Maaloks

Маалокс Drug photo

The description is actual on 01.02.2016

  • Latin name: Maalox
  • ATH code: A02AD01
  • Active ingredient: Algeldrat + Magnesium hydroxide (Algeldrate + Magnesium hydroxide)
  • Producer: Sanofi-Aventis S.p.A. (Italy), Pharmatis (for Laboratoire Theraplix) (France)

Structure

  • 400 mg of an algeldrat and 400 mg of magnesium hydroxide are a part of one tablet of Maaloks for chewing. Additional substances: sorbitol, starch with sucrose, magnesium stearate, Mannitolum, sodium saccharinate, mint fragrance, sucrose.
  • As a part of 1 bag of suspension (15 ml) of drug of Maaloks 525 mg of an algeldrat and 600 mg of magnesium hydroxide contain. Additional substances: monohydrate of citric acid, Acidum hydrochloricum, Mannitolum, peppermint oil, propilparagidroksibenzoat, methylparahydroxybenzoate, hydrogen peroxide, sorbitol, sodium saccharinate, water.
  • As a part of 250 ml of suspension of drug of Maaloks (bottle) 3,5 grams of an algeldrat and 4 grams of magnesium hydroxide contain. Additional substances: monohydrate of citric acid, Acidum hydrochloricum, Mannitolum, peppermint oil, propilparagidroksibenzoat, methylparahydroxybenzoate, hydrogen peroxide, sorbitol, sodium saccharinate, water.

Release form

  • White ploskotsilindrichesky tablets for chewing of a round form with an engraving of "Mx ".
    10 tablets in the blister. 1, 2 or 4 blisters in a pack from a cardboard.
  • Suspension represents the white liquid with a mint smell reminding milk. 15 ml of suspension in a bag — 30 bags in a pack from a cardboard. 250 ml in a glass bottle — one bottle in a pack from a cardboard.

Pharmacological action

Antiacid action.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Pharmacodynamics

The antacid neutralizing untied hydrochloric acid in a stomach does not provoke its secondary hypersecretion. Because of lowering of acidity of a gastric juice at the use of medicine of Maaloks peptic activity of the allocated gastric juice decreases. Possesses the adsorbing and enveloping properties weakening action of the damaging agents on mucous a stomach and a gullet.

Pharmacokinetics

Active agents of drug are considered as the local antacids which almost are not absorbed at oral administration in stated below doses and which are not rendering cumulative effects.

Indications to Maaloks's use

Indications to Maaloks's use (from what tablets and suspension of Maaloks):

  • aggravation of a peptic ulcer;
  • acute and chronic gastroduodenit in an aggravation phase with the normal or strengthened secretory function;
  • phrenic hernia, reflux esophagitis;
  • the dispeptic phenomena, including, at excess reception of coffee, nicotine, ethanol, medicines, errors in a diet (for suspension);
  • pains or discomfort in an upper third of a stomach, including, at excess reception of coffee, nicotine, ethanol, medicines, errors in a diet (for suspension).

Contraindications

  • heavy renal failure;
  • hypersensitivity to drug components;
  • intolerance of fructose;
  • hypophosphatemia;
  • syndrome glucosic galaktoznoy malabsorption, deficit of invertase or isomaltase (a tablet for chewing);
  • intolerance of a maltitol (a tablet for chewing);
  • age less than 15 years.

It is necessary to use with care medicine at patients on a hemodialysis with a porphyria, at pregnancy, Alzheimer's disease, at a diabetes mellitus (tablets for chewing).

Side effects

  • Reactions from immune system: anaphylactic reactions, urticaria, itch, Quincke's disease.
  • Reactions from digestion: diarrhea, lock.
  • Reactions from a metabolism: a giperalyuminiyemiya, a gipermagniyemiya, a hypophosphatemia (at long therapy or reception in high doses, at low concentration of phosphates in food), capable to lead to the strengthened resorption of bones, osteomalacy, a hypercalcuria.

Application instruction of Maaloks (Way and dosage)

Tablets of Maaloks, application instruction

Tablets are recommended to be rassasyvat or chewed. To persons 15 years are more senior appoint to take 1-2 pill three times-four times a day with an interval at 1-2 o'clock after meal and before going to bed.

At treatment a reflux esophagitis medicine is taken through a small interval of time after meal. The greatest resolved frequency rate of reception – 6 times a day. It is strictly forbidden to take over 12 pill a day.

Duration of treatment should not last more than 3 months. At single use (after errors in a diet) apply on 1-2 tablet.

Suspension of Maaloks, application instruction

Suspension in bags

Before use suspension in a bag needs to be homogenized, it is good it having kneaded. Contents are accepted without dissolution on 1 bag (15 ml) 2 hours later after meal and before going to bed, and also at development of abdominal pains or heartburn. The day dosage should not be more than 6 bags.

At treatment a reflux esophagitis medicine is taken in half an hour after food, and at treatment of a peptic ulcer – for half an hour before meal.

Duration of treatment should not be more than 3 months. At discomfort after reception of spicy, greasy or fried food once accept 15 ml of suspension.

Suspension in bottles

In the instruction it is described how to accept suspension: before reception the bottle needs to be stirred up. Usually appoint to accept 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of drug 3-4 times a day 1-2 hours later after food and before going to bed. The dosage should not be more than 6 tablespoons a day.

At treatment the reflux esophagitis of Maaloks is accepted 30 minutes later after reception of food.

Duration of treatment should not be more than 3 months. At discomfort after reception of spicy, greasy or fried food once accept 15 ml of suspension.

