Aciphex - Uses & Side Effects
Generic name: Rabeprazole sodium
Aciphex® is indicated for short-term (4 to 8 weeks) treatment in the healing and symptomatic relief of erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). For those patients who have not healed after 8 weeks of treatment, an additional 8-week course of Aciphex® may be considered.
Aciphex has a well-established safety profile. The most common side effect possibly related to Aciphex is headache.
Uses of Aciphex
Side Effects of Aciphex
More common side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Aciphex:
Drug Interaction :- If AcipHex is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increase, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining AcipHex with the following:
Little is known about AcipHex overdose. However, any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
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