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Published: 3/2013

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
RABEPRAZOLE Na Tablet 10 mg "TYK"
 Active ingredient:
Rabeprazole sodium
 Dosage form:
pale yellow tablet, diameter: 6.7 mm, thickness: 3.7 mm
 Print on wrapping:
TYK500

Effects of this medicine

This medication suppresses gastric acid secretion by inhibiting the mechanism of gastric acid secretion in gastric mucosal cells. It consequently results in rapid healing of gastric or duodenal ulcer and relieves pain and heartburn associated with reflux esophagitis.
It is usually used for the treatment of gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, stomal ulcer, reflux esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have liver problems.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • Gastric/duodenal ulcer, stomal ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (10 mg of the active ingredient) once daily. The dose may be increased to 2 tablets (20 mg) once daily according to the symptoms. The duration of taking this medication is up to 8 weeks for gastric and stomal ulcer, and up to 6 weeks for duodenal ulcer.
    Reflux esophagitis: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (10 mg of the active ingredient) once daily. The dose may be increased to 2 tablets (20 mg) once daily according to the symptoms. The duration of taking this medication is up to 8 weeks. If the treatment of proton pump inhibitor is ineffective, take 1 tablet (10 mg) or 2 tablets (20 mg) twice daily for another 8 weeks, However, 2 tablets (20 mg) twice daily is only used in patients with severe mucosal injury. For patients with recurrent or relapsing requiring maintenance therapy, take 1 tablet (10 mg) once daily.
    Non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (10 mg of the active ingredient) once daily, and the duration of taking the medication is usually up to 4 weeks.
    Strictly follow the instructions in either case.
  • Swallow this medication without chewing or crushing.
  • If you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as possible when you remembered that you missed a dose. However, it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medication at your next regularly scheduled time. You should never take two doses at a time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include skin rash, urticaria, itching, diarrhea, abdominal pain, abdominal bloating and constipation. If any of these symptoms occurs, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • dyspnea, urticaria, dizziness [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
  • fever, anemia, bleeding gums, subcutaneous bleeding [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic anemia]
  • nausea or vomiting, anorexia, yellowness in skin or in conjunctiva [fulminant hepatitis, liver dysfunction, jaundice]
  • fever, dry cough, dyspnea [interstitial pneumonitis]
  • fever, widespread erythema, sores in mouth, eye or genital [toxic epidermal necrolysis, mucocutaneous ocular syndrome, erythema multiforme]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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