What is Rebagen (Rebamipide) used for?
Rebagen (Rebamipide) is used to treat gastritis, and also to help heal ulcers. It may also help to reduce the harmful effects of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) on the small intestine, and to treat Behcet's disease. Studies have shown that it may also be effective in treating pouchitis and presybyacusis (loss of hearing due to aging).
How should I use Rebagen (Rebamipide)?
Rebagen (Rebamipide) tablets should be taken by mouth. Your physician will prescribe the correct amount required to treat your condition. The length of treatment depends on the condition being treated. You may be told to take this medication for a period of 1 week. However, you must follow all instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Rebagen (Rebamipide)?
Patients who take Rebagen (Rebamipide) may experience side effects, such as:
If any side effects are noticed when taking this medication, you should immediately consult your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Rebagen (Rebamipide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.