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Rabeprazole is a drug used to reduce stomach acids and belongs to the group called proton pump inhibitors. This medicine is used to treat gastrointestinal conditions, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, and multiple adenomas.

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Can Rabium be used for a long time?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 47 years old. She takes Rabium 20 mg tablet daily and it gives her relief in her health problem. I just wanted to know whether this medicine is safe on daily basis. Does this cause any side effects? Is it safe for my mom to take it for a long time?  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Hassan Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Using Rabium (Rabeprazole) for an extended duration is generally acceptable; however, if she experiences any adverse effects, discontinuation is advisable. Potential side effects encompass nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, and diarrhea. While taking this ...  Read Full »

I suffer from a burning sensation in my stomach and throat along with regurgitation. I suffer from diarrhea when I take medicine to cure it. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, It started with a burning sensation in my stomach and throat, regurgitating, food felt like sticking to my throat. So I started taking PPI (Rabeprazole). It did keep that in control. But after some time I started having throat symptoms (sore throat, excess throat clearing, and one s...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your current symptoms like loose motions, low appetite, and weight loss seem to be due to some gastric infection. I suggest you do an ultrasound of the abdomen, stool examination, and culture and sensitivity test. These will help to diagnose clearly and treat p...  Read Full »

How can gas formation in stomach be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday in the evening I felt strong heaviness in my stomach and gas started forming. Stomach seems to be full without eating anything . Light pain also started. Today morning also no clear stool, no choice to take food, hence, only some fruits taken in breakfast. Presently also st...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand you had a terrible time due to this problem since yesterday. The gas production in bowel is a normal phenomenon and majorly produces on its own given the number of gas forming bacteria within human gut; however, there are certain foods and environmen...  Read Full »

Why am I having semi-runny diarrhea that has an orange or brown pigmentation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have experienced semi-runny diarrhea that has an orange or brown pigmentation. It is not bloody, nor contains mucus. I passed this when I woke up at three in the morning because of something, and before going to sleep I had experienced some stomach aches but ignored them and slept thro...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You may need not to worry about orange colored stool. It could be due to food intake that contains carotene. I suggest you take Rabeprazole 20 mg OD (once daily) antacid for week. The associated gastritis can be responsible for stomach pain. If after 3 to 4 days stom...  Read Full »

I am taking Rabeprazole and Levosulpiride, and I suspect them to be the cause of my erectile dysfunction. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old and suffering from erectile dysfunction. I do not have BP or sugar. But for the last year, I am taking Rabeprazole and Levosulpiride. Are these medicines the cause?  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Please do not panic. You must understand erectile dysfunction (ED). There is nothing called erectile dysfunction while having masturbation. Losing an erection in the initial stages of sex, not having an erection at ...  Read Full »

My high acidity gets triggered by certain foods with severe cough and cold. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cough and cold, and I am allergic to citric foods like mango, lemon, vinegar, okra, taro roots, and green chili for last 15 to 20 years. High protein food like the yellow part of eggs, potatoes, etc., cause high acidity and my stomach gets jammed. I cannot drink cold water for...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from cough and cold with allergies to citrus foods, high protein foods which can aggravate stomach acidity with burning sensation and rashes with itching of the whole body and not capab...  Read Full »

Why is my son having a high fever and throwing up everything he eats?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2 year old son is suffering from fever. The temperature right now is 100.4 degrees. He is vomiting everything he is eating.  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is a sore throat, most likely of a viral origin. But, a bacterial cause should be considered if there is a significant pain the throat. The investigations to be done are CBC (complete blood count) and ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate). I suggest the following: ...  Read Full »

Do Levosulpiride and Flupenthixol cause low sex drive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 39 years old. My weight is 160 pounds. I have been taking L-Pride, Nuanxit, Rabefit, and Rabifast-DSR since last 15 days. After taking these medicines, I am experiencing low sex drive and problem in erection. Do these medicines have something to do with these symptoms? If no, then wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read and understood your problem. Levosulpiride and Flupenthixol can cause problem with erection. This is the cause of erectile dysfunction in your case. Sildenafil citrate (Viagra) is usually prescribed at a dose of 50 mg three hours before sex. But, it should b...  Read Full »

What can I do to get rid of my heartburn?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from heartburn, chest pain, nausea, and breathlessness. I got done 2D echo, ECG, vitamins D levels, endoscopy, and blood tests. All the reports are normal.  Read Full »

Dr. Surbhi Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are several things you can do to prevent an episode of heartburn like: Avoid alcohol. Normally alcohol in moderation is well tolerated by many, but for people prone to acidity, even a small amount of alcohol can cause discomfort. Avoid smoking. The nicoti...  Read Full »

Why do I get severe lower back pain after waking up?

Query: Hello doctor,My problem is, I wake up in the morning and feel a severe pain in the lower back. Please tell me the solution.  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is known that during sleep our back muscles relax. So, back pain is particularly felt early in the morning due to a degenerative or inflammatory disease of the spinal elements. Also, an awkward sleeping position may aggravate this symptom. Follow these simple steps:...  Read Full »

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