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Rabeprazole Sprinkle Side Effects

Commonly reported side effects of rabeprazole sprinkle include headaches, diarrhea, and abdominal (stomach) pain. This prescription medication is also associated with potentially serious reactions, such as intestinal infections, seizures, and allergic reactions. If you are taking this medicine, notify your healthcare provider right away if you develop anything that does not seem right.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Rabeprazole Sprinkle

Just like any medicine, rabeprazole sprinkle (Aciphex® Sprinkle™) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with rabeprazole sprinkle. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Rabeprazole Sprinkle Side Effects

Some side effects of rabeprazole sprinkle should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling, especially of the mouth, lips, or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
 
  • Persistent or severe diarrhea
  • Signs of a serious infection in your intestines, such as:
    • Watery stools
    • Abdominal (stomach) pain
    • Fever
 
  • Swelling in the hands, legs, ankles, or feet
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes (jaundice)
  • Bone fracture 
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle cramps, spasms, or twitching
  • Muscle weakness
  • A fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Feeling jittery
 
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