Razo 20 Mg
USA Brand Name
Dr. Reddy's, India
Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)
What Is The Generic Name For Razo 20 Mg?
Rabeprazole is the generic version for Razo 20 mg
Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Razo 20 mg (Rabeprazole)?
About Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole):
Razo 20 mg containing Rabeprazole as an active ingredient is used in the treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Ulcers, and Indigestion. You may take it from all the leading pharmacy, drugstores and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Dr Reddy’s (India) is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Razo 20 mg.
Razo 20 mg is having Rabeprazole, 20 mg per tablet and available in different strengths and substitutes at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)?
Razo 20 mg is used in:
- Intestinal/Stomach Ulcers
How Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole) Works?
Rabeprazole is an active ingredient in Razo 20 mg which is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI), works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Before You Use Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole):
Make sure that:
- You are not allergic to Rabeprazole
- You do not take alcohol
- Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre-existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)
What Should You Avoid While Taking Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)?
- You should avoid taking alcohol
- You should avoid Driving or Machine Operating Jobs
- You should strictly avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)?
You should avoid Razo 20 mg if you:
- Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity to it
- Have Severe Liver/Kidney Impairment
- Noticed black, tarry stools (bowel motions) or blood in your stools,
- Have blockage or tear in the intestine
- Have severe Heart Disease and low Salt levels
- Have gone through any Surgical Procedure
- Are Pregnant/Conceiving
- You should always consult your doctor for suitable and effective treatment
Tell Your Doctor If You:
- Have Allergy to it
- Have any Intestinal/Stomach Disease
- Are suffering from Hypomagnesemia or Hypocalcaemia
- Do not feel better after taking it for 14 days (it may indicate some other complication)
- Have any Kidney/Liver Disease
- Are Pregnant/Breastfeeding
- Are having other Diseases, Drugs or Therapies
Razo 20 mg contains an active ingredient, Domperidone and Rabeprazole and is used for the treatment of Acidity, and Heartburn. Razo 20 mg is available in various strengths and substitutes and should be given on prescription only. You should always consult your doctor for the duration of dosage as age and severity of the disease differ from person to person. It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
Adults are advised to take Razo 20 mg at a fixed time, with or without food. Do not consume larger or smaller amounts than Prescribed.
How Much Of The Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole) to Be Used?
Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Razo 20 mg.
How To Take The Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)?
Razo 20 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time with or without food or as directed by your doctor. You must swallow the tablet as a whole with water without chewing or crushing it.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)?
You are always advised to take Razo 20 mg as prescribed by your doctor. You are not advised to take it in a large amount or for a longer time than recommended. It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time.
Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect an Overdose.
A missed dose of Razo 20 mg should be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose. Do not double the dose for next time if you missed once.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Razo 20 Mg (Rabeprazole)?
- Abdominal/Muscle/Chest Pain
- Breast Enlargement/Tenderness
- Menstruation Irregular
- Bone Fracture
- Sore Throat
- Flu Syndrome
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Razo 20 mg which can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on Vitamins, other Drugs or Herbal Supplements. It interacts with the following medicines:
- Antibiotics like Clarithromycin, Erythromycin, etc.
- Fluconazole and other Antifungal Drugs
It interacts with few diseased conditions like:
- Bone Fracture
- Minerals Deficiency
Warning And Precaution:
Razo 20 mg should be used very cautiously in:
- Impaired Liver/Renal Function
- Elderly Population (>60 years)
- Always consult your doctor to get best possible treatment and dosage adjustment in the above conditions.
Things To Remember:
- You should take Magnesium and calcium Supplements to reduce the risk of osteoporosis or another malfunctioning if you are taking Razo for a long time.
- Keep your Magnesium Levels Checked regularly
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding dose, time, and strength of the Tablet
Do not stop Razo 20 mg suddenly or do not take it for longer than recommended by your physician
Store the Razo 20 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and not damaged.