Aciphex Oral Tablet, Gastro-Resistant 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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AcipHex: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant (20mg)

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Aciphex 20mg DR Tablet
Eisai Inc
Pill Identification: ACIPHEX 20 

What is this Medicine?

RABEPRAZOLE (ra BE pray zole) prevents the production of acid in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain ulcers, inflammation of the esophagus, and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for AcipHex: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant(20mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Aciphex 20mg Delayed-Release Tablet

NDC: 628560243
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, Dyspepsia, Gastric Ulcer, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Pyrosis (heartburn)

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Aciphex 20mg Delayed-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_5931.JPG
Eisai Inc
Pill Identification: ACIPHEX 20 
Shape: round
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Aciphex 20mg Delayed-Release Tablet

Dry Mouth Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Liver Infection Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
<9.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hepatic Encephalopathy Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.8-4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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