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
The primary use of Raciper D Capsule are as follows:
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Tumor Of Pituitary Gland
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.
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
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineConcomitant 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
DiseasePatients who suffer from liver disease, osteoporosis and hypomagnesemia should use some other safer alternative.
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Esomeprazole- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 24 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/esomeprazole
Domperidone- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 24 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/rn/57808-66-9
Esomeprazole- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00736
Domperidone- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [Cited 10 May 2019]. Available from:https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01184
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