Short term treatment for gastric and duodenal ulcer; also used in combination with antibacterials for eradication of Helicobacter pylori; treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Rabeprazole Na 20 mg
For All Ages
Benign gastric ulcer:
20 mg daily in the morning for 6 weeks, continued for further 6 weeks if not fully healed.
Ulcerative or Erosive GERD:
20 mg once daily for 4-8 weeks; maintenance 10-20 mg daily; symptomatic treatment in the absence of oesophagitis, 10 mg daily for up to 4 weeks, then 10 mg daily when required.
20 mg/day in the morning for 4 weeks, continued for further 4 weeks if not fully healed.
Duodenal and benign gastric ulcer:
20 mg twice daily + clarithromycin 500 mg twice daily and amoxicillin 1 gram twice daily for 7 days.