mepenzolate- oral, Cantil
GENERIC NAME: MEPENZOLATE- ORAL (me-PEN-zoe-late)
BRAND NAME(S): Cantil
USES: Mepenzolate is used with other medications to treat peptic ulcers. It works by decreasing the release of acid in the stomach.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used with other medications to treat certain bowel disorders (e.g., irritable bowel syndrome). It works by decreasing the movement of the stomach/intestines.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth, usually 4 times daily (with meals and at bedtime) or as directed by your doctor.Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.Antacids may decrease the absorption of this medication. Take mepenzolate at least 1 hour before taking antacids.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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