Industry: Pharmaceutical
Number of terms: 41
Number of blossaries: 1
Company Profile:
Belupo is the leading Croatian company in terms of sales of medicinal products having effect on the cardiovascular system, nervous system and on skin. The company is the second largest manufacturer of medicinal products in the Republic of Croatia.
Belupo is a modern pharmaceutical company, keeping up with time not only technologically, but also in the sense of development and market, and keeps up with high standards of pharmaceutical industry. According to the anatomic-therapeutic-chemical classification (ATK), Belupo's drugs are represented in 11 groups. For Belupo, the main strategic importance and representation have the groups of drugs with the effect on heart and blood vessels, drugs with the effect on skin, drugs with the effect on muscular-bone system, drugs with the effect on nerve system and drugs for healing of infections. Today, Belupo is convincingly leading in the sale of drugs with the effect on heart and blood-vessels on the Croatian market.
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Hexetidine is the medicinal ingredient in Belosept, which is labelled for the symptomatic treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis ('strep throat'), tonsillitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, gingivitis, ulcerative stomatitis, oral thrush and Vincent's angina; postoperative hygiene following tonsillectomy, throat or oral surgery. Belosept solution is a part of a Belupo's alimentary tract and metabolism products.
Industry:Health care
Esomeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (brand name Esprol) which reduces stomach acid secretion through inhibition of the H+ / K+ ATPase in the parietal cells of the stomach. By inhibiting the functioning of this transporter, the drug prevents formation of stomach acid. It is used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Industry:Health care
Lactulose (brand name Portalak) is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation and hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver disease. It is a disaccharide (double-sugar) formed from one molecule each of the simple sugars (monosaccharides) fructose and galactose. Lactulose is not normally present in raw milk, but is a product due to the heat-processes: the more the heat, the more the presence of this substance (from 3.5 mg/l in low temperature pasteurized milk to 744 mg/l in in-container sterilized milk). It is produced commercially by isomerization of lactose. It is broadly classified as an osmotic laxative.
Industry:Health care
Potassium chloride (Brand name Kalijev klorid) is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Potassium levels can be low as a result of a disease or from taking certain medicines, or after a prolonged illness with diarrhea or vomiting. It is available as soluble tablets.
Industry:Health care
Miconazole nitrate oral gel (brand name Rojazol) is topical broad spectrum antimycotic. It has combined fungiostatic and fungicidal action, bacteriostatic and bactericidal action on gram - positive cocci and bacilli that often follow fungous infections. It works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, a critical component of fungal cell membranes.
Industry:Health care
Mebeverine (brand name Rudakol) is a drug whose major therapeutic role is in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and the associated abdominal cramping. It works by relaxing the muscles in and around the gut. It is a musculotropic antispasmodic drug without anticholinergic side-effects. The drug is also indicated for treatment of gastrointestinal spasm secondary to organic disorder. It is available in a form of coated tablets.
Industry:Health care
Omeprazole (brand name Target plus) is a proton pump inhibitor used in the treatment of dyspepsia, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, laryngopharyngeal reflux, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome. Omeprazole is one of the most widely prescribed drugs internationally and is available as Belupo's Target plus capsules.
Industry:Health care
Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor drug that inhibits gastric acid secretion. It is available under the brand name Zoltex in a form of gastro-resistant tablets and powder forn injection solution. Pantoprazole is used for short-term treatment of erosion and ulceration of the oesophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease. Initial treatment is generally of eight weeks' duration, after which another eight week course of treatment may be considered if necessary. It can be used as a maintenance therapy for long term use after initial response is obtained. Pantoprazole may also be used in combination with antibiotics to treat ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori. When treating Helicobacter pylori ulcers, Pantoprazole is given twice daily, in contrast to gastroesophageal reflux disease, where Pantoprazole is usually given once daily. Typical treatment courses for Helicobacter pylori range from 10–14 days.
Industry:Health care
Metformin (brand name Belformin) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line drug of choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (non-insuline-dependent diabetes melitus - NIDDM), in particular, in overweight and obese people and those with normal kidney function. Its use in gestational diabetes has been limited by safety concerns. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome, and has been investigated for other diseases where insulin resistance may be an important factor. Metformin works by suppressing glucose production by the liver.