Vikair refers to a complex group of drugs, including anti-acid action, are used for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Vikair used for stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers.
The composition Vikair includes several active ingredients, which provide a therapeutic effect.
Release form and composition
Vikair release tablets of 10 pieces in the package. In the tablet Vikair includes the following components: bismuth nitrate, magnesium carbonate, sodium gibrokarbonat, korenevischa Calamus, buckthorn bark. Additional substances include talc, starch, and stearic acid.
Active components Vikair provides comprehensive therapeutic effect: reduce gastric acidity (antacid effect), kill pathogens. In addition, Vikair has antispasmodic, laxative and astringent effect on the gastrointestinal tract.
Sodium bicarbonate, which is part of the drug is an antacid that is rapidly absorbed. It provides a quick, but short-term therapeutic effect.
The active substance Vikair - magnesium carbonate has a slow but more lasting effect on the gastric mucosa, reducing acidity. Magnesium ions, increasing the osmotic pressure in the intestine, contribute to an increase in its content, and the release of feces.
Bismuth salts pose on the inner surface of the gastro-intestinal tract of the protective film, causing destruction of the bacteria that lead to the development of peptic ulcer.
Korenevischa Calamus relieve spasms and reduce pain.
Buckthorn bark contains substances that contribute to strengthen the intestinal peristalsis.
According to the instructions, Vikair prescribed for stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers, as well as gastritis giperatsidnom with a tendency to constipation.
Positive feedback on Vikair patients demonstrate a high efficacy in the treatment of these diseases.
Dosing and Administration
The instructions to Vikair indicated that the drug should be taken at 1-1, 5:00 after the meal. Assign 1-2 tablets Vikair 3 times a day. Duration of tablets Vikair depends on the severity of the treatment and can last up to 2 months.
The review can be read in Vikair complaints about side effects of the drug. Negative symptoms are listed in the instructions for Vikair. These include:
- Rashes and itching on the skin.
In some cases, negative reviews about Vikair associated with non-compliance, and taking medication when it is contraindicated.
Do not take Vikair at:
- Hypoacid (low-acid) gastritis;
- In childhood;
- Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient;
- Chronic appendicitis;
- Chronic renal insufficiency;
Elevated levels of bismuth in the body can cause kidney failure. As the treatment prescribed gastric lavage, activated charcoal, in severe cases, hemodialysis.