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Bisthera Tablet

Prescription Required
Salt Synonyms
Tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate, Tripotassium dicitrate bismuthate
Storage
Store below 30°C
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Product introduction

Bisthera Tablet helps to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It is also used in combination with other medicines for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infections.

Bisthera Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. 

The medicine is generally safe to use, however you might experience nausea and vomiting as a side effect. These side effects bother you or will not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. 

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any kidney or liver problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Uses of Bisthera Tablet

  • Peptic ulcer disease

Benefits of Bisthera Tablet

In Peptic ulcer disease

Peptic ulcer disease is a condition in which painful sores or ulcers develop in the inner lining of the stomach or gut (intestine). Bisthera Tablet reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes which prevents further damage to the ulcer as it heals naturally. You may be given other medicines along with this medicine depending on what caused the ulcer. You need to keep taking the medicine as it is prescribed for it to be effective, even if the symptoms seem to disappear.

Side effects of Bisthera Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Bisthera

  • Limited data available

How to use Bisthera Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Bisthera Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bisthera Tablet works

Bisthera Tablet is believed to work by several methods. First, it increases in mucus glycoprotein secretion and may also bind to the gastric mucus layer to act as a diffusion barrier to HCl. It is also known to have cytoprotective effect and enhances mucosal secretion of prostaglandins and bicarbonate.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Bisthera Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Bisthera Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Bisthera Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Bisthera Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Bisthera Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Bisthera Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Bisthera Tablet is used for the treatment of stomach ulcers.
  • Before taking Bisthera Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any other gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Bisthera Tablet might cause temporary and harmless darkening of the tongue and/or black stool. Do not panic, just inform your doctor.
  • Have plenty of fluid while taking Bisthera Tablet, particularly with the bedtime dose.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to become, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Bismuth derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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I am suffering from stomach problems from last 2 months regularly.This is my ultrasound report.Please explain this report in simple words.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
U having fatty liverAnd probably peptic ulcer
Gastric problems and peptic ulcer
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
please mention your symptoms and not the diagnosis
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References

  1. Wagstaff AJ, Benfield P, Monk JP. Colloidal bismuth subcitrate. A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and its therapeutic use in peptic ulcer disease. Drugs. 1988;36(2):132-57. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Lee SP. The mode of action of colloidal bismuth subcitrate. Scand J Gastroenterol Suppl. 1991;185:1-6. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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