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Dosing With Rabeprazole

When recommending a rabeprazole dosage, your doctor will take several factors into consideration, including the condition you are being treated for and any other medications you may be taking. The recommended dose with rabeprazole for people with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is 20 mg once a day for four weeks. The recommended starting dosage for people with excess acid production is rabeprazole 60 mg a day. Your healthcare provider may choose to increase the rabeprazole dosage if symptoms continue or decrease the dose if side effects occur.

Rabeprazole Dosage Information: An Overview

The dose of rabeprazole (Aciphex®) your healthcare provider prescribes will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The medical condition you are being treated for
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless specifically instructed by your healthcare provider to do so.
 

Rabeprazole Dosing for GERD

For people with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the recommended dosage is rabeprazole 20 mg once a day for four weeks. If the symptoms of GERD do not improve, your doctor may recommend GERD treatment with rabeprazole for another four weeks. This dose is approved for adults and adolescents as young as 12 years old.
 

Rabeprazole Dosage for Healing of Erosive Esophagitis

The recommended starting dosage of rabeprazole medicine for the healing of erosive esophagitis is rabeprazole 20 mg once a day for four to eight weeks. Once the erosive esophagitis is healed, the recommended daily dose of rabeprazole is rabeprazole 20 mg once a day to prevent the return of the erosive esophagitis.
 

Rabeprazole Sodium

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