Producer: RUP of Belmedpreparata Republic of Belarus
Code of automatic telephone exchange: A02AB03
Release form: Liquid dosage forms. Suspension oral.
General characteristics. Structure:
Active ingredient: 90 mg of aluminum phosphate in 1 ml of suspension.
Pharmacodynamics. Gefal — not soaking up antacid which effective agent is aluminum phosphate gel. Drug possesses the kislotoneytralizuyushchy, adsorbing and enveloping action. Quickly reduces intracavitary acidity of a gastric juice to physiological PH values. Throughout a long time supports the normal level of acidity in a stomach, without violating digestion conditions. Thanks to the developed surface of parts of gel has ability to connect and bring toxic substances out of a stomach. On a mucous membrane of digestive tract forms the protective film promoting recovery of cells mucous and to healing of ulcers.
In medical practice it is used in the form of viscous suspension of white color, ready to the use, sweetish taste, with a smell of aromatic additive.
Pharmacokinetics. At medicine reception inside aluminum phosphate practically does not come to a system blood stream. It is brought out of an organism with excrements.
Indications to use:
Gefal is applied at treatment of a peptic ulcer of a stomach and duodenum, a gastroesophageal reflux disease, erosive gastritises; as symptomatic cure for dyspepsia, an eructation and heartburn, and also preventively for the prevention of damage of a mucous membrane at treatment by the drugs having ulcerogenic properties.
Route of administration and doses:
To stir up bottle contents before the use. The adult to accept inside 1 — 3 tablespoon, children are from 7 to 15 years old — on 1 — 3 teaspoons each 3 — 6 hours in 40 — 60 minutes after food and for the night.
Features of use:
Antibiotics of tetracycline group, iron preparations, cardiac glycosides and some other medicines should be accepted not earlier than in 2 hours after Gefal's reception. One teaspoon of drug contains 0,3 g of sugar, the dining room — 0,9 g of sugar.
At reception in high doses and at prolonged use drug can cause a lock.
Interaction with other medicines:
Reduces absorption of furosemide, tetracyclines, digoxin, an isoniazid, indometacin, ranitidine.
Symptoms: decrease in motility of intestines.
Treatment: purpose of purgatives.
In the dry place at a temperature not above 25 °C. After opening to store a bottle at a temperature not above 5 °C within no more than 1 month.
Suspension for intake in bottles on 230 g.