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AcipHex is a medication used in the treatment of many types of gastroesophageal reflux disease, sometimes referred to as GERD or acid reflux. People who might need an AcipHex prescription can connect with a local medical provider using Push Health who can prescribe AcipHex, including AcipHex 20 mg, when appropriate to do so.
What Is AcipHex?
AcipHex contains the active ingredient rabeprazole and is a medication used for treating different types of GERD. AcipHex is also combined with the medications amoxicillin and clarithromycin (Biaxin) as part of therapy for H. pylori infections to reduce duodenal ulcer recurrence. AcipHex, like dexlansoprazole (Dexilant), esomeprazole (Nexium), omeprazole (Prilosec) and pantoprazole (Protonix), belongs to a class of medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). As a PPI medication, AcipHex interferes with hydrogen and potassium ion movement across special cells in the stomach known as parietal cells. Ultimately, AcipHex helps reduce gastric acid acidity and concentrations.
AcipHex - Dosage and Coupon
The starting AcipHex dose is typically AcipHex 20 mg daily (30 minutes prior to a meal) although the actual dosage and administration is titrated to the needs of the patient and the judgement of the prescribing medical provider. When taken orally, AcipHex tablets should be swallowed in one piece and not chewed or crushed. AcipHex tablets are delayed in release and the sprinkled version of AcipHex is generally added to soft food or liquid and taken within 15 minutes. Orally administered AcipHex medication is largely eliminated in the urine although some can be found in the feces. AcipHex is moderately expensive, costing approximately 67 cents per AcipHex 20 mg tablet at many pharmacies in the United States. AcipHex coupons can sometimes be found online or discounts are sometimes available through a copay card. It is also worth checking if one's insurance will help cover the costs associated with an AcipHex medication prescription.
Can I Buy AcipHex Online?
AcipHex requires a prescription to be dispensed in the United States. Because it requires a prescription, one cannot just buy AcipHex online and AcipHex OTC is not available at pharmacies in the United States. To get AcipHex in the United States, one needs to first consult a medical provider. Push Health can connect people who need an AcipHex prescription, including generic AcipHex, with a licensed provider who can prescribe AcipHex tablets when appropriate to do so.
AcipHex - Side Effects
AcipHex can cause side effects when used. Side effects from AcipHex use include a sore throat, constipation, abdominal pain, and flatulence. AcipHex can interact with a number of drugs and care should be taken when prescribed with other medications. AcipHex use can increase the risk of bone fractures. AcipHex can also cause electrolyte imbalances such as low magnesium levels. AcipHex and alcohol should not be used together. Prior to using AcipHex, it is necessary to discuss possible side effects about rabeprazole sodium use with a pharmacist and medical provider.
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Last updated June 9, 2021. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.