Gastropect 100 ml
Treatment of mild to moderately acute diarrhoea.
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Gastrospect suspension not scheduled PROPRIETARY NAME (and dosage form): GASTROPECT SUSPENSION COMPOSITION: Each 5 mL contains: Kaolin 1,00 g Pectin 0,05 g Preservative: Nipasept 0,14% m/v PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION: A 11. 9 Antidiarrhoeals. PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION: Kaolin and Pectin have adsorbent properties. INDICATIONS: As adjunct to rest, fluids and appropriate diet in the symptomatic treatment of mild to moderately acute diarrhoea. CONTRA-INDICATIONS: Gastropect Suspension should not be given to patients with intestinal obstruction, and patients with spastic bowel conditions. WARNING: The absorption of other agents from the gastro-intestinal tract can be reduced if administered concomitantly. DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Adults: 5 to 10 medicine measures (25 - 50 mL) 3 to 4 times daily. Children: 12 years and over: 5 medicine measures (25 mL) 3 to 4 times daily. 6 - 12 years: 2Ã‚Â« to 5 medicine measures (12,5 - 25 mL) 3 to 4 times daily. 3 - 6 years: 1 to 2Ã‚Â« medicine measures (5 - 12,5 mL) 3 to 4 times daily. Shake the bottle before use. If the symptoms persist for longer than 48 hours or the condition of the patient deteriorates, the product must be discontinued and a doctor consulted. In the treatment of diarrhoea it is important that hydration be maintained by administering adequate fluids and electrolytes. SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Constipation may occur. Pectin may temporarily increase flatulence and distension, and intestinal obstruction has been reported after administration. KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT: See side-effects and special precautions. Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. IDENTIFICATION: Pale-cream coloured suspension with the flavour of toffee. PRESENTATION: Amber PVC bottles of 100 mL and green HDPE container of 2Ã‚Â«L. STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Store below 25ÃƒÂ¸C. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. REGISTRATION NUMBER: E/11.9/1546 Kindly note that we do not give any medical advice. TAKEALOT.com is a retail website, selling supplements and other health-related branded products (none of which are scheduled medication). Any medical advice should be given by your personal health care professional.
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