Bacteria may prevent Rabeprazole from fully healing Stomach Ulcers

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Stomach ulcers are infamous for refusing to heal even after extensive treatment with medicines like rabeprazole. The reason for this persistence has not been determined, but a new study suggests that it may be because of a rarely detected bacterial infection. The researchers of this study found that Helicobacter Pylori or H. Pylori is a […]

New Rabeprazole Medication Approved by FDA

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Eisai, Inc.’s Aciphex Sprinkle, which is a delayed-release capsule of rabeprazole sodium. The announcement of this approval was made by the company, which will be manufacturing 5mg and 10mg versions of the medication. It is indicated for treating gastro-esophageal reflux disease or GERD in children between the ages […]

New Pricing System for Rabeprazole in Ireland

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

According to the Department of Health, Ireland, a new pricing system will be introduced for generic drugs by the last quarter of 2013. The new system will significantly lower the cost of drugs and will include 20 active substances, including rabeprazole. However, the department is sketchy as to reference pricing it plans to introduce to […]