Rabeprazole :

Last updated on October 30th, 2017 at 10:38 am

Rabeprazole : 

It belongs to the class of antisecretory compounds, the substituted benzimidazoles, that suppress gastric acid secretion by the specific inhibition of the H+/K ATPase enzyme at the secreatory surface of the gastric parietal cell and hence are called proton pump blockers.

Indication :

  • For the treartment of active duodenal ulcer. 
  • Active benign gastric ulcer. 
  • Symptomatic erosive or ulcerative gastro oesphageal reflux disease. 
  • H.pylori positive duodenal ulcers as part of the eradication programme with appropriate antibiotics, maintenance treatment of healed erosive or ulcerative GERD. 

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