Description of the medicine: Sucralfat (Sucralfat)
The main aluminum salt of sucrose octasulfate.
Synonyms: Alsucral, Alsucral, Andapsin, Sacras, Ulcon, etc.
White hygroscopic amorphous powder. Easily soluble in dilute acids, practically insoluble in water.
Produced in the form of tablets called "Venter" ("Venter") with a content of 0.5 g of Sucralfate.
The drug has an antacid, adsorbing and enveloping effect.
It neutralizes the acid of gastric juice, inhibits the secretion of pepsin. When it enters the stomach on the surface of the mucous membrane forms a polymer protective film and exerts a cytoprotective effect.
Assign to adults with peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum, hyperacid gastritis.
Take 2 - 1 g before meals in a daily dose of 2 to 4 g (4 to 8 tablets): 0.5 to 1 g (1 to 2 tablets) before breakfast, lunch and dinner, and 0.5 to 1 g (1-2 tablets) before bedtime. The tablets are swallowed whole without chewing, washed down with a small amount of water. ' The course of treatment is 4-6 weeks or more. If necessary, repeat the course.
When taking the drug, constipation is possible. Sucralfate should not be prescribed along with tetracyclines (the absorption of tetracyclines is impaired).
Contraindications: severe kidney damage and pregnancy.
Release form: tablets of 0.5 g of white color with a grayish tint in a package of 100 pieces.
Storage: in a dry, dark place.