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Last Updated : 7/2/2018

General Information on Revaprazan

Generic Name : Revaprazan

Pronunciation : Re-va-pra-zan

Latest prescription information about Revaprazan. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Antiulcers

Trade Names/Brand Names of Revaprazan

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Overview of Revaprazan

Revaprazan is a drug approved for use in Korea and India for the treatment of gastritis.

It acts as an acid pump antagonist and reduces the gastric acid secretion in the body.

Why is Revaprazan Prescribed? (Indications)

Revaprazanis prescribed for the treatment of duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer and gastritis.

Revaprazan is classified a reversible acid pump antagonist (APA or a potassium-competitive acid blocker) since it acts in a mechanism different from irreversible proton pump inhibitors, such as omeprazole.

Revaprazan is not dependent upon secretion status of a proton pump or acid activation of a drug in a stomach.

Revaprazan has long-lasting acid-suppressive effects. Revaprazan is approved for use only in Korea and India. 

When should Revaprazan not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Revaprazan is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to the drug.

What is the dosage of Revaprazan?

The recommended dose of revaprazan is a 200mg tablet once daily.

How should Revaprazan be taken?

Revaprazan should be taken 30 min before food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Revaprazan?

Caution should be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Caution should be taken when giving the drug to patients with kidney and liver disease.

What are the side effects of Revaprazan?

  Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence
  Central nervous system: Headache
  Others: Rhinorrhea

What are the other precautions for Revaprazan?

Avoid excess dose.

What are the Drug Interactions of Revaprazan?

Revaprazan could reduce the absorption of drugs whose absorption is dependent on gastric pH, for example, ketoconazole

What are the storage conditions for Revaprazan?

Should be stored at room temperature.

Last Updated : 7/2/2018
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