Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup

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SAF Fermion Ltd

Composition for Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Stomach ulcers
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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Pepsigard Junior Syrup

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Uses of Pepsigard Junior Syrup

Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup is used in the treatment of intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Pepsigard Junior Syrup

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Pepsigard Junior Syrup

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. It is better to take Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Pepsigard Junior Syrup works

Pepsigard junior 500mg syrup 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 Junior Syrup

Expert advice for Pepsigard Junior Syrup

  • Do not take the Pepsigard junior at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with these other medicines
  • Take Pepsigard junior on an empty stomach, preferably 1 hour before a meal.
  • Avoid taking antacids, before or after 30 minutes of taking a dose of Pepsigard junior.
  • 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 Junior 500mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup 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 Junior 500mg Syrup is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy
, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard Junior 500mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pepsiga
rd Junior 500mg Syrup 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 Junior 500mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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