Fosfalyugel - is antacid, also provides an enveloping and absorbent action.
The product contains the active ingredient - aluminum phosphate. Fosfalyugel neutralizes free hydrochloric acid in the stomach and reduces the activity of pepsin. Within 10 minutes, the drug reduces the acidity to a level 3, 5-5. Thus antacid effect Fosfalyugel alkalinity not associated with gastric juice, there is no secondary hypersecretion HCl.
The drug is not able to be absorbed in the digestive tract. Due to the absorbent in the application Fosfalyugel removed from the gastrointestinal tract bacteria, gases, toxins, viruses. Characterized as the normalization of gastrointestinal passage content when receiving Fosfalyugel.
The instructions to Fosfalyugel indicated such indications for use:
- chronic gastritis (normal or elevated secretion);
- acute gastritis;
- Acute duodenitis;
- symptomatic ulcers of various etiologies;
- peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum;
- erosion of the gastrointestinal mucosa;
- hiatal hernia;
- reflux esophagitis (including childhood);
- syndrome of non-ulcer dyspepsia;
- functional disorders of the colon;
- diarrhea after gastrectomy;
- acute, chronic pancreatitis;
- heartburn caused by excessive consumption of coffee, nicotine, ethanol, errors in diet, medication;
- symptoms of the digestive tract while taking medicines, alkalis, acids;
- dyspepsia neurotic etiology;
- prevention of absorption of radioactive elements.
According to the instructions, Fosfalyugel is contraindicated in:
- Hypersensitivity to the components;
- chronic renal failure;
- Alzheimer's disease;
On strict Fosfalyugel may be appointed in children (under 12 years) and the elderly.
When you receive this drug may develop a number of side effects that cause negative reviews Fosfalyugel from patients. Registered the following side effects: nausea, vomiting, constipation, change in taste, allergic reactions. For the prevention of adverse effects should be applied Fosfalyugel only on prescription, and to comply with the dosage regimen.
With prolonged use at high dosage Fosfalyugel may develop hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, hypercalciuria, osteoporosis, osteomalacia, giperalyuminiemiya, nephrocalcinosis, encephalopathy.
Overdose symptoms Fosfalyugel - constipation. Treatment - the use of laxatives.
Using the drug for more than two weeks may develop chronic overdose (nyukastlovskoy bone disease). Symptoms: hypophosphatemia (myasthenia gravis, malaise, osteoporosis, osteomalacia); renal insufficiency; aluminum encephalopathy (apraxia, dysarthria, dementia, seizures).
Dosing Fosfalyugel, dosage
Fosfalyugel for oral administration. The drug can be used in pure form or diluted in water.
A single dose Fosfalyugel - 1-2 bags (1 bag contains 8, 8d of the active substance). Multiplicity of reception - two or three times a day. In the case of poisoning, burns, caustic drug dosage is 3-5 bags at a time.
When reflux esophagitis, ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract Fosfalyugel taken at bedtime or two hours after a meal, with pain syndrome - immediately. If diaphragmatic hernia is recommended to take the drug after meals and at bedtime, when enterocolitis - before meals twice a day, with kolopatiyah - before breakfast and before bedtime.
The duration of therapy Fosfalyugel determined by the physician based on the symptoms.
According to the testimony Fosfalyugel can be used in pediatrics at such doses: the age of 6 months - 4g or teaspoon after each feeding (6 times); after 6 months - 8 g or 2 teaspoons after each feeding (4 times).
Interaction with other drugs Fosfalyugel
Fosfalyugel able to reduce or slow down the absorption of indomethacin, digoxin, salicylates, phenytoin, chlorpromazine, antihistamines, diflunisal, beta-blockers, isoniazid, azithromycin, tetracyclines, cefpodoxime, rifampicin, barbiturates, anticoagulants, ursodeoxycholic and chenodeoxycholic acid, lansoprazole, penicillamine. M holinoblokatory extend and enhance the action Fosfalyugel and analogues.
If necessary, use a long Fosfalyugel necessary to ensure a sufficient level of phosphates entering the body.
When unspecified diagnosis Fosfalyugel prolonged use is not recommended.
By indications Fosfalyugel can be given to patients with diabetes because of the drug does not include sugar.
You can assign Fosfalyugel conjunction with cimetidine, disopyramide, ketoprofen, amoxicillin, prednisone.
Admission Fosfalyugel does not affect the data of X-ray studies.
Application Fosfalyugel during pregnancy
Reliable data on the safe use of the drug during pregnancy and lactation is not. According to clinical studies, on the strict condition Fosfalyugel can be used during pregnancy and lactation occasionally.
Form release Fosfalyugel
The drug is available in the form of a 20% gel for oral administration in bags containing 2, 08 and 2, 48g of active compound.
The contents of the bag must be thoroughly before use to stretch between the fingers.
Storage conditions of the drug
Fosfalyugel should be stored at room temperature out of reach of children.
The drug is highly effective in the gastrointestinal pathology of various etiologies, so Fosfalyugel positive reviews from patients and doctors. When applied according to the instructions Fosfalyugel fairly well tolerated. The drug has a fast action, which is important in relieving pain.
The following analogues Fosfalyugel: Alfogel, Gasterin, aluminum phosphate, Gath, Fosfalyuzhel.