Phosphalugel – instructions for use, from whathelps children and adults list of analogues

Phosphalugel is an antacid drug
agent that has an adsorbing and enveloping effect. AT
The role of the active active ingredient is aluminum phosphate.

Designed for symptomatic therapy in adults and children
strictly according to indications. AT инструкции к препарату присутствуют
standard doses of medication, but if necessary, the doctor may
assign an individual dosage.

We will look in detail at how to take Phosphalugel,
dosages for different diseases for adults and children, as well as what
analogues can replace the drug.

Composition and release form


Phosphalugel (Phosphalugel) is an effective remedy.
allowing to relieve symptoms of gastric acidity
juice. The medicine is widely used in gastroenterology for
complex treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

Colloidal aluminum phosphate (gel) has a triple
therapeutic effect, which is achieved through a combination
antacid, enveloping and sorbing effects. Besides,
Phosphalugel has an analgesic effect.

Active substance
  • aluminum phosphate
Composition AT составе препарата содержатся следующие вещества:

  • aluminum phosphateа гель 20%;
  • sorbitol,
  • pectin,
  • potassium sorbate,
  • agar-agar 800,
  • calcium sulfate dihydrate,
  • orange flavor,
  • water.
The form Phosphalugel is available in white gel form.
color, opaque, homogeneous with a pronounced smell and taste
an orange The gel is available in sachets, 16 sachets per
carton box.

pharmachologic effect

Phosphalugel – antacid drug that has
adsorbing, acid-neutralizing and coating effect. is he
reduces pepsin activity. Aluminum phosphate neutralizes excess
hydrochloric acid while maintaining physiological conditions
digestion, and prevents secondary hypersecretion of gastric

Envelops the gastrointestinal mucosa, forming on it, so
Thus, a protective layer that protects against aggressive factors and
contributing to its regeneration.

The drug is safe because it can not
provoke strong alkalization of gastric juice and does not cause
excessive production of hydrochloric acid. A prolonged use
Phosphalugel does not cause phosphorus metabolism disorders.

What helps: the main indications

The drug significantly reduces acidity.
gastric juice, at the same time, helps to normalize the old
the performance of the gastrointestinal tract.

The therapeutic effect after taking Phosphalugel is usually
begins in 10-15 minutes and lasts for 4-6 hours

The main indications for use Phosphalugel:

  • acute or chronic form of gastritis;
  • peptic ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer;
  • erosion of the gastrointestinal mucosa;
  • acute or chronic duodenitis;
  • proctitis;
  • food hole hernia;
  • heartburn;
  • reflux esophagitis;
  • gastroesophagitis;
  • enterocolitis;
  • food poisoning;
  • chronic pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas).

Phosphalugel may be given to children with the following

  • Functional digestive disorders.
  • Poisoning in children.
  • Gastritis.

Phosphalugel can also be used in other conditions and
violations in the gastrointestinal tract, but only on prescription
individually for each patient.

Pancreatic diseases Used in complex therapy in acute and chronic
pancreatitis. This is due to the fact that excess hydrochloric acid
It has a negative effect on the pancreas, causing pain.
Phosphalugel, restoring the acid balance, will relieve pain when
For heartburn The use of phosphalugel will help with the appearance of heartburn.
etiology because in order to eliminate the burning sensation
необходимо понизить кислотность сока в желудке.AT инструкции по
application indicated that Phosphalugel with heartburn not only reduces
acidity, but also forms a protective layer that soothes
mucous membrane
In case of poisoning and vomiting When intoxicated with alcohol, poisoning of different etiologies is good
helps cleanse the body and remove, adsorbing, poisoning
substances will help the sorbent with a mild laxative effect. When vomiting,
which is caused by poisoning, will help calm the digestive tract by
the formation of the enveloping layer on the gastrointestinal mucosa, which will help
stop the urge to vomit.
For heartburn Eating fatty, spicy foods, snacking on the go,
deterioration of food and water quality on trips – the main reasons
stomach disorders and exacerbations of chronic diseases. Can
возникнуть nausea, тяжесть в желудке, понос. This is also an indication
for receiving phosphalugel. In case of overeating, the use of excessive
amounts of alcohol cause indigestion symptoms and
intestine. Phosphalugel reduces their expression, removes

Instructions for use: dosage and rules of administration

Сорбент нужно drink с осторожностью и четко по инструкции, чтобы
the drug did not provoke the suppression of GI motility. Study
instructions before use to know exactly how drink
Phosphalugel is correct.

