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Drego 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Usv Ltd
Medicine composition: Rabeprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Drego 10 MG Tablet is a proton inhibitor drug that is used in treatment of digestive conditions like acid reflux, heartburn, stomach ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, gastro-esophagea reflux disease and ulcers caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori.

Acid reflux occurs when your stomach produces an excess of acid. Drego 10 MG Tablet works by countering this process effectively. A proton pump inhibitor, blocks the pump in your stomach wall that secretes stomach acids. Therefore, it reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. In this way, Drego 10 MG Tablet acts by treating the symptoms of heartburn, acidity, neutralizing stomach acids and protecting the esophagus from damage.

Drego 10 MG Tablet is available in both capsule as well as tablet form, which are to be taken orally. The doctor will recommend a dosage according to the condition you suffer from, your age and the severity of this condition. It is important to continue taking this medicine until you have completed the prescribed course recommended by the doctor.

Some of the common side effects of Drego 10 MG Tablet are constipation, headache, infection, sore throat, diarrhea, nausea, muscle weakness and a gassy stomach. The severe side effects that you could experience are anxiety, seizures, irregular heartbeat, severe diarrhea with bloody stools, muscle spasms, Vitamin B12 deficiency and an allergic reaction. If you experience any of the symptoms mentioned above, it is imperative to seek medical expertise. An allergy to Drego 10 MG Tablet, will result in symptoms such as skin rashes, difficulty breathing, itchiness and swelling of the throat, face or tongue. If you experience an allergic reaction to this medicine, you should discontinue the use of it and consult your doctor.

It is important to consult your doctor before taking this medicine, if you suffer from conditions like Lupus, liver diseases, allergies and blood disorders. Because, taking Drego 10 MG Tablet, increases the risk of side effects, for those who have any of these conditions. The doctor might then recommend that you avoid taking this medication and prescribe a substitute. It is also advisable to avoid taking this medication if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to get pregnant.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Erosive Esophagitis

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Helicobacter Pylori Infection

  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

  • Other Forms Of Ulcers

  • Allergy

    Drego 10 MG Tablet is not advised for use if you have a known history of allergy to it.
  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Diarrhoea

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Lactic Acidosis

  • Weakness

  • Chest Discomfort

  • Headache

  • Running Nose

  • Belching

  • Swollen Joints

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect lasts for an average duration of about 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed after 1-2 hours of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women owing to the risk of abnormalities in the fetus.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women owing to the risk of adverse effects on the baby.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Some overdosages could lead to Lactic Acidosis which requires immediate medical intervention.
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This medication is a proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Those who suffer from liver disease, Osteoporosis and magnesium level imbalance must tell their doctor before using Drego 10 MG Tablet.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid using alcohol while taking this medicine. Symptoms such as prolonged weakness and muscle pain, lack of sleep, breathing difficulties after alcohol intake should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use Drego 10 MG Tablet in combination with Ketoconazole, Phenytoin, Warfarin, Nelfinavir and Digoxin.
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