IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
- Symptom relief does not rule out other serious stomach conditions.
- Serious allergic reactions may occur. Tell your doctor if you have a rash, face
swelling, throat tightness, or difficulty breathing.
- Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) medicines may increase your risk of getting severe diarrhea. This diarrhea may be caused by an infection (Clostridium difficile) in your intestines. If you have watery stool, stomach pain, and fever that does not go away, call your doctor immediately.
- People who are taking multiple daily doses of PPI medicines
for a long period of time may have an increased risk of fractures of the hip, wrist,
- Low magnesium can happen in some people who take a PPI medicine for at least 3 months.
Tell your doctor right away if you experience any of these symptoms: seizures, dizziness,
abnormal or fast heartbeat, jitteriness, jerking movements or shaking (tremors),
muscle weakness, spasms of the hands and feet, cramps or muscle aches, or spasm
of the voice box.
- In adolescents, the most common side effects with ACIPHEX include headache, diarrhea,
nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
- In adults, the most common side effects with ACIPHEX include pain, sore throat,
gas, infection, and constipation.
- Before taking ACIPHEX, tell your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:
atazanavir, digoxin, iron salts, ketoconazole, warfarin, or methotrexate.
For more information about ACIPHEX, see Full Product Information.