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Rekool-L Tablet Sr

Manufacturer: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Levosulpiride, Rabeprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Rekool-L Tablet Sr is a combination medication, primarily used for treating ulcerative GERD. It is also prescribed for erosive healing, maintenance of ulcerative GERD, duodenal ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic gastritis. Recently, it has also come to be used in the treatment of hypersecretory conditions that include Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

On using Rekool-L Tablet Sr the associated side effects that you may suffer from are disorientation, delirium, the elevation of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), rhabdomyolysis, bullous, erythema multiforme, drug-induced diarrhoea, twitching, tremor, weight gain or akathisia.

In certain severe cases, you may experience jaundice, interstitial pneumonia, tardive dyskinesia, gynecomastia (a disorder of the endocrine system where there is an enlargement of the male breast size). In the latter case it will be necessary for you to seek medical attention.

Before using this medication it is advised that you consult your doctor and tell him/her if you had/have or are:

  • Pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant.
  • Nursing a baby
  • Taking any prescriptive or over the counter drugs, herbals medications or dietary supplements.
  • A recent surgery or are scheduled for one in the near future.
  • Pheochromocytoma or gastrointestinal perforation.
  • A history of cancer-related disease.
  • A history of epilepsy or any other kind of seizures.
  • Allergic to any medicine, food or substance.

The dosage of this medication will be as prescribed by your doctor as per the severity of your condition, your age, gender and overall medical history. But commonly a dose of 25 mg of this medicine is prescribed which needs to be taken three times in a day. Results may start to show within an hour or two of using. In case of drug overdose notify your physician right away.

This medicine is prescribed for the following conditions:

  • Allergy

  • Gastrointestinal Perforations

Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 5-8 hours upon administration.
  • What is the onset of action?

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

    Use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended unless absolutely necessary.
  • Is it habit forming?

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

    Use of this medicine by breastfeeding women is not recommended.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Rekool-L Tablet Sr , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact a doctor if an overdose is suspected.

This medicine is a combination of Levosulpiride and Rabeprazole. These two belongs to neuroleptic and PPI class respectively. Thus this medicine works via the dual mechanism.

Firstly, it works by selectively binding to dopamine receptors in the brain and the periphery. This action results in an increased tone of muscles in the gastrointestinal tract. Secondly, 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 Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Prolactin test

    Report the use of this medicine before undergoing the prolactin test.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Concomitant use of this medication must be avoid with diltiazem, pregabalin, sucralfate, tramadol, aluminium hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide, ipratropium, warfarin, cyclosporine, narcotics, anticholinergic agents and analgesics.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    The patient must inform the doctor if he/she been suffering from heart diseases, gastrointestinal bleeding, prolactin imbalance, neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS), or asthma.

Ques: What is Rekool-L Tablet Sr?

Ans: This medicine is a combination of levosulpiride and rabeprazole. It is primarily used for the treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome.

Ques: What are the uses of Rekool-L Tablet Sr?

Ans: It is prescribed for treating the following-

  • Healing of erosive or ulcerative gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Maintenance of healing of erosive or ulcerative GERD
  • Healing of duodenal ulcers
  • Treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions, including Zollinger- Ellison syndrome
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Chronic gastritis

Ques: What are the side effects of Rekool-L Tablet Sr?

Ans: This medication has many common side effects such as Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhea, Flatulence, Constipation, Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Sleepiness, Flu-like symptoms. In case of patients having any of the side effects or issues like allergic reactions or skin rashes. It is advised to stop the consumption of this medicine and contact to doctor as soon as possible.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Rekool-L Tablet Sr?

Ans: Rekool l tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Rekool-L Tablet Sr empty stomach, before food or after food?

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

Ques: How long do I need to use Rekool-L Tablet Sr before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: There is no specific time duration of using this medication in which you can see improvement in your condition.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: There is no specific food product to avoid, under usage of this medication.

Ques: Will Rekool-L Tablet Sr be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: Please follow the doses of the medication, as prescribed by your doctor.
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