AST-120


Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Oral
Renoprotective agent
Adult: 2 g tid.
Adverse Reactions
Vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea, poor appetite, bloating, digestive symptoms.
Drug Interactions
May reduce the absorption of many drugs from the GIT.
Action
Description: AST-120 is a carbonaceous oral adsorbent that attenuates the progression of chronic renal failure by removing uraemic toxins and their precursors from the GI tract.
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