Rules of application:

  1. You must carefully stretch the contents of the bag between your fingers.
    to obtain a homogeneous gel.
  2. Holding the bag vertically, you need to cut or tear a corner in
    indicated by the dotted line.
  3. Squeeze the gel into the glass through the hole in the bag.

Как принимать Фосфалюгель взрослым?

The drug is intended to receive inside. Before taking
bottle or bag of gel to shake.

  • Adults take 16 g – 40 g, 2 or 3 times a day.

Dosage for different diseases:

  1. With gastroesophageal reflux, diaphragmatic hernia, the reception
    the drug is carried out immediately after a meal and at night;
  2. with gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer – through
    1-2 hours after eating and immediately when pain occurs;
  3. with gastritis, dyspepsia – before meals;
  4. with functional diseases of the colon – in the morning on an empty stomach and
    for the night.
  5. For digestive disorders like heartburn or heaviness
    stomach drug must be taken three times a day for a 16-gram
    bag before meals.
  6. With diarrhea and other disorders of the colon
    Phosphalugel must be taken at night and in the morning on an empty stomach.
    16-gram sachet, pre-stretching it to get
    homogeneous consistency.
  7. If the patient is worried about constipation, then Phosphalugel must be taken.
    in the early morning and before bedtime on a bag of 16 g.

Instructions for children

Применение Фосфалюгеля в зависимости от возраста:

  • Children under the age of 6 months, the drug is prescribed by 1/4
    bag or 1 teaspoon (4 g) after each of 6
  • children over the age of 6 months – 1/2 bag or 2
    teaspoons after each of 4 feedings.

The drug can be taken pure or before taking.
dilute in half a glass of water.


Phosphalugel has absolute and relative contraindications to
application. In the presence of absolute contraindications drug
take prohibited. And if there are relative contraindications
Phosphalugel can be used, but with caution and with
careful control of the human condition.

So, absolute contraindications to the use of phosphalugel
is the presence of the following states:

  • выраженная почечная недостаточность;
  • low concentration of phosphorus in the blood (hypophosphatemia);
  • Alzheimer’s disease;
  • наличие аллергии, повышенной чувствительности или
    individual intolerance to the components of the medicinal

Use during pregnancy and lactation

In the presence of indications the drug Phosphalugel gel can be taken
pregnant women. Aluminum phosphate does not cause anomalies in the fetus
development and does not possess an embryotoxic action even with
use of the drug in early pregnancy.

Phosphalugel can be taken orally nursing mothers, no
no harm to the infant is observed.

Side effects for the body

Side effects of taking this drug
extremely rare, most often in bedridden patients or
elderly patients, in the form of constipation.

The following side effects have been reported:

  • vomiting
  • nausea,
  • constipation
  • change in taste,
  • allergic reactions.

To prevent the development of side effects
use Phosphalugel only as prescribed by a doctor and comply with the regime

With long-term use of phosphalugel in high dosage
possible development:

  • hypocalcemia,
  • hypophosphatemia,
  • hypercalciuria,
  • osteoporosis,
  • osteomalacia
  • hyperaluminemia,
  • nephrocalcinosis,
  • encephalopathy.


Overdose Фосфалюгелем возможна. Main symptom
overdose is constipation that develops due to the fact that
A large number of aluminum ions inhibit intestinal motility. For
treating an overdose is just enough to use laxatives

Interaction with other drugs

Should not be taken earlier than 2 hours after ingestion
Phosphalugel drugs such as cardiac glycosides, drugs
iron and antibiotics of the tetracycline group.

Can уменьшать эффективность отдельных drugs.

Reduces the absorption of the following medicines:

  • Furosemide;
  • Tetracycline;
  • Digoxin;
  • Isoniazid;
  • Indomethacin;
  • Ranitidine.

special instructions

With caution should use the drug for diseases
kidney, cirrhosis of the liver, severe heart failure.

In patients with impaired renal function and elderly patients
age when using Phosphalugel in the recommended doses
possible increase in the concentration of aluminum in the serum.

The drug does not contain sugar, so it can be used in
patients with diabetes.

Shelf life

  1. It is recommended to store the bags with the drug in a refrigerator or
    a cool dark place where no direct sunny falls
    the rays.
  2. Shelf life составляет 2 года со дня даты изготовления, по
    the end of this period, the drug can not be taken orally.

Pharmacy sales terms

Phosphalugel gel is dispensed from pharmacies without a doctor’s prescription.


There are the following analogues of Phosphalugel:

  • Alfogel,
  • Gasterin,
  • Aluminum phosphate,
  • Gefal,
  • Fosfalyuzhel.

Prices in pharmacies

Стоимость в аптеках начинается от 149 и до 359 rubles.

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