Gastropect

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Gastropect uses

Gastropect consists of Kaolin, Pectin.

Kaolin:


Gastropect Pectin Suspension

Anti-Diarrheal Liquid

For Animal Use Only

Keep Out of Reach of Children

NET CONTENTS:

1 GALLON (3.785L)

ASPEN

VETERINARY RESOURCES, Ltd.

INDICATIONS:

For oral administration as an aid in the treatment of noninfectious diarrhea in horses, cattle, dogs and cats.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

Administer orally after first sign of diarrhea and after each loose bowel movement, or as needed.

Cattle and Horses: 6 to 10 fl oz

Calves and Foals: 3 to 4 fl oz

Dogs and Cats: 1 to 3 tablespoonfuls

If symptoms persist after using this product for 2 to 3 days, consult your veterinarian.

TAKE TIME OBSERVE LABEL DIRECTIONS

COMPOSITION: Each fluid ounce contains:

Kaolin ... 90 gr. (5.8 g)

Pectin ..... 4 gr. (0.268 g)

In a palatable vehicle.

Flavorings and color added.

Store at controlled room temperature between 15º and 30ºC (59º - 86ºF).

Protect from freezing.

SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING.

Restriced Drug.

Use only as directed.

Not for human use.

Manufactured for:

Aspen Veterinary Resources, R Ltd.

Liberty, MO 64068

A316AP 12/11

Lot No. Exp. Date

Pectin:



Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Gastropect (Pectin) 5.4 mg

Purpose

Oral demulcent

Uses

For temporary relief of minor discomfort and protection of irritated areas in sore mouth and sore throat.

Warnings

Sore throat warning: if sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, swelling, nausea or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly. These may be serious.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

- sore mouth does not improve in 7 days

- irritation, pain or redness persists or worsens

Keep out of reach of children

Directions

- adults and children 3 years of age and older: allow one pop to dissolve slowly in mouth

- May be repeated as needed or as directed by a doctor

- Children under 3 years of age: ask a doctor

Other information

Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) in a dry place

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Inactive ingredients

caramel color, corn syrup, honey, natural flavor, sucrose, water

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Gastropect pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Gastropect available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Gastropect destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Gastropect Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Gastropect pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."LITTLE REMEDIES SORE THROAT POPS (PECTIN) LOZENGE [MEDTECH PRODUCTS INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "pectin". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/su... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Pectin - DrugBank". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB1115... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Gastropect?

Depending on the reaction of the Gastropect after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Gastropect not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Gastropect addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sdrugs.com conducted a study on Gastropect, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Gastropect consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

Two visitors reported useful

How is the drug Gastropect useful in reducing or relieving the symptoms? How useful is it?
According to the survey conducted by the website sdrugs.com, there are variable results and below are the percentages of the users that say the medicine is useful to them and that say it is not helping them much. It is not ideal to continue taking the medication if you feel it is not helping you much. Contact your healthcare provider to check if there is a need to change the medicine or if there is a need to re-evaluate your condition. The usefulness of the medicine may vary from patient to patient, depending on the other diseases he is suffering from and slightly depends on the brand name.
Visitors%
Useful1
50.0%
Not useful1
50.0%

One visitor reported side effects

Did you get side effects while taking the Gastropect drug, or were there no side effects?
According to the survey conducted by website sdrugs.com users, the below-mentioned percentages indicate the number of people experiencing the side effects and the number of people not experiencing the side effects when taking Gastropect medicine. Every drug produces minimal side effects, and they are negligible most times, when compared to the desired effect [use] of the medicine. Side effects depend on the dose you are taking, any drug interactions that happen when you are on other medications, if the patient is sensitive, and other associated conditions. If you cannot tolerate the side effects, consult your doctor immediately, so he can either adjust the dose or change the medication.
Visitors%
It has side effects1
100.0%

Two visitors reported price estimates

What is your opinion about drug cost? Did you feel the cost is apt, or did you feel it is expensive?
The report given by the sdrugs.com website users shows the following figures about several people who felt the medicine Gastropect is expensive, and the medicine is not expensive. The results are mixed. The perception of the cost of the medicine to be expensive or not depends on the brand name of the medicine, country, and place where it is sold, and the affordability of the patient. You can choose a generic drug in the place of the branded drug to save the cost. The efficiency of the medicine will not vary if it is generic or a branded one.
Visitors%
Not expensive2
100.0%

Visitor reported frequency of use

No survey data has been collected yet

Seven visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Gastropect drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sdrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 1-5mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
Visitors%
1-5mg4
57.1%
51-100mg3
42.9%

Two visitors reported time for results

What is the time duration Gastropect drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sdrugs.com website users needed > 3 month to notice the result from using Gastropect drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Gastropect need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
Visitors%
> 3 month1
50.0%
3 days1
50.0%

Five visitors reported administration

The drugs are administered in various routes, like oral or injection form. They are administered before food or after food. How are you taking Gastropect drug, before food or after food?
Click here to find out how other users of our website are taking it. For any doubts or queries on how and when the medicine is administered, contact your health care provider immediately.
Visitors%
After food3
60.0%
Empty stomach1
20.0%
Before food1
20.0%

33 visitors reported age

Visitors%
< 116
48.5%
1-57
21.2%
6-153
9.1%
46-603
9.1%
16-292
6.1%
> 602
6.1%

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