rabeprazole delayed-release - oral, Aciphex
GENERIC NAME: RABEPRAZOLE DELAYED-RELEASE - ORAL (rabb-EH-pruh-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Aciphex
USES: Rabeprazole works by blocking acid production in the stomach. This medication is known as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It is used to treat acid-related stomach/intestinal and throat (esophagus) problems (e.g., acid reflux or GERD, ulcers, erosive esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). Decreasing excess stomach acid can help relieve symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, persistent cough, and trouble sleeping. It can also prevent serious acid damage to your digestive system (e.g., ulcers, cancer of the esophagus).This medication may also be used in combination with antibiotics to treat certain types of ulcers caused by bacterial infection.
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