Medication Description: Sucralfat (Sucralfat)
The main aluminum salt of sucrose octasulfate.
Synonyms: Alsukral, 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 antacid, adsorbing and enveloping effect.
Neutralizes gastric acid, inhibits pepsin secretion. When entering the stomach on the surface of the mucous membrane forms a polymeric protective film and has a cytoprotective effect.
Assign adults with gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, hyperacid gastritis.
Take for 1/2 - 1 hour before meals in a daily dose of 2 - 4 g (4 - 8 tablets): 0.5 - 1 g (1 - 2 tablets) before breakfast, lunch and dinner and 0.5 1 g (1-2 tablets) at bedtime. The tablets are swallowed whole, without chewing, with a small amount of water. " The course of treatment 4 - 6 weeks or more. If necessary, repeat the course.
When taking the drug may be constipated. Sukralfat should not be administered with tetracyclines (absorption of tetracyclines is impaired).
Contraindications: severe kidney damage and pregnancy.
Form release: tablets of 0.5 g white with a grayish tinge in a package of 100 pieces.
Storage: in a dry, dark place.