Introduction to Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

This medication is used to treat Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It consists of Rabeprazole and Levosulpiride. Rabeprazole blocks gastric proton pump enzyme (responsible for acid production) and Levosulpiride increase pressure of esophagus sphincter (prevent back flow of gastric acid). 

How Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule Works?

It consists of Rabeprazole (proton pump inhibitor) and Levosulpiride (prokinetic agent). Rabeprazole blocks gastric proton pump enzyme (responsible for acid production) and Levosulpiride increase pressure of esophagus sphincter (prevent back flow of gastric acid).

How To Use Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

  • Take 1 hour earlier to food.
  • Swallow the whole capsule with water, do not crush or chew it.

Special Precautions About Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

  • For several test like; prolactin test, secretin stimulation test and for tetrahydrocannabinol test, it may cause false positive results So, inform the doctor and lab assistance about administration of this drug.
  • To monitor bone density and magnesium level, patiuent should do regular blood test.
  • Avoid sitting continuously.

Benefits Of Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

  • Used to treat Acidity, heartburn, Helicobacter pylori infection, gastric ulcer and other stomach upsets due to acidic condition.

Side Effects Of Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache

What If I Missed A Dose Of Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

Take the Capsule as soon as possible if you miss a dose. On the other hand, skip the missed dose and resume your regular schedule if your next dose is almost due. Don't take two doses at once.

 

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Safety Advice For Drd L 75mg/20mg Capsule

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Liver

If patent has liver disease should inform the doctor because dose adjustment may be required.

Kidney

If patent has kidney impairment should inform the doctor because dose adjustment may be required.

Alcohol

Leads to enhance production stomach acid and enhanced heartburn and acidity.

Driving

May cause Drowsiness and Dizziness.

Pregnancy

Should take after doctor prescribed.

Breast feeding

Breastfeeding women should consult doctor to take this medication.

Liver

If patent has liver disease should inform the doctor because dose adjustment may be required.

Kidney

If patent has kidney impairment should inform the doctor because dose adjustment may be required.

Alcohol

Leads to enhance production stomach acid and enhanced heartburn and acidity.

Driving

May cause Drowsiness and Dizziness.

Pregnancy

Should take after doctor prescribed.

Breast feeding

Breastfeeding women should consult doctor to take this medication.

Health And Lifestyle

Take healthy and balance diet rich in fruits. Eat smaller and frequently. Avoid Alcohol and caffeine. Do regular exercise. Avoid Spicy, acidic, and fatty foods. to reduce reflux, elevate the head of bed.

Drug Interaction

  • METHOTREXATE
  • AMOXICILLIN
  • DIGOXIN
  • METHOTREXATE

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • N/A

Disease Explanation

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GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease) is a long-term illness marked by recurrent reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus, causing discomfort, heartburn, and other symptoms. If treatment is not received, it may lead to consequences like Barrett's esophagus and esophagitis.

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Written By:

Pranav ayush

Sources

ScienceDirect. Levosulpiride. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/levosulpiride

Drugs.com. Rabeprazole. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from: https://www.drugs.com/mtm/rabeprazole.html