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Carbenoxolone for the duodenum: duogastrone capsules


Duogastrone (Berk) is the name given to specially designed capsules containing carbenoxolone sodium. Tablets of carbenoxolone promote healing of gastric ulcers when given to out-patients,1–4 though the advantage they offer may be smaller in the hospital treatment of gastric ulcer.5 6 We discussed the tablets (Biogastrone - Berk) in 1964.7

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