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Brand Names: Selbex
Generic Name: Teprenone
Manufacturer: Eisai Co.
• Improvement of gastric mucosal lesions eg erosion, hemorrhage, redness & edema associated with acute gastritis & acute exacerbation stage of chronic gastritis.
• Gastric ulcers.
The usual adult dosage for oral use is 3 capsules (150 mg
of teprenone) daily in three divided doses after meals.
The dosage may be adjusted depending on the patient’s
age and symptoms.
Should be taken with food (Take after meals.).
Adverse drug reactions
Slight increase in liver enzymes. Constipation, feeling of abdominal fullness, diarrhea, dry mouth, nausea, abdominal pain; headache; skin eruption, general itching, redness & warm feeling in the eyelids. Increase in total serum cholesterol levels.
Teprenone occurs as colorless to pale yellow, oily liquid. It
has a slight characteristic odor, and is tasteless. It is miscible
with methanol, with ethanol (95), with acetone, with
chloroform and with hexane, and practically insoluble in