Medication Description: Simaldrate
Tris [Metasilicate] dioxodialuminate magnesium (1: 2) hydrate.
Synonyms: Gelusil, Gelusil, Gelusil.
It has an adsorbent, enveloping, antacid and cytoprotective effect. The antacid effect is manifested 7-30 minutes after administration and lasts 2-4 hours.
Assign with gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer, gastritis, chronic pancreatitis, cholecystitis, dyspepsia, etc.
Is taken orally (1-2 hours after a meal) in 2 teaspoons of suspension, 1 tablet (chewing) or 1 sachet of powder (soluble in cup of water) 3-6 times a day.
Possible side effects: constipation, flatulence, allergic reactions.
Contraindicated in severe renal failure.
Reduces the absorption of tetracyclines, iron preparations, anaprilina (propranolol).
Method of production: tablets of 0.5 g (N. 10, 40); powder for oral administration in bags of 6.5 g; 17.2% suspension in 12 ml bags (N. 20).