Gastrozol - a treatment for gastrointestinal ulcers.


Pharmacological action

The main purpose of the product - generated by the decline in stomach secretion regardless of the nature of the stimulus.

Judging by the reviews, Gastrozol exhibits antisecretory activity has for the first hour after ingestion of 20 mg.

It was also established that for the oppression of the day and night secretion of gastric juice is enough to take the drug one p / day. Patients with duodenal ulcer and gastric noted that due to the acidity preparation of 3 kept for 17h.

The active substance Gastrozola - omeprazole

Product form

Gastrozol release capsules.

Indications Gastrozola

Gastrozol prescribed for ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract, conditions involving hypersecretion of gastric juice: sores appeared on the background of stress, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, systemic mastocytosis, multiple endocrine adenomatosis.

Successful, judging by the reviews of Gastrozole, used tool in the NSAID-gastropathy, in treatment of infection by Helicobacter pylori in patients with ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract.

Instructions Gastrozola: how to use

Take the capsules with liquid before a meal or during a meal, or in the morning.

When aggravated ulcer disease, NSAID-gastropathy, reflux esophagitis is prescribed at a dose of 20 mg Gastrozol one p / day.

If reflux esophagitis be severe, the dosage is increased to 40mg Gastrozola take just one capsule r / day.

Drug therapy Gastrozol when esophagitis and gastric ulcer - 4-8 weeks, ulcer duodenal ulcer lasts 2-3 or 4-5 weeks.

Patients undergoing therapy with other anti-ulcer drugs, and has been found resistant to treatment Gastrozol administered at a dose of 40mg. This ulcer duodenal ulcer therapy lasts a month, reflux esophagitis and gastric ulcer - 2 months.

For the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison take 60 or 80-120mg drug.

In order to prevent re-occurrence of peptic ulcer disease are taking one 10mg Gastrozola p / day.

To suppress Helicobacter pylori bacteria is assigned a comprehensive treatment: during the first week of therapy, the patient takes two p / night Gastrozol - 20mg, clarithromycin - amoxicillin and 500 mg - 1g. You can replace Metronidazole Amoxicillin - 400mg and reducing the dose of Clarithromycin - up to 250mg.

Patients with impairment of liver function can be administered in a dosage of 10-20mg Gastrozol. Older patients and those who suffer from disorders of the kidneys do not need to adjust the dose.

The instructions Gastrozola stated that prior to treatment is necessary to exclude the presence of malignant processes in the gastrointestinal tract, since the effect of the drug hide their symptoms, and therefore, adequate treatment is not appointed in time.  Gastrozol - for the treatment of ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract

side effects

Gastrozol can cause abdominal pain, vomiting, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, elevated liver enzymes, impaired sense of taste, stomatitis, dry mouth, hepatitis, leukopenia, pancytopenia, thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, headache, depression, dizziness, encephalopathy , myalgia, arthralgia, myasthenia, itching or rash, alopecia, photosensitivity, erythema multiforme, malaise, sweating, blurred vision, swelling, gynecomastia.

Also, there may be allergic reactions such as fever, bronchospasm, anaphylactic shock, urticaria, angioneurotic edema.

Reviews Gastrozole suggest such side effects in overdose: there is confusion, drowsiness, headache, arrhythmia, nausea, tachycardia, blurred vision, dryness of mucous membranes in the mouth. Hemodialysis in this case is considered to be ineffective, carried out standard symptomatic therapy.

Contraindications Gastrozola

Gastrozol of instructions are not indicated for children, pregnant or nursing women, in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance means.

Precautions take the drug to patients suffering hepatic, renal insufficiency.