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Sucralfate Suspension 1g/5ml 200ml POM

Sucralfate

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Sucralfate Suspension 1g/5ml 200ml.

Therapeutic indications
Antepsin is indicated in adults and adolescents over 14 years old for treatment of duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, chronic gastritis, and the prophylaxis of gastrointestinal haemorrhage from stress ulceration in seriously ill patients.

Posology and method of administration
For oral administration.
Antepsin must not be administered intravenously.

Duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, chronic gastritis:
Adults: The usual dose is 2 grams twice daily to be taken on rising and at bedtime, or 1 gram 4 times a day to be taken 1 hour before meals and at bedtime. Maximum daily dose: 8 grams.

Four to six weeks' treatment is usually needed for ulcer healing, but up to twelve weeks may be necessary in resistant cases.

Antacids may be used as required for relief of pain, but should not be taken half an hour before or after Antepsin.

Paediatric population: The safety and efficacy of Antepsin in children under 14 years of age has not been established. Currently available data are described in section 5.1 but no recommendation on posology can be made.

Elderly: see below
Prophylaxis of gastrointestinal haemorrhage from stress ulceration:

Adults: The usual dose is 1 gram six times a day. A maximum dose of 8 grams daily should not be exceeded. Antacids may be used as required for relief of pain, but should not be taken half an hour before or after Antepsin.

Elderly: There are no special dosage requirements for elderly patients but as with all medicines, the lowest effective dose should be used.

Paediatric population: The safety and efficacy of Antepsin in children under 14 years of age has not been established. Currently available data are described in section 5.1.

For full Data Sheet go to: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/2196/smpc

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