Pariet tablets contain the active ingredient rabeprazole sodium.
This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘Proton Pump Inhibitors’ (PPIs).
They work by lowering the amount of acid that your stomach produces.Pariet tablets are used to treat the following conditions: -‘Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease’ (GORD), which can include heartburn.
GORD is caused when acid and food from your stomach escapes into your food pipe (oesophagus).-Ulcers in your stomach or the upper part of your gut (intestine).
If these ulcers are infected with bacteria called ‘Helicobacter pylori’ (H.
Pylori), you will also be given antibiotics.
Using Pariet tablets and antibiotics together gets rid of the infection and makes the ulcer heal.
It also stops the infection and ulcer from coming back.-Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome where your stomach produces too much acid.
HOW TO USE
How to take Pariet: Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Taking this medicine;-Only remove a tablet from the blister strip when it is time to take your medicine.-Swallow your tablets whole with a drink of water.
Do not chew or crush the tablets.-Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take and how long to take them for.
This will depend on your condition.-If you are taking this medicine for a long time, your doctor will want to monitor you.
Do not take Pariet if: -You are allergic (hypersensitive) to rabeprazole sodium, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.-You are pregnant or think that you are pregnant.-You are breastfeeding.