the package insert of the medicine Ulcinax.
the Treatment of disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract: duodenal ulcer, acute ulcer of the mouth anastomotic and post-surgery, peptic ulcer disease and esophagitis. In the control conditions hipersecretórias pathological: systemic mastocytosis, endocrine adenomas, syndrome, post-operative short bowel and hypersecretion idiopathic. Prevention of the ulcer of stress, control of bleeding peptic, prevention of relapses of duodenal and gastric ulcers and treatment of symptoms of conditions dispépticas related or not with the power supply.
When should I not use?
During pregnancy and lactation.
How to use?
duodenal Ulcer: 800 mg daily in a single dose at night, or 2, 400 mg each morning and evening. Benign gastric ulcer: 400 mg in the morning and in the evening, or 3 doses of 200 mg each with meals and at night. Esophagitis peptic: 800 to 1600 mg a day dose fractionated at the physician’s discretion. Disorders pathological hypersecretion: 200 mg, 3 times a day with meals and 400 mg at night (1000 mg/day). Stomach acid: 200 mg up to 4 times a day. Other scores shall be adjusted by the physician according to the indication and the clinical condition of the patient. For patients with renal insufficiency the dose should be reduced. – Overdose: these cases may occur convulsive seizures. It is recommended induction of vomiting and gastric lavage as well as symptomatic therapies and support.
What are the evils that can cause me?
The most commonly reported are: mild diarrhea, and transient, fatigue, tonteiras and rashes; some patients may present with gynecomastia and galactorrhea; cases have been described of reduction of the count leukocyte (agranulocytosis and leukopenia) aplastic anemia; elevation of serum transaminases and plasma creatinine may occur, and disappear after discontinuation of the medicine.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
The treatment of patients with renal failure requires dose reduction. The use of Ulcinax can favor the development of bacterial intragastric by a decrease in the acidity gastric. Before the prescription of Ulcinax for the treatment of gastric ulcer is necessary to exclude its malignancy. Ulcinax can affect the hematimetria, and it is recommended for prolonged treatment in elderly patients (above 65 years) follow-up through specific laboratory testing. – Drug interactions: concomitant use with anticoagulants-type warfarin, it is recommended strict monitoring of prothrombin time; with phenytoin, and theophylline is a need for dose adjustment; reduces the clearance of intravenous of propranolol and other beta-blockers; potentiates the action hipotensora of nifedipine.