Pepsigard T Cream

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Primarily used for

Intestinal ulcers, Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area), Stomach ulcers
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25 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Pepsigard T Cream

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Uses of Sucralfate

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

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Sucralfate

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Pepsigard T Cream works

Sucralfate 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.
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Uses of Oxetacaine

Oxetacaine is used for local anesthesia.
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Side effects of Oxetacaine

Common

Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Weakness, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Headache, Hypersensitivity reaction, Loss of appetite, Nausea.

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How to use Oxetacaine

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Pepsigard T Cream works

Oxetacaine works by blocking pain signals from the peripheral nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain.

In Depth Information on Pepsigard T Cream

Expert advice for Sucralfate

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

Expert advice for Oxetacaine

  • Avoid continuous use for long durations.
  • Swallow the whole tablet, do not crush or chew, as doing this may cause numbing of the mouth.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any kidney disorder, inflammation of a part of the intestine (appendicitis) or decreased levels of potassium in the blood.If you are elderly patient, you may prescribed lower doses and will be recommended medical supervision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to oxetacaine or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Pepsigard T Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Pepsigard T Cream
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Pepsigard T Cream may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Pepsigard T Cream should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepsigard T Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pepsiga
rd T Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pepsigard T Cream

Frequently asked questions for Sucralfate

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