At persons with disorders of function of kidneys it is necessary to avoid use of medicine in high dosages or throughout a long time.

Overdose

Overdose signs: diarrhea, abdominal pains and vomiting.

Overdose treatment: the artificial diuresis, substitution of the lost liquid, is shown to persons with a renal failure a hemodialysis.

Interaction

At combined use with Quinidine increase of its content in blood and even overdose are not excluded by Quinidine.

When sharing with drug of Maaloks absorption from intestines of the following drugs goes down: Propranolol, H2 blockers - histamine receptors, Atenolol, Tsefdinir, Metoprolola, Tsefpodoksim, prostacyclins, Chloroquine, Digoxin, Diflunizal, Ethambutolum, bisfosfonat, the Isoniazid, sodium fluoride, Ftorkhinolonov, Prednisolonum, Indometacin, Dexamethasone, Ketokonazol, fenotiazinovy neuroleptics, linkozamid, Penicillaminum, salts of iron, Rozuvastatin, sodium left thyroxine. Observing a 2-one-hour break between the use of these drugs and Maaloksa and a 4-one-hour break between the use of ftorkhinolon and Maaloksa, undesirable interaction between the specified drugs can be avoided.

At Maaloks's reception with polystyrene sulphonate there is a risk of emergence of a metabolic alkalosis (at persons with a renal failure) and obstructions of intestines.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

To store in the dark and dry place at the room temperature. To protect from children.

Period of validity

Three years.

Special instructions

If during therapy by drug symptoms from digestive organs are not stopped for 10 days, then it is necessary to specify the diagnosis and to change the scheme of treatment.

Medicine is sold without recipe, but before its reception at pregnancy, a lactation, and also at teenagers and patients with a renal failure it is recommended to consult to the attending physician.

Algeldrat at the small content of phosphates in food can lead to emergence of deficit of phosphorus in an organism.

Maaloks's analogs

Coincidence on the ATH code of the 4th level:

Adzhiflyuks, Alyumag, Almagel, Almol, Almagel Neo, Altatsid, the Anacid Forte, Palmagel, Maaloks Pass, Gastratsid, Maalukol, Rivoloks, Fosfalyugel.

The price of analogs of Maaloks in identical forms of release, as a rule low prices of the described drug.

That it is better: Almagelum or Maaloks?

Drugs belong to one pharmacological group and are analogs. Active agents in these drugs contain in different ratios. Almagelum in this regard possesses bigger ability to provoke locks, and Maaloks's action is almost twice more long.

That it is better: Maaloks or Fosfalyugel?

From two drugs Fosfalyugel (especially for elderly and pregnant) is more preferable to choose since he does not promote excessive evacuation of phosphates from an organism (mainly from bones).

Zdravzona

  • Maaloks suspension 15 of ml No. 30 paketikisanofi-Aventis
  • Maaloks suspension 250mlsanofi-Aventis
  • Maaloks tablets chewing No. 20Sanofi-Aventis
  • Maaloks pass No. 20 suspension 4,3ml paketikisanofi-Aventis
  • Maaloks suspension 15 of ml No. 1 paketiksanofi-Aventis

Drugstore of IFC

  • Maaloks susp 250 ml, Aventis Pharmaitaliya
  • Maaloks tbl zhev. No. 20, Aventis Pharmaitaliya
  • Maaloks tbl zhev. No. 20 / sugar, Aventis Pharmaitaliya
  • Maaloks susp 15 ml pack ice No. 30, Pharmatis/Theraplix Lab.Frantion
  • Maaloks Pass susp 4,3ml a pack ice No. 6, Pharmatis/Theraplix Lab.Frantion
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Apteka24

  • Maaloksaventis Pharma (Italy)
  • Maaloks30
  • Maaloks pass suspension for oral administration 25mekv/4.3ml in packages No. 20aventis of Farm (France)
  • Maaloks1

Paniapteka

  • Maaloks pass susp. for peror. primas 25mekv/4.3ml pack ice No. 20aventis of Farm
  • Maaloks pass susp. for peror. primas 25mekv/4.3ml pack ice No. 20aventis of Farm
  • Maaloks pass susp. for peror. primas 25mekv/4.3ml pack ice No. 20aventis of Farm
  • Maaloks pass susp. for peror. primas 25mekv/4.3ml pack ice No. 20aventis of Farm
  • Maaloks pass susp. for peror. primas 25mekv/4.3ml pack ice No. 20aventis of Farm

BIOSPHERE

  • Maaloks tab. No. 20 zhev. Sanofi-Aventis (Italy)
  • Maaloks without sugar No. 40 of the tab. zhev. Sanofi-Aventis (Italy)
  • Maaloks tab. No. 40 zhev. Sanofi-Aventis (Italy)
  • Maaloks 15 ml No. 30 susp. for intake of doses. Farmatis (France)
  • Маалокс® pass 4,3 ml No. 20 susp. for intake a pack ice. Sanofi-Aventis (Italy)
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Section: Gastrointestinal
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Education: Graduated from the Vitebsk state medical university majoring in "Surgery". At university headed Council of students' scientific society. Professional development in 2010 - in "Oncology" and in 2011 - in "A mammology, visual forms of oncology".

Experience: Work in an all-medical network 3 years the surgeon (The Vitebsk hospital of an emergency medical service, Lioznensky TsRB) and in combination the regional oncologist and the traumatologist. Work farm the representative within a year in the Rubicon company.

Provided 3 improvement suggestions on the subject "Optimization of an Antibioticotherapia depending on Species Composition of Microflora", 2 works took prizes in a republican competition review of student's scientific works (1 and 3 categories).
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