Gastrointestinal Medicines

Gastrointestinal Medicines

Antacids And Other Antiulcer Medicines
 Aluminium Hydroxide Combination Oral Suspension, Tablet
Famotidine/ Ranitidine Tablet
Omeprazole Capsule
Ranitidine Injection
Sodium Citrate Solution

Antiemetic Medicines

Domperidone  Suppository, Suspension, Tablet
Metoclopramide Hydrochloride Injection, Tablet
Promethazine Hydrochloride Syrup, Injection, Tablet

Anti-Inflammatory Medicines
Hydrocortisone Acetate Retention Enema, Suppository
Sulfasalazine Tablet

Bisacodyl Suppository, Tablet
Lactulose Solution
Phosphate Enema

Medicines Used In Diarrhea

1  Oral Rehydration
Oral Rehydration Salts* (For Glucose-Electrolyte Solution)
Glucose: 75 Meq
Sodium: 75 Meq Or Mmol/L
Chloride: 65 Meq Or Mmol/L
Potassium: 20 Meq Or Mmol/L
Citrate:                   10 Mmol/L
Osmolarity:           245 Mosm/L        

Glucose :                                           13.5 G/L
Sodium Chloride                                  2.6 G/L
Potassium Chloride                              1.5 G/L      
Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate** :              2.9 G/L

**Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate May Be Replaced By Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate (Sodium Carbonate) 2.5 G/L.  However, As The Stability Of This Latter Formulation Is Very Poor Under Tropical Conditions, It Is Only Recommended When Manufactured For Immediate Use.

*  In Cases Of Cholera A Higher Concentration Of Sodium May Be Required.

2   Medicines Used For Diarrhea For Children
Zinc Sulfate Tablet (Effervescent)

Antispasmodic Medicines
Propantheline Bromide Tablet


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