DOPS oral powder Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

DOPS, oral powder, box of 115 g
79 / 100

Generic Therapeutic Class medicinal gastroenteropancreatic Hepatology
active ingredients: Sodium bicarbonate (E550i) , calcium carbonate , calcium phosphate , magnesium hydroxide (E527) , titanium dioxide (E171)

Drug withdrawn from the market on 09/15/2011

what is DOPS oral powder medication used for and indication?

Symptomatic treatment of painful manifestations in oeso-gastro-duodenal affections .

DOPS oral powder Dosage

One or two teaspoons diluted in a glass of water, either 1 hour after each of the main meals, or at the time of pain.

DOPS oral powder Contraindications

  • – Severe renal failure.
  •  Child.
  • Association against-indicated : quinidine.

how does DOPS oral powder work?

  • Anti-acid by sodium bicarbonate, calcium carbonate, magnesium salts, neutral calcium phosphate.
  • One teaspoon (3 g of powder) neutralizes 45 mEq of H + ions.
  • Protection of the gastric mucosa by titanium dioxide.

DOPS oral powder Side Effects

Theoretically, it can be assumed that prolonged absorption of very high doses may determine the occurrence of alkalosis and / or hypercalcemia, especially in cases of renal failure.

DOPS oral powder Interactions



  • Increase in plasma levels of quinidine and risk of overdose (decrease in renal excretion of quinidine by alkalinization of the urine). Use another gastrointestinal topical.


  • There is a decrease in the digestive absorption of these drugs administered simultaneously orally.

As a precaution, it should take antacids distance of other medicines over 2 hours if possible:

  • . Antibacterial-cyclins.
  • . H2 antihistamines.
  • . Atenolol.
  • . Metoprolol.
  • . Propranolol.
  • . Chloroquine.
  • . Diflunisal.
  • . Digoxin.
  • . Diphosphonates.
  • . Sodium fluoride.
  • . Glucocorticoids (described for prednisolone and dexamethasone).
  • . Indomethacin.
  • . Kayexalate.
  • . Ketoconazole.
  • . Phenothiazine neuroleptics.
  • . Penicillamine.
  • . Iron salts.
  • – more than 4 hours if possible ,
  • Antibacterial-fluoroquinolones.



  • Reduction of acidification of stools. Do not combine in the event of hepatic encephalopathy.


  • Increased renal excretion of salicylates by alkalinization of urine.

Warnings and Precautions


  • No prolonged use.


  • In the event of a low-sodium diet, take into account the sodium content.


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What happens if I overdose from DOPS oral powder ?

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What should I do if I miss a dose?

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What happens if you stop taking DOPS oral powder ?

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What is  Forms and Composition ?

Appearance and shape

  • Lack of information in the MA.
  • Box of 115 g.


Active ingredient Oral powder
Sodium bicarbonate 52 g *
Calcium carbonate 41 g *
Calcium phosphate 2 g *
Magnesium hydroxide 3 g *
Titanium dioxide 2 g *

* per unit dose


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