Medication

Rutacid

Structure

In 1 tablet hydrotalcite500 mg

Mannitol, carboxymethyl starch sodium, talc, sodium saccharinate, flavoring, magnesium stearate - as excipients.

Release form

500 mg chewable tablets.

Pharmachologic effect

Antacid.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Pharmacodynamics

What is rutacid from? The drug provides long-term neutralization of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, maintains a pH close to normal. Reduces pepsin activity, has a gastroprotective effect and binds bile acids. Improves healing of erosion and ulcers of the mucous membrane.

Hydrotalcite, the active substance of Rutacid, has a low content aluminumand magnesiumand high buffer capacity.

Pharmacokinetics

In recommended doses, it is practically not absorbed in the digestive tract. The release of aluminum and magnesium ions occurs gradually, therefore, the risk of their absorption and the occurrence of a systemic effect is low. Hydrotalcite is not metabolized. After administration, the content of aluminum ions turns into aluminum chloride, which is absorbed in a small amount, and then excreted in the urine. Penetration into the bone and nerve tissue does not occur.

Unabsorbed part hydrotalcidein the intestine turns into insoluble phosphates, carbonates and excreted in the feces. Changes in blood concentrations of calcium, phosphorus, aluminum and magnesium are not observed. Under normal kidney function, aluminum does not accumulate.

Indications Rutacid

  • gastroesophageal reflux;
  • reflux esophagitis;
  • gastritis, duodenitis;
  • peptic ulcer;
  • peptic ulcer;
  • hyperacidity of gastric juice.

Indications for use also include the appointment of the drug for discomfort and pain in the stomach, heartburnand belching with acidic contents that occur periodically with errors in nutrition.

Contraindications

Rutacid is contraindicated in:

  • hypersensitivity to the drug;
  • under the age of 6 years;
  • hypophosphatemia;
  • chronic renal failure.

Side effects

Occur rarely, are diarrhea, constipationburping and allergic reactions.

Rutacid, instructions for use (Method and dosage)

It is taken orally, the tablet must be carefully chewed and swallowed.

Adults and children from 12 years old take 1-2 tablets after meals after 1 hour, up to 4 times a day. Treatment lasts 4 weeks.

Children from 6 to 12 years old are prescribed 1 tablet 2 times a day. For children under 6 years of age, the drug is contraindicated.

Instructions for use Rutacid contains a warning that with chronic renal failure the drug is prescribed with caution. The interval between taking the drug and other drugs should be 1-2 hours. Mannitolmay cause diarrhea.

Overdose

No cases of overdose have been reported.

Interaction

Rutacid reduces absorption quinolones, tetracyclinedrugs gland, oral anticoagulants. Taking medications and Rutacid must be timed.

It is not recommended to take the drug with acid-containing drinks.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

At a temperature of no more than 300 C.

Shelf life

5 years.

Analogs

Matches for ATX Level 4 code:MaaloxAlmagel

Hydrotalcite, Talcide, Tisacid, Gastal.

Reviews about Rutacid

Rutacid neutralizes hydrochloric acid, has an astringent and adsorbing effect. Many patients take this medication "on demand" for heartburn, belching "sour" and as a treatment uncomplicated YAB.

Some patients have been prescribed this drug with pancreatitisin order to reduce the stimulating effect of hydrochloric acid on the pancreas. In this case, it is taken 3-4 weeks.

Reviews of Rutacid come down to the fact that it quickly eliminates pain and heartburn. All note its long-term effect (2.5 hours), unlike absorbed antacids. Almagel, Foasphalugel.

After withdrawal, there is no recoil syndrome (acidity increase).

"Eliminates heartburn instantly! To taste - a cure"

"Quick help for heartburn! Economical, and I did not cause side effects"

The drug is well tolerated, and practically does not cause adverse reactions. Visitors to sites in the reviews note the occurrence of constipation.

Rutacid price, where to buy

You can buy this drug in Moscow in many pharmacies. The price of Rutacid in tablets of 500 mg No. 20 from 99 rubles. up to 152 rub.

  • Online Pharmacies in Russia

ZdravCity

  • Rutacid tab. chew. 500mg n60AO KRKA, dd, Novo mesto416 rub.order
  • Rutacid tab. chew. 500mg n20AO KRKA, dd, Novo mesto175 rub.order

Pharmacy Dialog

  • Rutacid (tab. Chew. 500mg No. 20) 144 rub.
  • Rutacid (tab. Chew. 500mg No. 60) 330 rub.order

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