This medication is a potent local anesthetic, prescribed for rapid and effective relief in gastritis, esophagitis, hiatus hernia, heartburn of pregnancy and peptic ulcer.
PO- The recommended dose is 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls 4 times a day, 15 minutes before each meal and at bed time.
It comes as syrup to take by mouth, without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney impairment, appendicitis, decreased level of phosphate in blood, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it will lead to hypophosphatemia (decreased level of phosphate in blood).
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Allergic reactions:
Skin eruptions, itching and tongue inflammation.
• Central Nervous System: Dizziness, faintness and drowsiness.
Shake well before use.
Store it at controlled room temperature and in an airtight container. Do not freeze it.
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