Alginatol - hemostatic drug for topical application. Also has anti-inflammatory and reparative action.
Release form and composition
Alginatol produced in the form of suppositories for rectal administration. Candles drug in light gray, may be the appearance of plaque on the surface. Suppositories are available in blisters of 5 pieces, in box 2 of the package.
1 suppository contains 0, 25 g of sodium alginate, and the base (Witepsol) to 1, 28, the active drug substance - sodium alginate - is a natural polysaccharide which is obtained in the processing of brown algae. This component has a hemostatic (stops bleeding) and anti-inflammatory effect and is reparants and Regenerants (restores the mucous membrane after injury).
According to the instructions, Alginatol shown in the following diseases:
- Chronic hemorrhoids with bleeding;
- Cracks anal canal in children (recommended for use in the process of epithelialization).
Effective use Alginatola in the early postoperative period after surgery on the rectum.
The data on the favorable effects of candles in acute intestinal infections (enteritis, enterocolitis) among children.
The drug can be used as a part of complex treatment and as monotherapy.
According to the instructions, Alginatol contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the drug.
Dosage and Administration
Candles are used for rectal administration. Suppository using scissors released from the packaging and shallow contour is introduced into the rectum. Desirably, the patient prior to administration occurred spontaneous bowel movements, or enema was performed.
According to the instructions, Alginatol typically administered at a dose of 2-3 candles per day.
The pediatric dosage is chosen by age:
- Children under 1 year old - 1 suppository per day;
- Children from 1 to 4 years - 1 suppository 2 times a day;
- Children older than 4 years - 1 suppository 2-3 times a day.
The duration of the course of treatment is 7-14 days depending on the severity of the disease.
The drug was well tolerated and rarely causes side effects. In some cases, the use of Alginatola can provoke allergic reactions.
Perhaps Alginatola use during pregnancy and breastfeeding may be needed.
On the interaction of the drug with other drugs no information.
The most common analogue Alginatola are Natalsid candles.
Terms and conditions of storage
Suppositories should be stored at a temperature no higher than 25 ° C in a dry, dark place.
Shelf life - 3 years.