The use of rabeprazole may cause side effects. Talk to your health care provider if these adverse reactions do not go away within a few days or become severe.
Common side effects reported when taking rabeprazole include:
- Changes in taste
- Loss of appetite
More serious side effects of rabeprazole include:
- Blistering, peeling, or inflamed skin
- Severe diarrhea
- Stomach pain
- Joint pain
- Swelling (usually in the eyes, face, lips, mouth, throat, or tongue)
- Sensitivity to sunlight
- Changes in urination frequency
- Bloody urine
If you experience any of the symptoms above, talk to a health care provider right away. These are signs of a serious adverse reaction and medical treatment is required.
As with all prescription medication, inform your doctor of any medical conditions you are currently managing. Tell them about any and all medication, prescription drugs, and supplements you are taking before starting treatment with rabeprazole. Rabeprazole can interact with substances in the body, causing potentially serious adverse reactions. Specifically, let your doctor know if you are currently taking any antibiotics, anticoagulants, bisphosphonates, or diuretics.
Specifically, let your doctor know if you are currently taking any antibiotics, anticoagulants, or diuretics. You should not take rabeprazole if you are currently taking rilpivirine (Edurant, Complera, Juluca, Odefseyz).
Finally, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant before starting treatment with rabeprazole. If you become pregnant while taking rabeprazole, inform your health care provider immediately. Do not take this medication if you are currently breastfeeding.