Active ingredients: Sucralfate
Antepsin 1g Tablets.
Biconvex, oblong, white tablets with a dividing score on one side.
The score line is only to facilitate breaking for ease of swallowing and not to divide into equal doses.
Each tablet contains 1 gram of sucralfate.
For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.
Sucralfate forms an ulcer adherent complex with the proteinaceous exudate of the ulcer site. This property enables sucralfate to form a protective barrier over the ulcer lesion giving sustained protection against the penetration and action of gastric acid, pepsin and bile.
Blister packs (pack size 50 tablets).
Chugai Pharma UK Ltd., Mulliner House, Flanders Road, Turnham Green, London, W4 1NN, U.K.
Date of first authorisation: 1 December 1998
Date of latest renewal: 27 April 2001