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Альгинатол свечиAlginatol – haemo static drug for topical administration. Possesses also antiinflammatory and reparative action.

Form of release and structure

Alginatol is issued in the form of suppositories for rectal use. Candles of drug of light gray color, emergence of a plaque on a surface is allowed. Suppositories are produced in a blister strip packaging on 5 pieces, in a box 2 packagings.

1 candle contains 0,25 g of sodium of alginate and a basis (витепсол) to 1,28 g. Active agent of drug – sodium alginate – is natural polysaccharide which turns out when processing brown algas. This component possesses haemo static (stops bleedings) and antiinflammatory effect, and also is a reparant and a regenerant (recovers a mucous membrane after damage).

Indications to use

According to the instruction, Alginatol is shown at the following diseases:

  • Proctosigmoiditis;
  • Colitis;
  • Chronic hemorrhoids with bleedings;
  • Cracks of the proctal channel at children (it is recommended for use in an epithelization stage).

Alginatol's use and in the early postoperative period after surgical interventions on a rectum is effective.

Data on favorable action of candles at acute intestinal infections (enterita, coloenterites) at children are obtained.

Drug can be used both as a part of complex treatment, and in the form of monotherapy.


According to the instruction, Alginatol is contraindicated at hypersensitivity to drug components.

Route of administration and dosage

Candles are intended for rectal administration. Suppository by means of scissors is exempted from planimetric packaging and superficially entered into a rectum. It is desirable that before introduction the patient had a spontaneous bowel emptying, or the cleansing enema was executed.

According to the instruction, Alginatol usually enter in a dose 2-3 candles a day.

In pediatric practice the dosage is selected on age:

  • Children till 1 year – 1 suppository a day;
  • Children from 1 to 4 years – 1 suppository 2 times a day;
  • Children are more senior than 4 years – 1 suppository 2-3 times a day.

Duration of a course of treatment drug makes 7-14 days depending on disease severity.

Side effects

Drug is well transferred and seldom causes side reactions. In certain cases Alginatol's use can provoke allergic reactions.

Special instructions

Alginatol's use during pregnancy and feeding by a breast according to indications is possible.

About interaction of drug with other medicines there are no data.


The most widespread analog of Alginatol are candles Natalsid.

Terms and storage conditions

Suppositories should be stored at a temperature not above 25 °C in the dry, protected from light place.

Period of validity – 3 years.

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