This medication is a gastric protective agent, prescribed for intestinal ulcers.
Adult- PO- The recommended dosage for duodenal ulcer is 1 g four times per day on an empty stomach.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney disease, sugar, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Gastrointestinal :
Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, gastric discomfort, indigestion, flatulence and dry mouth.
• Skin : Itching and rash.
• Central Nervous System : Dizziness, sleeplessness, sleepiness and unsteadiness.
• Miscellaneous : Back pain and headache.
Avoid excess dosage. Not recommended in children under 15 years. Bezoar formation has been reported and caution is needed in patients with delayed gastric emptying.
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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