PEPGEL® SUSPENSION


SIMETHICONE EMULSION USP EQUIVALENT TO SIMETHICONE 25MG; MAGNESIUM HYDROCHLORIDE 200MG; DRIED ALUMINIUM HYDROCHLORIDE GEL 225MG; SORBITOL SOLUTION 70% PER 5 ML FOR ORAL SUSPENSION.

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SIMETHICONE EMULSION USP EQUIVALENT TO SIMETHICONE 25MG; MAGNESIUM HYDROCHLORIDE 200MG; DRIED ALUMINIUM HYDROCHLORIDE GEL 225MG; SORBITOL SOLUTION 70% PER 5 ML FOR ORAL SUSPENSION.

Name of the medicinal product :

Pepgel Plus Suspension

Qualitative and quantitative composition:

The active components of Pepgel Plus are:

  • Simethicone 25mg/5ml
  • Magnesium Hydroxide 200mg/5ml
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide Gel 225mg/5ml
  • Also contains sorbitol.

 

Pharmaceutical form:

Oral suspension White suspension, homogenous after shaking.

Therapeutic indications:

The symptomatic relief of:

  1. Dyspepsia.
  2. Heartburn.
  3. Flatulence.
  4. Hyperacidity

 

Posology and method of administration For oral administration:

Adults : 5-10ml taken 20 minutes to 1 hour after meals and at bedtime or as required.

Children: As an appropriate proportion of the adult dose.

Children under 5 years: Maximum of 5ml t.d.s. Elderly The normal adult dose is appropriate.

Contraindications:

Should not be used in patients who are hypersensitive to any of the active substances or excipients, are severely debilitated or suffering from kidney failure, or hypophosphataemia.