General English name: Gastrodin
Application: gastric and duodenal ulcers
Gastrodin pharmaceutical forms
Gastrodin Pharmaceutical Information
Gastrodin herbal medicine contains licorice root extract, calendula flowers and marshmallow root powder. Studies have shown that the extracts of these plants contain effective compounds in the treatment of ulcers and inflammation of the stomach and duodenum.
Licorice has anti-gastric secretion and anti-ulcer effects by stopping the action between mucosal receptors and releasing acetylcholine in the vagus nerve. Licorice and calendula also have anti-inflammatory effects and can prevent the release of histamine. Alfalfa root also has protective effects on the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract. Thus, the herbal drug Garstrodin is very effective in healing gastrointestinal ulcers.
The correct amount and method of taking gastrodine tablets
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of Gastrodin varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
Preferably 1-2 Gastrodin tablets are prescribed before meals (for 4-6 weeks) which should be accompanied by a proper diet for the treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers.
Gastrodin tablets may be given alone or in combination with antacids.
If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.
Pay attention to the expiration date of the gastroduin pill and do not take it if the medicine you are on has expired.
Never give Gastrodin to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions with gastroduin tablets, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Taking Gastrodin tablets during pregnancy and lactation
Gastrodin tablets should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
The effect of Gastrodin consumption on driving
Gastrodin tablets do not cause blurred vision, drowsiness and dizziness, do not avoid driving and working with machines.
Drug Interaction of Gastrodin Tablets
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Gastrodin tablets may interact with the following medications, and the concomitant use of these medications can have serious side effects: potassium-sparing drugs (such as thiazide diuretics and stimulant laxatives) and certain medications to treat irregular heart rhythms (such as disopyramide, quinidine). .
Warning about taking Gastrodin
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Gastrodin tablets:
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- If you have high blood pressure.
- If you have liver or kidney problems.
- If you have chronic hepatitis or liver cirrhosis.
- If you have bile duct obstruction.
- If your blood potassium is low.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.
Side effects of taking Gastrodin tablets
All medications can cause side effects. But many users do not have any side effects after taking this drug, only long-term use of this drug may cause high blood pressure.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Gastrodin.
Side effects of Gastrodin overdose (Gastrodin pill poisoning)
Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath and fainting, call the emergency room right away.
Storage conditions of Gastrodin
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.