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Rabeprazole, Aciphex

Description

Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor, which reduces stomach acid levels.

Action

Proton pump inhibitor, reduces stomach acid levels

Indications



Side Effects



Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

St JohnÕs Wort
St JohnÕs Wort can increase sensitivity to sunlight, which may add to side effects of proton pump inhibitors.


Positive interactions:

Folate
Folate absorption is best in an acidic environment.

Vitamin B12
Adequate acid is needed to release Vitamin B12 from protein in foods.

Iron and Zinc
Iron and Zinc are best absorbed in an acidic environment.

 

 

 

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