Gasex is an Ayurvedic patent and proprietary product from Himalaya Drug Company. This medicine is useful in treating digestive problems and especially the abdominal gas issue. Gasex has gastrokinetic and gastroprotective activities. Gastrokinetic, or prokinetic, is a medicine that enhances gastrointestinal motility by increasing the frequency of contractions in the small intestine or making them stronger, but without disrupting their rhythm. Gastroprotective is a medicine that protects gastric mucosal damage through mechanisms unrelated to inhibition of acid secretion.
It also possess prebiotic, antiflatulent and antacid, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, cholagogue and membrane-modulating, antimicrobial, and antioxidant actions. This medicine is indicated in indigestion, flatulence, belching, fullness of abdomen, bloated sensation, aerophagia (condition of excessive air swallowing, which goes to the stomach), eructation and upper abdominal pain.
Here is given more about this medicine, such as indication/therapeutic uses, Key Ingredients and dosage.
Key Ingredients of Gasex
Each Gasex tablet contains:
Pdrs. Prativisha (Aconitum palmatum Syn. A.bisma) 65mg, Cowrie bhasma 32mg, Shankha bhasma 32mg, Maricha (Piper nigrum) 19mg,
Exts.Vidanga (Embelia ribes) 22mg, Triphala 22mg, Sunthi (Zingiber officinale) 22mg
Prepared in the juices and decoctions of Mentha arvensis, Moringa pterygosperma, Carica papaya, Citrus lemon etc.
Uses of Gasex
Himalaya Gasex is useful in expelling trapped gas, relieving flatulence and eructation, checking abdominal distension and releasing gas in the epigastric region and stopping heartburn and correcting hyperacidity.
Gasex is helpful in correcting the disturbed digestive process and functions.
It has carminative and antispasmodic actions that support the digestive function. In case of chronic digestive malfunction, prolonged use of medicine gives relief.
Dosage of Gasex
Take 2 to 3 tablets of Gasex two to three times a day after meals. The medicine can be continued for a period of 2 to 8 weeks if required.