Carbenoxolone Pharmacology


About Carbenoxolone
Anti Reflux,Antacids & Antiulcerants, Glycyrrhetinic acid derivative
Mechanism of Action of Carbenoxolone
Carbenoxolone is a synthetic derivative of glycyrrhizinic acid (a constituent of liquorice). It acts by protecting the mucosal barrier from acid-pepsin attack and increasing mucosal mucin production
Pharmacokinets of Carbenoxolone
Absorption: Absobed in the GI tract, mainly from the stomach
Distribution: Highly bound to plasma proteins
Excretion: Mainly excreted in the faeces via the bile
Onset of Action for Carbenoxolone
Duration of Action for Carbenoxolone
Half Life of Carbenoxolone
Side Effects of Carbenoxolone
1.Sodium and water retention
Contra-indications of Carbenoxolone
2.Cardiac failure
Special Precautions while taking Carbenoxolone
1.Cardiac disease
3.Impaired hepatic function
4.Impaired renal function
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
<3 yrs Contraindicated
Indications for Carbenoxolone
1.Gastro oesophageal reflux disease
2.Mouth ulceration
Interactions for Carbenoxolone
Typical Dosage for Carbenoxolone
Gastro oesophageal reflux disease:
Adult: Apply 2% gel 4 times daily: 20 mg tid
Mouth ulceration:
Adult: Apply 2% gel 4 times daily
Schedule of Carbenoxolone
Storage Requirements for Carbenoxolone
Store below 40 degree C in a tightly closed container. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Carbenoxolone
Effects of Overdose of Carbenoxolone

Home Delivery for Carbenoxolone in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for carbenoxolone and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for carbenoxolone may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take carbenoxolone only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for carbenoxolone before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for carbenoxolone with the pharmacy.

Carbenoxolone is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for carbenoxolone might be better known than carbenoxolone itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have carbenoxolone in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for carbenoxolone.