Biogastron® Chewable tablet, each chewable tablet contains :
Dried Aluminium hydroxide gel 400 mg
Magnesium trisilicate 400 mg
Simethicone 50 mg
For reduce symptoms related to hyperacidity, gastritis, peptic ulcer, duodenal ulcer, with signs such as nausea, abdominal pain, heartburn, flatulence and sensation of fullness in the stomach.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATIONS :
Adults : 1 – 2 chewable tablets, 3 – 4 times daily.
Children 6 – 12 years : ½ – 1 chewable tablet, 3 – 4 times daily.
To be administered 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after meals and before bedtime, tablet should be chewed.
Do not administer to patients with severe impaired renal function, because it can lead hypermagnesia (increase Magnesium levels in the blood).
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS :
- Continuous use for more than 2 weeks is not recommended, except by doctor’s direction.
- When using other peptic ulcer medications such as Cimetidine or Tetracycline antibiotics, it should be administered with interval of time 1 – 2 hours.
- Not recommended to be given in children below age of 6 years, except by doctor’s direction, since the cause of the disease is generally unclear.
- Use with caution in patients with low Phosphor diet and long-term usage, since it can decrease Phosphor levels in the blood.
DRUG INTERACTIONS :
Concomitant use with Cimetidine or Tetracycline may decrease the absorption of those drugs.
ADVERSE REACTIONS :
Common adverse effects are constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and the symptoms will disappear with discontinuation of the drug.
Biogastron® Chewable tablet Box, 10 strips @ 10 chewable tablets
Reg. No. DBL8102300663A1
STORE BELOW 30ºC
Manufactured by :
Sidoarjo – Indonesia