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The composition of the drug

active ingredients: 1 tablet contains bismuth basic nitrate - 350 mg, magnesium carbonate - 400 mg, sodium bicarbonate - 200 mg, buckthorn bark powder (Frangula alnus Mill.) - 25 mg, calamus rhizome powder (Acorus calamus L.) - 25 mg, Kelin - 5 mg, routine - 5 mg

excipients: potato starch, talc, stearic acid.

Dosage form

Tablets.

Round-shaped tablets with a flat surface with beveled edges and a notch, from light brown to brown with a splash.

Name and location of manufacturer

AGROFARM Limited Liability Company.

Ukraine, 08200, Kiev region, city. Irpin, st. Central, 113-A.

Pharmacological group

Means for the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastroesophageal reflux disease. PBX code A02B X.

Vicalin is a combined drug whose action is due to the properties of the components that make up its composition. Bismuth nitrate creates a protective film on the surface of the gastric mucosa, has anti-inflammatory, astringent and reparative effects. Magnesium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate reduce acidity, reduce the activity of pepsin. Buckthorn bark has a laxative, calamus and Kelin are antispasmodic, and rutin has a mild anti-inflammatory effect.

Indications

As part of the complex therapy of peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum, functional dyspepsia, hyperacid gastritis.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to the drug
  • severe renal impairment
  • gastritis with decreased secretory function of the stomach;
  • chronic inflammatory processes of the intestines and gall bladder;
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • acute febrile conditions.
  • special warnings

Within 30 minutes before and after taking the drug, you must refrain from drinking drinks, solid foods, milk.

Feces during treatment are dark green or black. Pigmentation of the tongue is possible.

During treatment should not drink alcohol. It is necessary to control renal function and the concentration of bismuth in the blood and urine.

Long-term use can lead to an increase in serum magnesium levels, especially in the presence of renal failure.

The drug is recommended to be taken 2:00 before or after the use of other drugs.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

Vicalin should not be used during pregnancy, since there are no studies of the safety of the drug during this period.

If the drug is used, breast-feeding should be discontinued.

The ability to influence the reaction rate when driving vehicles or other mechanisms

There is no data on the effect of Vicalin on the ability to drive vehicles or other mechanisms. However, a similar exposure to vicalin is unlikely.

children

There is no experience with children.

Dosage and administration.

Adults Vicalin take 1-2 tablets orally 3 times a day 1-1.5 hours after a meal, drinking 50-100 ml of warm water (previously the tablets should be crushed).

The course of treatment is determined by the doctor depending on the nature and severity of the disease.

Overdose

Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, the development of methemoglobinemia, alkalosis, swelling of the eyelids, gums; possible hypermagnesemia, hypernatremia and muscle weakness, increased side effects.

The treatment is symptomatic.

side effects

From the digestive tract: increased stool, which stops when the dose is reduced, nausea, vomiting, pigmentation of the tongue.

From the side of the central nervous system: headache.

On the part of the blood system and lymphatic system: hemoglobinemia.

Common disorders: swelling of the gums and eyelids.

Other: allergic reactions (including rash, Quincke edema).

Interaction with other drugs and other types of interactions.

The drug neutralizes acids, changes the activity of pancreatin and the absorption of cyanocobalamin, reduces the absorption of tetracycline, coumarin derivatives.

During treatment, Vicalin should not take preparations containing bismuth, to prevent the risk of an increase in the content of bismuth in the blood.

Vicalin should not be used simultaneously with alkaloids, glycosides, enzyme preparations and antibiotics. The time interval between doses of the drug should be at least 2:00.

When combined with lithium preparations, lithium excretion increases, which leads to a decrease in the plasma level and a decrease in the therapeutic response.

Perhaps a decrease in the absorption of other drugs that are used with vicalin.

Shelf life

5 years.

Do not use the drug after the expiration date indicated on the package.

Storage conditions

Store in a dry, dark place at a temperature of no higher than 25 0 C.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Packaging

10 tablets in a blister, 10 tablets in a blister, 5 blisters in a pack.

Holiday Terms

Over the counter.

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