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What are the side effects of prolonged use of Kinpride tablets prescribed for acid reflux ?

I am taking Kinpride tablets for Acid Reflux . Are there any side effects of this medicine? I wish to know as I am taking this medicine for last 16 months. I also take Rebeloc 40 as pert of the treatment for the same problem. I am 46 years old male.
Asked On : Wed, 14 Mar 2012
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I do not advise long term use of Rebeloc (Rabeprozole 40mg further, as i t is indicated for a short duration. has following side effects:
In clinical trials the most common side effect assessed as possibly or probably related to AcipHex was headache in 2.4% of patients vs 1.6% taking placebo.
abdominal pains
dry mouth
increased or decreased appetite
skin eruption
muscle or bone pain
Short-term treatment in healing and symptomatic relief of duodenal ulcers and erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); maintaining healing and reducing relapse rates of heartburn symptoms in patients with GERD; treatment of daytime and nighttime heartburn and other symptoms associated with GERD; long-term treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions, including Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and in combination with amoxicillin and clarithromycin to eradicate Helicobacter pylori.
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