Rablet D – Side Effects, Dosage and Why is it Prescribed

What is Rablet D?

Rablet D is a branded gelatin coated capsule prescribed for the treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also used for treating stomach ulcers, nausea, vomiting, bloating, heartburn, intestinal ulcer, and other medical conditions. Rablet D is a very effective medicine for all gastrointestinal problems mentioned above. This medicine may also be used for the purpose not listed here. This capsule is manufactured and marketed by Lupin Ltd. and is available in the package of 10 capsules per strip.

  1. Generic Medicine in The Capsule
  2. Dosage of This Capsule
  3. Working Mechanism of This Medicine
  4. Why is This Capsule Prescribed?
  5. Possible Side Effects of This Medicine
  6. Precautions While Using These Capsules
  7. Using The Capsule During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
  8. Dosage for Children and Infants
  9. Where to Buy These Capsules?
  10. Patients Queries About the Capsule
  11. Reference

Rablet D

Generic Medicine in The Tablet

The generic ingredients of Rablet D capsules are:

  • Domperidone SR – 30 mg
  • Rabeprazole Sodium – 20 mg

Dosage of This Tablet

Usage of this medicine is 1 or 2 capsules for adults, depending on patient’s medical history, age, current health conditions and the problem for which this medicine is administered. Please consult with your doctor before taking this medicine, and to know about the correct dosage & frequency of medicine.

Working Mechanism of This Medicine

Domperidone is an effective ‘anti-emetic’ medicine which helps you prevent nausea, vomiting, bloating and feeling of fullness. It is helpful in treating stomach disorders. It increases movement through the digestive system and helps the stomach to empty more quickly.

Rabeprazole Sodium belongs to the class of medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It works by decreasing or preventing the amount of acid in the stomach. It is used in the treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). This medicine is very helpful in preventing ulcer of stomach and esophagus. It is also used to treat Non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastric acid hypersecretion).

Why is This Tablet Prescribed?

Rablet D capsule is administered in the treatment of the following diseases:

  • Intestinal ulcers
  • Gas, Acidity
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Gastric motility disorders
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastric acid hypersecretion)
  • Heavy bloating
  • Fullness of stomach
  • Esophageal mucosal injury

Contraindications of Rablet D Capsule

  • Tumor of Pituitary gland
  • Allergy
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Breastfeeding
  • Heart disease

Possible Side Effects of This Medicine

This medicine has the following side effects:

  • Swelling of face, eyelids, tongue, lips, hand, and feet
  • Dry mouth
  • Elevated liver enzymes
  • Flatulence
  • Breast pain and tenderness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Decreased libido
  • Loss of appetite
  • flu like symptoms
  • Nausea, Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Frequent urination
  • Drowsiness, Dizziness, Headache, Blurred vision
  • Drug dependency
  • Skin rash, Itching
  • Ringing in the ear
  • Abnormal kidney function
  • Cardiac arrest, Heart rhythm disorder
  • Constipation, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Abdominal pain
  • Abnormal heart rhythm
  • Anemia and increased bleeding time
  • Disrupted Menstrual cycle

This is not a comprehensive list of all the possible side effects. If any of these side effects persist longer, report to your doctor immediately.

Precautions While Using These Tablets

  • Before using Rablet D capsule, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, current health conditions, and medical history
  • Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to any drug or food.
  • Patients suffering from a Heart problem, Crohn’s disease, stomach ulcers, high blood pressure, renal impairment, diabetes, high cholesterol, liver disease, hematological abnormalities and history of heart failure should take this medicine on medical advice.
  • Rablet D should be used with caution in patients with fungal infections, blockage of intestines and if taking an antibiotic.
  • Use with precaution while administering this medicine to Children and Elderly patients.
  • Consult your doctor before taking this medicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
  • Alcohol-dependent patients should avoid alcoholic beverages, as this medicine may cause dizziness/drowsiness.
  • Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as this medicine can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in the blood.
  • Never start, stop or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
  • Avoid doing tasks that require focused attention as this medicine may decrease your alertness. So don’t drive or operate machinery.
  • Do not chew, break or crush the tablet. Swallow it whole.
  • Do not flush the medicine down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so.
  • Keep the medicine in cool and dry place, avoid direct sunlight.
  • Do not store medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.
  • Do not use if the expiry date printed on the pack has passed.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

Using The Medicine During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

This medicine is classified in the pregnancy category ‘B’ by FDA. It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy, but always consult your doctor before using it. Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate any risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy. However, Consult your doctor before using Rablet D capsule. Please, do not self-medicate.

It is not known whether Rablet D passes into breast milk or if it affects the quality of milk or if it could be harmful to the nursing infant. There is not any well-established study of it.  If you are breastfeeding or planning to start breastfeeding, consult a doctor before using this medicine.

Dosage for Children and Infants

Rablet D is not approved to be used for infants, as it may cause serious side effects to them. However, It can be given to children over 12 years of age, but only after prescription of a qualified doctor. Always, consult your doctor regarding frequency and usage of this medicine.

Where to Buy These Tablets?

Rablet D is not available as an over the counter (OTC) product. It is a prescription-only medicine. Always consult your doctor regarding correct dosage, timing, and duration of use of this medicine.

Patients Queries About the Capsule

I missed a dose of Rablet D, What should I do?
Missed dose of this medicine should be skipped if it close to the time of your next dose and the next dose should be taken as per scheduled. The dose should not get doubled, as it can cause serious side effects.

Can I stop taking this medicine immediately?
Some medicines should not be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Never start, stop or change the dose of any medicine without your doctor’s approval.


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