According to the official instruction for the drug "Gastrotsepin", taking the tablets should be done half an hour before meals. The tablet does not need to be chewed, but it is recommended to drink plenty of liquid (preferably water).
The usual daily dose of the drug is 50 mg (2 tablets with a dosage of 25 mg). Tablets in this case are taken 2 times a day (in the morning and in the evening).
Sometimes in the first days of therapy, doctors prescribe an extra dose of medicine at lunchtime.
In some cases, the dosage may be increased to 150 mg. And then the daily dose can be divided into 3 or more receptions.
The course of treatment can last from 1 to 1.5 months. During this time, the patient should regularly take the drug, even if the disease seems to have receded. Premature failure to take the drug is fraught with an early return of unpleasant and dangerous symptoms.
The drug solution is used for intramuscular and intravenous injections or infusions. Enter the solution into the vein slowly, to avoid pressure spikes and heart rate and prevent the development of thrombophlebitis.
A single dose is usually 10 mg (1 ampoule). You need to enter it 2 times a day. The interval between the administrations is 12 hours.
Stress ulcer therapy is performed by administering a single dose of the drug 3 times a day (a 30 mg dose). In severe cases of stomach ulcers and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, it is recommended to inject a double dose of the drug once (single dose 20 mg, daily dose 60 mg).
Intravenous drip introduction of the drug is made after the drug from ampoules is mixed with saline solution, Ringer's solution or 5% glucose solution. Use the prepared composition for 12 hours.