Gistress Suspension 200ml

Ulcer/Reflux/Flatulence Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

GISTRESS SUSPENSION contains Sucralfate, which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-ulcer agents. It is used for the short-term (up to 8 weeks) treatment of active duodenal ulcers (part of the small intestine), prophylaxis of gastrointestinal haemorrhage due to stress ulceration in critically ill patients, gastric and benign ulcers.

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with chronic renal failure, dialysis patients and diabetes. GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. The safety and effectiveness of GISTRESS SUSPENSION for use in children have not been established.

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age. The most common side effect of taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION is constipation. Consult your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse or persist.

USES OF GISTRESS SUSPENSION

  • Treatment of active duodenal ulcer, benign and gastric ulcers
  • Prophylaxis management of gastrointestinal haemorrhage

HOW GISTRESS SUSPENSION WORKS

GISTRESS SUSPENSION works by forming a protective layer around the ulcer saving it from the further attack of acid, pepsin or bile. It increases growth factor production, promoting tissue growth, regeneration, thereby facilitating repair.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take GISTRESS SUSPENSION as advised by your physician. Shake well before each use. Take GISTRESS SUSPENSIONon an empty stomach at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal for best results. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you based on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GISTRESS SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • constipation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Constipation:

Consume fiber-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals. Consume lots of water and exercise more regularly. Contact your doctor if your symptom doesn’t improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby. It will be given to you by the doctor only if clearly needed. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

BREASTFEEDING

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it is not known whether it passes into breast milk. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel any unusual effects after taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

KIDNEY

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with chronic kidney failure and patients undergoing dialysis. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

ALLERGY

Do not take GISTRESS SUSPENSION if you are allergic to Sucralfate or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you have:

  • diabetes

Use in paediatrics:

The safety and effectiveness of GISTRESS SUSPENSION for use in children have not been established. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

Use in geriatrics:

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in elderly patients aged 65 years or above, especially with decreased liver, kidney and cardiac function or other diseases. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • ranitidine, cimetidine (medicine used to treat stomach acidity and peptic ulcer)
  • digoxin (a medicine used to treat heart failure), quinidine (a medicine used to treat irregular heart rate)
  • antibiotics like fluoroquinolone, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, ketoconazole and tetracycline (medicines used to treat bacterial infections)
  • l-thyroxine (a medicine used to treat low thyroid hormone)
  • phenytoin (a medicine used to treat epilepsy)
  • theophylline (medicine used to treat wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness)
  • warfarin (to prevent blood clots)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of GISTRESS SUSPENSION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage are nausea, vomiting, indigestion and abdominal pain.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Sucralfate
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-ulcer agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Stomach Ulcer
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Diskettes, Enema,Cream, Gel, Oral Gel, Oral Solution, Oral Suspension, Suspension, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep GISTRESS SUSPENSION out of reach from children
  • Store GISTRESS SUSPENSION below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT GISTRESS SUSPENSION

What is GISTRESS SUSPENSION used for?

GISTRESS SUSPENSION is used for the short-term (up to 8 weeks) treatment of active duodenal ulcer (part of the small intestine), prophylaxis of gastrointestinal haemorrhage due to stress ulceration in critically ill patients, gastric and benign ulcers.

Is GISTRESS SUSPENSION safe in pregnancy?

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in pregnant women or women planning to have a baby. It will be given to you by the doctor only if clearly needed. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

Can GISTRESS SUSPENSION be used in elderly patients?

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in elderly patients aged 65 years or above, especially with decreased liver, kidney and cardiac function or other diseases. Contact your doctor before taking GISTRESS SUSPENSION.

How GISTRESS SUSPENSION work?

GISTRESS SUSPENSION works by forming a protective layer around the ulcer, saving it from further attack by acid, pepsin or bile. It increases growth factor production, promoting tissue growth, regeneration, thereby facilitating repair.

Can GISTRESS SUSPENSION be used in patients with kidney problems?

GISTRESS SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with chronic kidney failure and patients undergoing dialysis. Contact your doctor for more information before taking it.

REFERENCES

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2. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 1315.

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4. R N Brogden, R C Heel, T M Speight, G S Avery. Sucralfate. A review of its pharmacodynamic properties and therapeutic use in peptic ulcer disease. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Pubmed.gov 1984. [Accessed on 18th October 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6368184/#:~:text=Sucralfate%20is%20a%20basic%20aluminium%20salt%20of%20sulphated,effects%20of%20pepsin%2C%20acid%20and%20possibly%20bile%20salts.

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Kidney function test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    225 g
    Ingredient
    SUCRALFATE 500MG
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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