pharmacological properties of "Gustav"

The structure of "Gustav" is a gel of aluminum hydroxide-magnesium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide.These substances are able to quickly and permanently neutralize the hydrochloric acid in the stomach and maintain normal acidity (pH 3-5).One tablet of "Gustav" inhibits the action of almost 21.5 mmol acid."Gastal" reduces the effect of bile acids, removes dyspeptic symptoms in the body.The drug stimulates the restoration of the gastric mucosa.According to the testimony "Gastal" prescribed for heartburn and dyspeptic conditions, gastritis with high acidity of the stomach, gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer.
Active ingredients "Gustav", after reaction with hydrochloric acid in the stomach turning into insoluble salts and excreted in the feces.

Instructions for Use "Gustav"

"Gastal" are inside,
not swallowing the tablet and dissolving it.Adults and children under the age of twelve years with a body weight no less than 50 kg give 1-2 tablets four to six times a day 1 hour after meals and at night.Do not take more than 8 tablets a day."Gastal" take no more than two weeks.In the case of heartburn "Gastal" take the same dose, but regardless of the meal.Children aged six to twelve years are half this dose. For patients with impaired renal function dose adjustment is required.

Side effects "Gustav"

If long-term treatment at high doses "Gastal" can cause the following symptoms: the development of hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, hypercalciuria, osteoporosis, osteomalacia, giperalyuminiemiya, hypermagnesemia, encephalopathy, dysfunctionkidney.In patients with renal insufficiency, may cause thirst, hyporeflexia, lowering blood pressure.Side effects from the digestive system (nausea, diarrhea or constipation, change in taste) may increase.Some may appear allergic reaction.When these symptoms need to stop taking "Gustav", spend symptomatic therapy.Application of "Gustav" during pregnancy is permitted, if the therapeutic benefit for women is higher than the potential risk to the unborn child."Gastal" can not stand with mother's milk. Gastal should not be given to children under six years.

"Gastal" is not prescribed to people suffering from renal failure in severe, patients with hypophosphatemia, Alzheimer's disease, glucose-galactose malabsorption, intolerance, or deficiency of lactose, if you are sensitive to salts of magnesium, aluminum or other components "Gustav ".The drug is used with caution in patients with chronic renal failure, as well as in children aged six to twelve years, in people with a body weight less than 50 kg in the elderly.