ANTEPSIN Tablet Ref.[6447] Active ingredients: Sucralfate

Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)  Revision Year: 2013  Publisher: Chugai Pharma UK Ltd., Mulliner House, Flanders Road, Turnham Green, London, W4 1NN, U.K.

Product name and form

Antepsin 1g Tablets.

Pharmaceutical Form


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.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tablet contains 1 gram of sucralfate.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient Description

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.

List of Excipients

Macrogol 6000
Microcrystalline cellulose
Calcium carmellose
Magnesium stearate

Pack sizes and marketing

Blister packs (pack size 50 tablets).

Marketing authorization holder

Chugai Pharma UK Ltd., Mulliner House, Flanders Road, Turnham Green, London, W4 1NN, U.K.

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 12185/0008

Date of first authorisation: 1 December 1998
Date of latest renewal: 27 April 2001

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