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Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension

Nouveau Medicament Pvt Ltd

Composition for Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
MRP
55
200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Gistress Suspension

Uses of Gistress Suspension

Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

Gistress Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effect of Gistress is Constipation.

How to use Gistress Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gistress Suspension works

Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension forms a coating over the ulcer or any other raw surface. This creates a physical barrier that protects the ulcer/raw surface from the gastric acid or any other injury, allowing it to heal.

In Depth Information on Gistress Suspension

Expert advice for Gistress Suspension

  • Do not take the Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension.
  • Notify your doctor if you have a kidney disorder, as it may put you at a greater risk of developing aluminum overload.
  • Notify your doctor, if you are or planning to become pregnant.
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Gistress Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Gistress Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gistress Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Gistress 500 mg/5ml Suspension, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gistress Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Sucralfate

Q. Is Gistress an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?
Gistress is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine
Q. Is Gistress available or sold over the counter?
No. Gistress is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is Gistress gluten free?
Yes. Gistress is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is Gistress safe?
Yes. Gistress is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Gistress with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?
Yes. Gistress can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Gistress cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?
Gistress does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Gistress a narcotic drug?
No. Gistress is not a narcotic drug.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gistress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gistress with Fluconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur, Vanflu, Upcan, Flocoruth, Ifucan, Fluvate, Lucon, Biocan, Fungiker, AB Can, Flucot, Falkon, Fluocod, Orocan, Tycona, Forazen, E Fluke, Fluco, FN, Cantiz, Nix, Afuza, Flugen, F Cona, Candy, Alflu, Antol, Rutuflu, F One, Fungikil, Flozol, Fortab, Zocol, Flusys, Funcan, Udzole, Wyon, Wycon, Flutiz, Fungout, Recon, Source, Fluderm, Flutil, Flucona, Fusicon, Flum, Gynar, Conazol, Ocan, Docon, Flukel, Adi Flu, Cantin, Flustar, Antizole, Fluplas, HS, Flubar, Fitcan, Frezole, Flucimax, Flucom, Raulon, Stanflu, Von F, Funiz, Osofung, Topcan, Eselcon, B Con, Anti Fung, Fluza, Fuzol, Flurol, Flumarc, Fluzo, Nazole F, Vinfem, Fazol, Zomav, Efcan, AF, Nuflucon, Fungonil, Otoflu, Ntfung, Afflu, Flukem, Q Can, Fungicip, Stefazol, Faze, Nazole, Fluzol, Forcan Plus, Fungid Best, Flucan, Odcan, Canawar, Flusyst, Tricon, Fluri, V Can, Cozen, Zerocan, Sifcan, Nucon, Fole, Flucoric, Flutis, Flugee, Tucanozol, Vulcan, Fluzant, Flucess, Fludoc, Flucocid, Albican, Phozol, Triben F, Adifung, Futiza, Flutican, Ultican, Angloflu, Ozus, Endida, Flucovar, Nixican, Surfaz O, Fungibid, Fumycin, Fungina, Flustan, Myzole, Nipcan, Flucowin, Glenflu, Flucide, Fungiban, Manilin, Gocan, Jucan, Theozole, Fluzen, Staflu, Canzika, Flutec, Pracan, Candigyl, Fuspin, Fungipar, Locan, Lodogel, Fluent, Atcan, Alucon, Cazole, Lifecon, Nucan, Antif, Fluson, Fungikem O, Fludon, Fonazole, Trican, Aglocon, Fluoc, Utican, Flucole, Kozole, Zefun, Acroflu, Flair, Fludar, Fluzon, FZ, Flunaz, Scasis, Solcan, Fconaz, Flutrox, Syfun, Funaz, Zolcan, Zocon Inf, Antican O, Lodo, Adcon, Clozole V6, Flucopride, Logican, Zolen, F Con, Flucol P, Flumed, Flucofit, Fluconorm, Zecon, Fcn, Depxit, Nuconazole, Fungicon, Flucaz, Floret, Trucand, Fluxan
Gistress with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Gistress with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: Albaoxy, Oticycline, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Oxytetra Wock, Ecomycin
Gistress with Voriconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Gistress with Demeclocycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Demeclocycline: Ledermycin
Gistress with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine, Phyte, Tebisure, Erbinox, Tergosil, Funzi
Gistress with Minocycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Minocycline: Minocyn, Cnn, Syno, Minonil, Mclin, Arnocin, Minolin, Minova, Minoz, Cynomycin, Minolox, Cynomycin CP
Gistress with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
Gistress with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Gistress with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz

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