Following is information on contraindications to the use of rabeprazole in general, pregnancy & amp; Breastfeeding and children. Please note that the contraindications may vary depending on the dosage form of a drug (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).
When should rabeprazole not be used?
Rabeprazole should not be used in the case of hypersensitivity to rabeprazole or related proton pump inhibitors.
What should you watch out for during pregnancy and lactation?
Rabeprazole should not be used during pregnancy and lactation due to insufficient experience. In animal experiments, there were no indications of damage to the unborn child. A transition from rabeprazole to breast milk has not been studied so far.
What should be considered in children?
For children, medicines containing rabeprazole should not be used because of a lack of experience.
Warnings and Precautions
- The drug may mask the signs of stomach cancer. As with other gastric ulcer therapies, the doctor must always exclude stomach cancer.
- For prolonged therapy lasting more than one year, the patient must be regularly monitored by a doctor.
- In patients with hepatic impairment, the doctor should use the medication with caution.
- Reactivity may be impaired.
- Driving and using machines may be impaired.
Sometimes medications release allergic reactions.
If you notice any signs of allergic reaction, tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately.