Medicine Overview of Pepsigard Tablet
Uses of Pepsigard Tablet
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
Side effects of Pepsigard Tablet
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.
Special precautions for Pepsigard 1gm Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Pepsigard 1gm Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard 1gm Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Pepsiga+more
rd 1gm Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Codox 100mg Capsule
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.
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.
Substitutes for Pepsigard Tablet
Menarini India Pvt Ltd