Brand Names : AcipHex
- Gastric acid pump inhibitor
- Antiulcer agent
Rabeprazole (ra-BE-pray-zole) is used
to treat certain conditions in which there is too much acid in the stomach.
It is used to treat duodenal ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),
a condition in which the acid in the stomach washes back up into the esophagus.
Rabeprazole is also used to treat Zollinger-Ellison disease, a condition in
which the stomach produces too much acid.
Rabeprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Delayed-release tablet (U.S.)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
† Not commercially available in Canada.