Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Pepsigard Tablet

Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

Pepsigard Tablet side effects

Common
  • Constipation

How to use Pepsigard 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. Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Pepsigard Tablet works

Pepsigard 1 gm 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.

Pepsigard Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pepsigard 1 gm 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.
Lactation
Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pepsigard Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Do not take the Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Pepsigard 1 gm Tablet.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pepsigard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pepsigard

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For 7-8 months I'm suffering like hell my upper abdomen get swollen and produce excess acid and my stool gets hardened 2/3 times i went to a doctor he repeated same medicine like-veloz d,pepsigard-o and laxit plus or pegalup for some days i got relieved i take time to time meals but the problem still persists plss give me a best solution thank you.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
May try antacids Good physical activity Avoid stress, smoking and alcohol Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist
My mother had CABG last year. She is diabetic since last 15 years. She is taking Plagerine A, Lipvas and Telmikind beta 50 OD. She is also taking insulin 20 units in morning and 15 units in night with Glimipiride 2 mg in afternoon. Her sugar levels in fasting is 170-200 and random vary from 180-250. Please suggest how the levels of sugar can be decreased to normal levels as she is taking maximum anti diabetic medicines. She also had intestinal ulcers and taking pantoprazole daily. She cannot take Metformin as she feels continues pain in the her abdomen after taking it.
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Diabetes Specialist
I think she is taking insulin 30/70. In my opinion you can increase dose of insulin by 2 units each and then check her blood sugar. Dose of insulin can be increased further if her blood sugar levels are not controlled. Other anti diabetics like sitagliptin, canagliflozin can be also added. Consult your doctor for dose titration.
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FAQs

Q. Is Pepsigard an antibiotic/sulfa drug/pain-killer/PPI?

Pepsigard is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/ PPI (proton-pump inhibitor) or a pain-killer. It is an ulcer protective medicine

Q. Is Pepsigard available or sold over the counter?

No. Pepsigard is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q. Is Pepsigard gluten free?

Yes. Pepsigard is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is Pepsigard safe?

Yes. Pepsigard is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Can I take Pepsigard with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen/Pepto?

Yes. Pepsigard can be taken with Prilosec/Nexium/ Tylenol/Zantac/ibuprofen and Pepto if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Pepsigard cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia/ heartburn?

Pepsigard does not cause headaches/weight gain/insomnia or heartburn. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Pepsigard a narcotic drug?

No. Pepsigard is not a narcotic drug.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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