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  • Antepsin 1g Tablets 60's

Antepsin 1g Tablets 60's

The name of your medicine is Antepsin Tablets 1 g. Each white oblong tablet contains 1 gram of the active ingredient sucralfate. Other ingredients include: polyethyleneglycol 8000, microcrystalline cellulose, calcium carboxymethyl cellulose and magnesium stearate. Antepsin tablets belong to a group of medicines which treat stomach ulcers and inflammation of the stomach lining.
How to use
The usual dose of Antepsin is two 1 gram tablets to be swallowed when you get up and two tablets at bedtime, or one tablet four times a day before meals and at bedtime. You should not take more than 8 tablets in any one day. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take and how often. This will also be stated on the pharmacy label of your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Antepsin may not suit everybody. Some patients may have unwanted effects, although these are not usually serious and do not last for long. If the unwanted effect is severe or lasts for more than a few days, you should tell your doctor. Unwanted effects may include: -Constipation or diarrhoea. -Indigestion, stomach ache or nausea. -Feeling sick, dizzy or unsteady on your feet. -Feeling drowsy. -Back pain. -Dry mouth. -Headache. If you get a rash or swelling about the face or neck and shortness of breath, this may be a sign of an allergy and you should stop taking your tablets and tell your doctor or pharmacist if this medicine affects you in any other way.