Taking an active role in managing your acid reflux disease is important. Make a commitment to your health by tracking your symptoms and noting how often you use over-the-counter (OTC) medication.
Reasons to see your doctor
If you answer “yes” to at least 1 of these questions below, you should talk to your doctor and get an evaluation:
This is not a substitute for medical advice. Only your doctor can determine if you have acid reflux disease and prescribe appropriate treatment.
What should I tell my doctor before taking ACIPHEX?
Before you take ACIPHEX tell your doctor if you:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
ACIPHEX may affect how other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how ACIPHEX works.
Especially tell your doctor if you take:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a list of these medicines, if you are not sure. Know the medicines that you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
In adults (≥18 years of age), one ACIPHEX 20 mg tablet daily is used for the treatment of daytime and nighttime heartburn and other symptoms associated with acid reflux disease. ACIPHEX is also used for the short-term (4 to 8 weeks) treatment in the healing and symptom relief of damaging (erosive) acid reflux disease (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and to maintain healing of damage (erosion) and relief of heartburn symptoms that happen with acid reflux disease. ACIPHEX has not been studied for treatment lasting longer than 12 months (1 year).
In adolescents (≥12 years of age), one ACIPHEX 20 mg tablet daily is used for the treatment of daytime and nighttime heartburn and other symptoms associated with acid reflux disease.
In children (1 to 11 years of age) ACIPHEX® Sprinkle™ is used for the treatment of acid reflux disease for up to 12 weeks.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
For more information about ACIPHEX or ACIPHEX® Sprinkle™, see Full Product Information