2010/09/17

Altacid

Composition, structure and packing

Chewable tablets are round, flat on both sides, white or white with a yellowish tint, with a smooth surface, with the smell of menthol.

1 tab. dried aluminum hydroxide gel 333.3 mg, corresponds to 167.5 mg of aluminum hydroxide magnesium oxide, 158.4 mg.

Excipients: mannitol, talc, povidone, macrogol 4000, mint flavor, magnesium stearate, sodium saccharin.

Oral suspension of white color, the smell of menthol.

5 ml of aluminum hydroxide gel 10% 2249.5 mg, corresponds to the aluminum hydroxide 225 mg of magnesium hydroxide paste 30% 425 mg, magnesium hydroxide corresponds to 127.5 mg.

Excipients: sorbitol 70% (non-crystalline), metilparagidroksibenzoat, mint flavor, propilparagidroksibenzoat, distilled water. Clinico-pharmacological group: antacid drug.

Pharmacological action

Combination antacid drug. Neutralizes free hydrochloric acid in the stomach, lowers peptic activity of gastric juice.

Is also absorbent and protective action by reducing the impact of damaging factors on the mucous membrane.

Statement
acute gastritis;
hyperacid gastritis;
Acute duodenitis;
stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer exacerbation;
symptomatic ulcers of various origins;
erosion of the mucous membrane of the upper GIT;
hiatal hernia;
reflux esophagitis;
acute pancreatitis, exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis;
hyperphosphatemia;
epigastric pain and heartburn in some gaps in your diet, taking drugs, excessive use of coffee, alcohol, nicotine;
fermentation and putrefactive dyspepsia.

Dosage regimen

Adult drug appoint 1-2 pi. or 10-15 ml (2-3 teaspoons) of the suspension 4-6 times / day after 1 h after meals and at night.

Children aged 2 to 12 years half the dose prescribed for adults.

Tablets should be chewed thoroughly. The suspension was taken with sips of water or milk. Before you use a bottle with a suspension should shake.

Side effect

On the part of the digestive system: rarely - nausea, vomiting, changes in taste, constipation.

On the part of metabolism: long-term use in high doses - hypophosphataemia, hypocalcemia, hypercalciuria, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, gipermagniemiya, giperalyuminiemiya.

On the part of the urinary tract: long-term use in high doses - nephrocalcinosis, renal failure.

Other: encephalopathy, with concomitant renal failure - a thirst, blood pressure reduction, hyporeflexia.

Contraindications
chronic renal failure;
Alzheimer's disease;
hypophosphataemia;
Pregnancy
Hypersensitivity to the drug's components.

Pregnancy and lactation

Contraindicated use of the drug during pregnancy. During the period of lactation (breastfeeding) Altatsid should be used with caution.

Application for violations of renal function

Contraindicated in patients with chronic renal failure.

Cautions

It should comply with 2-hour interval between doses Altatsida and other medicines. Chronic administration Altatsida should ensure adequate intake of phosphorus.

Use in Pediatrics

Precautions should be appointed Altatsid children under the age of 12 years.

Overdose

Prolonged use of the drug in high doses can lead to intestinal dyskinesia, hypophosphataemia, osteomalacia, as well as the development of iron deficiency in the body, because aluminum phosphate binds iron.

Drug Interactions

At the same time receiving a Altatsidom decreases and slows absorption of indomethacin, salicylates, chlorpromazine, phenytoin, blockers of histamine H2-receptors, beta-blockers, diflunizala, isoniazid, tetracycline antibiotics, indirect anticoagulants, barbiturates.

M-holinoblokatory, slowing gastric emptying, enhance and prolong the action Altatsida.

Terms and Conditions of storage

The drug should be stored out of reach of children at or above 30 ° C. Shelf life - 2 years.