Rucate-DSR Capsule is a combination medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease by relieving the symptoms of acidity such as heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation. It also neutralizes the acid and promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort.
Rucate-DSR Capsule is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
The most common side effects are diarrhea, stomach pain, dryness in mouth, headache, flatulence, and weakness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. Lifestyle modifications like having cold milk and avoiding hot tea, coffee, spicy food or chocolate can help you to get better results.
Before you start taking this medicine it is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from kidney or liver disease. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
USES OF Rucate-DSR CAPSULE SR
- Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
- Treatment of Peptic ulcer disease
BENEFITS OF Rucate-DSR CAPSULE SR
In Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
SIDE EFFECTS OF Rucate-DSR CAPSULE SR
Common side effects of Rucate-DSR
- Stomach pain
- Dryness in mouth
- Flu-like symptoms
HOW TO USE Rucate-DSR CAPSULE SR
HOW Rucate-DSR CAPSULE SR WORKS
Rucate-DSR Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Rabeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Rucate-DSR Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Rucate-DSR Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Rucate-DSR Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Rucate-DSR Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rucate-DSR Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Rucate-DSR Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rabemac-DSR Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rucate-DSR Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.