Pepsigard 1gm Tablet

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SAF Fermion Ltd

Composition for Pepsigard 1gm Tablet

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
66.5
₹8.31/Tablet
8 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pepsigard Tablet

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Uses of Pepsigard Tablet

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

Common

Constipation.

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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. It is better to take Pepsigard 1gm Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Pepsigard Tablet works

Pepsigard 1gm 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 Pepsigard Tablet

Expert advice for Pepsigard Tablet

  • Do not take the Pepsigard at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Pepsigard on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Pepsigard.
  • 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 Pepsigard 1gm Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pepsigard 1gm 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
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard 1gm Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pepsiga
rd 1gm Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, Fixtral 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pepsigard 1gm Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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