Medically reviewed by Militian Inessa Mesropovna, PharmD. Last updated on 2020-04-09
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Peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum (acute phase), acute or chronic gastritis with normal or increased secretory function (acute phase), reflux esophagitis, diaphragmatic hernia, duodenitis, enteritis, discomfort and pain in the epigastric region caused by a violation of the diet, taking medications (NSAIDs, glucocorticoids), drinking coffee or alcohol, smoking.
Inside, 0.5 hours before meals and overnight, adults 1-3 dosage spoons, depending on the severity of the case, 3-4 times a day.
Children are strictly prescribed by a doctor: up to 10 years-1/3 dose for adults, 10-15 years-1/2 dose.
The maximum daily dose is 16 dosage spoons, at this dose, the duration of treatment is no more than 2 weeks.
Before taking the suspension should be shaken.
When the disease is accompanied by nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, treatment begins with Almagel A, and after the disappearance of these symptoms, they switch to taking Almagel.
Hypersensitivity, severe renal impairment, Alzheimer's disease, neonatal period, breast-feeding.
From the gastrointestinal tract: taste disorders, nausea, vomiting, spasm, epigastric pain, constipation.
From the side of metabolism: hypercalciuria, hypermagnesemia, hypophosphatemia.
Other: drowsiness, osteomalacia, dementia and edema of the extremities (against the background of chronic renal failure).
It is evenly distributed over the gastric mucosa, provides long-term gastroprotection and local anesthesia. It has a buffer-antacid effect: between meals, the pH of gastric juice is maintained from 4-4. 5 to 3.5–3.8. Sorbitol has a choleretic and mild laxative effect. The therapeutic effect manifests itself in 3-5 minutes and lasts for 70 minutes.
It is practically not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
- Antacids in combinations
Reduces the effectiveness of tetracyclines, H blockers2- histamine receptors, cardiac glycosides, iron salts, ciprofloxacin, phenothiazines, isoniazid, beta-blockers, indomethacin, ketoconazole, etc. (in case of joint administration, an interval between doses of at least 1-2 hours is recommended). Incompatible with sulfonamides.
At a temperature not exceeding 25 °C (do not freeze).
Keep out of reach of children.Shelf life of the drug Almagel A2 года.
Do not use after the expiration date indicated on the package.
5 ml of suspension for oral administration contains aluminum hydroxide 300 mg (equivalent to 200 mg of aluminum oxide), magnesium hydroxide 100 mg and anesthesin 100 mg, in plastic bottles of 170 ml each, complete with a dosage spoon, in a cardboard pack of 1 bottle.
If you are pregnant, you can use it for no longer than 3 days. Breastfeeding should be discontinued for the duration of treatment.
A02AX Antacids in other combinations
- K21. 0 Gastroesophageal reflux with esophagitis
- K25 Stomach ulcer
- K26 Duodenal ulcer
- K29 Gastritis and duodenitis
- K29. 1 Other acute gastritis
- K29. 5 Chronic gastritis, unspecified
- K44. 9 Diaphragmatic hernia without obstruction or gangrene
- K52. 9 Non-infectious gastroenteritis and colitis, unspecified
- R52. 2 Other persistent pain
- Y42. 0 Adverse reactions in the therapeutic use of glucocorticoids and their synthetic analogues
- Y45 Adverse reactions in the therapeutic use of analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory drugs
- Z72. 4 Unacceptable diet and bad eating habits