Duodenal & benign GI ulceration, recurrent ulceration, reflux oesophagitis & other conditions where reduction of gastric acid secretion is likely to be beneficial.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Duodenal ulcer 800 mg single dose at bedtime or 400 mg bid for 4-6 wk. Benign gastric ulcer 800 mg at bedtime for 8 wk. Reflux esophagitis 800 mg-1.6 g/day depending on severity for up to 12 wk. Amp 200-300 mg IV or IM 4-8 hrly. Max: 2.4 g daily.
Should be taken with food.
GI malignancy; renal impairment; pregnancy, lactation; administer slowly IV in CV impairment.