Carbenoxolone


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypokalaemia; cardiac failure and in those receiving cardiac glycosides. Pregnancy, elderly, child <3 yrs.
Special Precautions
Cardiac disease, hypertension, impaired hepatic or renal function.
Adverse Reactions
Sodium and water retention, hypokalaemia.
Drug Interactions
Antagonism with amiloride and spironolactone. Exacerbates hypokalaemia associated with diuretics.
ATC Classification
A02BX01 - carbenoxolone ; Belongs to the class of other drugs used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
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