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What is Cantil?

Cantil is a medication containing the active ingredient mepenzolate, used in the treatment of peptic ulcers. It is often used with a combination of other medicines like antacids. Cantil decreases stomach acid production and blocks the digestive enzyme pepsin, which can irritate the stomach lining. This medication is also used with other drugs in the treatment of some bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. It decreases movement in the stomach or intestines. It is available as a tablet of 25 mg. mepenzolate bromide and is usually taken four times per day, depending on the condition.

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