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Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Domperidone, Esomeprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 31, 2020

Raciper D Capsule is indicated for treating GERD (Gastro-esophageal reflux disease), which does not respond to Esomeprazole medications alone. It prevents the tendency of vomiting and nausea in people suffering from gastrointestinal problems.

Raciper D is a combination of Domperidone and Esomeprazole. The active ingredients fall under the class of dopamine antagonist and PPI (Proton pump inhibitor), respectively.

It is also prescribed to the patients of peptic ulcer and who take certain medicines for Parkinson’s disease. The medicine tightens the muscles near the entrance of the stomach and relaxes the ones present at the exit.

The action of this medication helps to speed up the passing of the food that you intake - from your stomach to your intestine, reducing the feeling of nausea and sickness, also preventing vomiting.

Raciper D medicine also works by blocking or reducing the stimulation in the ‘vomiting centre’ of your brain, which will eventually reduce the feeling of nausea and vomiting. The possible side effects of taking this medication can be headache, migraine, dryness of the mouth or breast pain.

You are advised not to take Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr if you have the following conditions:

  • An allergy to Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr or any other ingredient of this medicine
  • Bleeding problems or blockage in your stomach or in the intestine
  • Tumour in the pituitary gland
  • Cardiac disease
  • Incorrect levels of magnesium, potassium or calcium in the blood
  • Severe/moderate liver impairment
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The primary use of Raciper D Capsule are as follows:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Peptic Ulcer

  • Allergy

  • Tumor Of Pituitary Gland

  • Heart Diseases

Here are some of the possible side effects of Raciper D Capsule:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts up to 6 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Raciper D Capsule is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding mothers.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Skip the missed dose and resume with the next scheduled dose at the right time.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Raciper D Capsule attaches to the dopaminergic receptors without causing any release of the chemical dopamine. It, in turn, facilitates gastric emptying and decreases small bowel transit time. Also, it 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 Lab Test

    The patients taking Raciper D Capsule have been reported for false results, as it interacts with investigations of Neuroendocrine Tumors, Secretin Stimulation Test, Urine Tests for THC. Thus an alternative confirmatory test should be considered to verify the results.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Concomitant use of Antiretrovirals, warfarin, methotrexate, digoxin, Drugs Dependent on Gastric pH for Absorption (e.g., iron salts, erlotinib, dasatinib, nilotinib, mycophenolate mofetil, ketoconazole, itraconazole), tacrolimus, antiarrhythmics, apomorphine, protease inhibitors, systemic azole antifungals, some macrolides (erythromycin, clarithromycin and telithromycin) is contraindicated.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from liver disease, osteoporosis and hypomagnesemia should use some other safer alternative.

Ques: What is Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr?

Ans: Raciper D Capsule is a combination of Domperidone and Esomeprazole. These drugs are a part of the dopamine antagonists group of drugs and PPI, respectively and prevent the tendency of vomiting and nausea in people suffering from gastrointestinal problems and also those who take certain medicines for Parkinson’s disease. It consists of Domperidone which is an antiemetic agent and is used to treat nausea and vomiting.

Ques: What is the use of Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr?

Ans: Raciper D 40 Sr is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastric ulcers, idiopathic or diabetic gastroparesis, intractable nausea and vomiting and peptic ulcer.

Ques: What are the side effects of Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr?

Ans: Possible side-effects gas, rash, headache, somnolence, akathisia and diarrhea.

Ques: Can Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr be used for gastroesophageal reflux disease and gastric ulcers?

Ans: Yes, Raciper Capsule can be used for gastroesophageal reflux disease and gastric ulcers.

Ques: How long do I need to use Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is within 2 hours to 1 week, before noticing an improvement in the condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact is around 12 to 24 hours.

Ques: Should I use Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The salts involved in this medication work properly on an empty stomach.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Raciper D 40 Capsule Sr?

Ans: Raciper D Capsule contains salts which are suitable to store at room temperature and keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light.
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