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When and How Do I Take It?

Some general considerations for when and how to take the medication include:
 
  • Rabeprazole comes in tablet form. It should be taken with or without food.
 
  • The tablets should not be split, chewed, or crushed. (For information about the sprinkle capsule form of rabeprazole that can be opened, please see Aciphex Sprinkle.)
 
  • It should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level of rabeprazole in your system.
 
  • For the medication to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed.
 

Dosing Information

The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Dosing With Rabeprazole for more information about dosing for rabeprazole.)
  

Drug Interactions With Rabeprazole

Rabeprazole can potentially interact with a number of medications.
 
(Click Drug Interactions With Rabeprazole for more information.)
  

What If I Take an Overdose?

There have been a limited number of cases of people overdosing on rabeprazole. Therefore, the overdose symptoms are not well known. If you happen to overdose, seek medical attention immediately (see Aciphex Overdose for more information).
 
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