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Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's belongs to a group of antiulcer medicines called proton pump inhibitors used to treat duodenal ulcers, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (reflux of gastric contents into the oesophagus), heartburn, erosive oesophagitis (acid-related damage to the lining of the oesophagus), infections caused by Helicobacter pylori when given along with an antibiotic, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's works by blocking the action of the enzyme known as gastric proton pump that is responsible for the production of acid. This helps in reducing the amount of acid produced, heals the ulcers and prevents the formation of new ulcers.

Take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's 30minutes prior food. The tablet form of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or crush the tablet. A healthcare professional will administer the injection form of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's; do not self-administer. You are advised to take Rabifast 40 Tablet 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 headache, dizziness, diarrhoea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, flatulence (wind), weakness, flu-like symptoms, back pain, aches, infection, difficulty sleeping, cough, sore throat, and runny nose. 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 Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's if you have stomach tumour, liver disease. On long-term treatment, Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's may cause low magnesium levels, vitamin B12 levels and increase the risk of bone fractures. Do not take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so drive only if you are alert. Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's should not be given to children as the safety have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Rabifast 40 Tablet 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.

Uses of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), duodenal ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Directions for Use

Take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's 30minutes prior food. The tablet form of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water; do not chew, or crush the tablet. A healthcare professional will administer the injection form of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's; do not self-administer. Depending on your medical condition, your doctor will decide how long you need to take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

Headache

Dizziness

Diarrhoea

Constipation

Nausea

Vomiting

Flatulence (wind)

Weakness

Flu-like symptoms back pain, aches, infection, difficulty sleeping, cough, sore throat, and runny nose are the common side-effects.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's if you are allergic to any of its contents. Inform your doctor before taking Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's if you have stomach tumour, liver disease, or if you are due to have Chromogranin A blood test. On long-term treatment, Rabifast 40 Tablet 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. Do not take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so drive only if you are alert. Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's should not be given to children as the safety have not been established. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's as it could lead to increased drowsiness and can elevate the production of stomach acid. Prolonged intake of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's is linked with a greater risk of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea, so if you develop diarrhoea that does not improve, immediately consult a doctor. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and medicines to rule out any side-effects.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's. Alcohol intake leads to increased production of stomach acid, thereby increases acidity and heartburn.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Do not take Rabifast 40 Tablet 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.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Do not take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's if you are breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Driving

    Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are alert.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with liver impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed in patients with kidney impairment. Please consult your doctor if you have kidney impairment or any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (RAB0895)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's works by blocking the action of the enzyme known as gastric proton pump that is responsible for the production of acid. This helps in reducing the amount of acid produced, heals the ulcers and prevents the formation of new ulcers.

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and sleepiness. So, drive only if you are alert and omit driving or operating machinery if you feel dizzy or sleepy.

Talk to your doctor if you do not feel better even after taking Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's for 14 days. Do not take Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's for longer durations unless prescribed by the doctor. If Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's is prescribed for longer durations, a regular check-up is advised.

Do not discontinue Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor. To treat your condition effectually continue taking Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's for as long as prescribed. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you feel any difficulty while taking Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's.

Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience excess diarrhoea consult your doctor. Prolonged intake of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's is linked with a greater risk of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea, so if you develop diarrhoea that does not improve, immediately consult a doctor.

Dry mouth could be a side-effect of Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's. Limiting caffeine intake, avoiding smoking and mouthwashes containing alcohol, drinking water regularly, and chewing sugar-free gum/candy might help in stimulating saliva and thereby prevents drying of the mouth.

Avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol while taking Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's as it may lead to increased dizziness. Alcohol intake leads to increased production of stomach acid, thereby increases acidity and heartburn.

On long term treatment, Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's might increase the risk of fractures of the hip, spine, and wrist. Inform your doctor if you have osteoporosis or if you are taking corticosteroids.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Office No. 5119, 5th Floor, 'D' Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivili, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 072.

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

Rabifast 40 Tablet 10's

MRP: 158.90

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