Rabeprazole (Pfizer) - All You Need To Know In 2022
21 January 2022

Rabeprazole (Pfizer)


What it is used for

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. ,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
  • Store in Original Container
  • Do not Freeze
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 21 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Do not Freeze
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 21 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


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.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

Round, yellow, biconvex enteric-coated tablets

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