Rowagel

Rowagel

carbenoxolone

Manufacturer:

Rowa

Distributor:

Metro Drug

Marketer:

New Marketlink
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Carbenoxolone sodium.
Description
Each gram contains: Carbenoxolone Sodium 20 mg.
Indications/Uses
For the treatment of lip sores, cold sores or others such orofacial lesions, sores or blisters caused by herpes simplex, herpes labialis, herpes febrilis or possibly herpes stomatitis and for the treatment of mouth ulcers.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adults and children over 3 years old: The gel should be applied quickly to the lesions, sores or blister four times daily, after meals and at bedtime. The gel should be allowed to remain on the affected area as long as possible. The gel is for topical use only.
Contraindications
The are no known contra-indications and no side effects have been reported with the use of the gel.
Special Precautions
If the lesion is bacterially infected, appropriate therapy should be used. If the lesions fail to heal within 3 weeks, treatment and diagnosis should be reviewed.
No dosage is recommended for children under 3 years of age.
No teratogenic effects have been reported with Carbenoxolone Sodium B.P. but it is not recommended that the gel be used during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Carbenoxolone Sodium B.P. should not be prescribed for patients suffering from severe cardiac, renal and hepatic failure or for patients on digitalis glycosides.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
No teratogenic effects have been reported with Carbenoxolone Sodium B.P. but it is not recommended that the gel be used during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Storage
Store at temperatures not exceeding 25°C. Replace cap tightly after use.
ATC Classification
A01AD11 - various ; Belongs to the class of other agents for local oral treatment.
Presentation/Packing
Oral gel 2% (translucent with a slight Licorice taste) x 5 g.
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