Gistress Tablet

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Composition for Gistress NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
25
₹2.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gistress Tablet

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Uses of Gistress Tablet

Gistress Tablet is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Gistress Tablet

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Gistress 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. It is better to take Gistress Tablet empty stomach.

How Gistress Tablet works

Gistress tablet 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 Tablet

Expert advice for Gistress Tablet

  • Do not take the Gistress at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Gistress on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Gistress.
  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Gistress Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Gistress Tablet 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.
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Lactation
Gistress Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Gistress Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or d
ecrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gistress Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gistress Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gistres
s Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Codox 100mg Capsule, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sucralfate, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gistress NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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