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Drug information on Povistop (Sucralfate) from Best Biotech

Povistop

  Ointment   
Best Biotech
Generic : Sucralfate
 45.00
5% w/w /1% /7% w/w
15g
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc Biotechnology | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Povistop may be prescribed


Side effects of Povistop

   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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dosage for duodenal ulcer is 1 g four times per day on an empty stomach.

How to use Povistop?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

When is Povistop not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Povistop

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.

Other Precautions for Povistop

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.

Storage Conditions for Povistop

Store it at room temperature (25°C).


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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