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Ulcerlmin fine granules 90% for ulcer and gastritis (sucralfate hydrate, Carafate)
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General information on Japanese Ulcerlmin fine granules 90% for ulcer and gastritis (sucralfate hydrate, Carafate)
Package details: 210 packs * 1 g
Manufacturer: Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredients: sucralfate hydrate (chemical formula C12H30Al8O51S8・xAl(OH)3・yH2O)
Medical effect: Ulcerlmin fine granules 90% are effective for the treatment of following diseases and conditions:
- gastric ulcer,
- duodenal ulcer,
- gastric mucosal lesion (erosion, bleeding, redness, edema) in acute gastritis,
- gastric mucosal lesion in acute exacerbation phase of chronic gastritis.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients on dialysis.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration
For adults: take 1 to 1.2 g (900 to 1,080 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, 3 times a day. The doctor in charge may adjust the dosage according to the disease, age or symptoms.
Please note that this preparation contains 900 mg of the active ingredient per 1 g of granules.
How effective are Ulcerlmin fine granules 90% from Japan for ulcer and gastritis (sucralfate hydrate, Carafate)?
Ulcerlmin fine granules contain sucralfate hydrate, a gastroprotective agent. It works by binding to sites of gastric or duodenal ulcer or gastritis and forming protective layer to protect gastric mucosa from gastric acid. As the active ingredient may cause aluminium accumulation, Ulcermine fine granules are not recommended for people with chronic kidney failure. However, in general this medicine has few side effects and well-tolerated. Studies showed that sucralfate hydrate is not metabolized in the body, excreted unchanged in urine and in feces (K. Steiner, K. U. Buhring et al. Sucralfate: pharmacokinetics, metabolism and selective binding to experimental gastric and duodenal ulcers in animals // Arzneimittel-Forschung, 1982, 32 (5): 512–8).
Who should use Ulcerlmin fine granules 90% from Japan?
Ulcerlmin fine granules 90% are effective for the treatment gastric and duodenal ulcers and for improving gastric mucosal lesion in acute gastritis and acute exacerbation phase of chronic gastritis. The medicine helps to improve such symptoms as erosion, bleeding, redness and edema in gastric mucosa. It’s particularly effective for the treatment of active duodenal ulcers not related to the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.