The main active ingredient Venter - sucralfate

Venter - is a tool that accelerates the healing of peptic ulcers and prevents their recurrence.

International name: Sucralfate.

Pharmacological group: gastroprotectives.

The main active ingredient: Sucralfate.

Pharmacological properties

The instructions to Venter indicated that the drug protects the gastric mucosa by reducing the enzyme activity of pepsin and bile salt binding.

Sucralfate is dissolved in an acidic medium and is associated with proteins in the dead tissue ulcers. As a result, the adhesive polymer is formed a paste with alkaline properties. Venter shell protects the affected areas from the effects of bile, pepsin and hydrochloric acid for 6 hours. The reaction of the drug to healthy mucosa small portions.

Only 5% sucralfate can be absorbed into the blood stream, so it has no systemic action. The drug is excreted by the kidneys from the blood, and not adsorbed portion in the intestine - faeces.

Venter epulotic gastric ulcer and small intestine, reduces absorption of phosphate in the blood.

Indications Venter

Application Venter shown in gastric ulcer and small bowel (for prevention and treatment), and symptomatic ulcers, stress ulcers of the stomach, gastritis with high acidity, reflux esophagitis, reflux gastritis, gastroduodenitis, heartburn, ulcer drug.

The drug is indicated for patients with the complication of hemodialysis uremia (there fosfatemiya).

Release form and application instructions Venter

Venter discharged in granular form in sachets 2 g, № 50 and 1 g tablets, № 50.

Administered orally without chewing for 1 hour before meals and at bedtime. Washed down with a little water.

 Peptic ulcer of the stomach or duodenal ulcers, reflux disease and hyperphosphatemia appoint 1 g of the preparation before each meal and 1 g at bedtime. As an alternative - receiving 2 g twice a day. The duration of treatment up to 3 months. Once the symptoms continue to receive funds even 4-8 weeks.

For the prevention of relapse of peptic ulcer it takes 1 g twice daily.
  In order to prevent stress ulcers - on 1 tab. 6 times per day. The maximum dose per day - 8 Table.

Children from 4 years prescribed for 1 hour before a meal at 0, 5-1 Mr. Venter 4 times daily (a dose of 40-80 mg / kg body weight, which is divided into 2 admission).

The maximum dose per day - 8-12, the course of treatment of chronic peptic ulcer - 1-1, 5 months .; if necessary - up to 3 months.

Contraindications Venter

Venter can not be taken in case of hypersensitivity to any of its components, dysphagia, or intestinal obstruction, chronic pyelonephritis, bleeding from the stomach and intestines. In case you are hypersensitive to the drug can be replaced counterparts Venter.

C use caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side effects

The instructions to Venter contain the following side effects of the drug:

  • constipation or diarrhea,
  • dry mouth,
  • stomach pain,
  • muscle pain (often in the lower back)
  • drowsiness,
  •   dizziness,
  • head pain,
  • Allergic reactions (itching, rash or hives).


Application Venter contraindicated with antacids (can be used for 30 min. Before receiving Venter or half an hour after administration), tetracyclines, cimetidine, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin, digoxin, phenytoin, theophylline and indirect anticoagulants (interval between reception of the last must be greater than 2 hours).


Aluminium, which is contained in Venter can be absorbed into the bloodstream and accumulate in the body with poor kidney function. This gives rise to seizures and dizziness, pain in the bones, frequent fractures, in severe cases - coma and death. If the patient is suffering from renal failure, it is best to take analogues Venter.

People whose profession is connected with the management of vehicles or other mechanisms should be taken with caution (risk of dizziness).


In case of overdose nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.

Storage: Store in a cool dry place at temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.