents, have a gastrointestinal hemorrhage, epilepsy, mania, porphyria or cardiac impairment. Inform your doctor before taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you have stomach pain, indigestion, vomiting food or blood, or if you pass black stools,  have severe liver or kidney problems, if you are due to have Chromogranin A test. Do not take Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor. Rabicip L Capsule 10's should not be given to children as safety have not been established. On long-term treatment, Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause low magnesium levels, vitamin B12 levels and increase the risk of bone fractures; the doctor may advise regular tests for monitoring your condition. Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause dizziness and drowsiness, so drive only if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Rabicip L Capsule 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and can elevate the production of stomach acid. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's. Alcohol intake leads to increased production of stomach acid, thereby increases acidity and heartburn.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Do not take Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Please consult your doctor. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Do not take Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you are breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Take Rabicip L Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Take Rabicip L Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat smaller meals more often.

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption. Alcohol intake leads to increased production of stomach acid, thereby increases acidity and heartburn.

  • Maintain a healthy weight by regular exercising.

  • Avoid lying down after eating as it causes acid reflux.

  • Avoid tight-fitting clothes as it might increase the pressure on the abdomen leading to acid reflux.

  • Practise relaxation techniques and avoid stress by doing yoga or meditation.

  • Avoid foods such as high-fat food, spicy food, chocolates, citrus fruits, pineapple, tomato, onion, garlic, tea and soda. 

  • Avoid sitting continuously as it may trigger acidity. Take a break of 5 minutes break every hour by doing brisk walking or stretching.

Special Advise

  • Inform your doctor before taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's if you are due to have Chromogranin A test.

  • Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause changes in blood tests for checking liver functioning. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's.

  • Prolonged intake of PPIs or proton pump inhibitors like Rabeprazole may cause diarrhoea, autoimmune disease (lupus), and brittle bones. So tell your doctor if you have these symptoms.

Other Information (RAB0732)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): Stomach is usually protected from the acid by a mucous layer. In some cases, due to excess acid production, the mucous layer gets eroded, which leads to complications like GERD, acidity, heartburn, and peptic ulcers. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach acid frequently flows back into the food pipe (oesophagus). This backflow (acid reflux) irritates the food pipe and causes heartburn and acidity. Symptoms include heartburn, sour or bitter taste in the mouth and difficulty swallowing.

FAQs

Rabicip L Capsule 10's works by increasing the pressure of the inferior oesophageal (food pipe) sphincter, thereby prevents backflow of food and acid into the mouth. Rabicip L Capsule 10's works by blocking the action of an enzyme called gastric proton pump responsible for stomach acid production. Together, Rabicip L Capsule 10's helps in preventing acid reflux, thereby provides relief from acidity.

Avoid lying down immediately after meals to prevent acid reflux. Raise the head of the bed 10-20 cm by putting a pillow so that the head and chest are above the waist. This helps in preventing acid reflux.

Do not take Rabicip L Capsule 10's for longer durations unless prescribed by the doctor. Talk to your doctor if you do not find symptomatic relief. The doctor may monitor your condition regularly if you are on long term treatment with Rabicip L Capsule 10's.

Rabicip L Capsule 10's contains rabeprazole which might increase the risk of fracture in the wrist, hip or spine. This mainly occurs in people taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's for longer durations. Prolonged use of Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause low magnesium level in your bones. Inform your doctor if you have osteoporosis or take corticosteroids, your doctor may prescribe calcium and vitamin D supplements.

Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause changes in blood tests for checking liver functioning. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Rabicip L Capsule 10's.

Rabicip L Capsule 10's should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Rabicip L Capsule 10's. Rabeprazole in Rabicip L Capsule 10's may cause kidney problems in rare cases, so if you are urinating less than usual, or have blood coming in your urine, let your doctor know about this.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Rabicip L Capsule 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013

Country Of Origin

India

Rabicip L Capsule 10's

Rabicip L Capsule 10's

MRP: 209.60

Inclusive of all taxes

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