Magnikor - complete instructions for use
Jul 04, 2018
Magnikor belongs to the group of combined preparations, its main active substances are acetylsalicylic acid and magnesium hydroxide.The auxiliary substances that make up Magnikor include corn and potato starch, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate and a special mixture that provides coverage.Table of contents: Pharmacological form and action of Magnikor When Magnikor is prescribed and to whom it is contraindicated Magnikor Dosage How Magnikor interacts with other medicines Analogues
Pharmacological form and action of Magnetor
The drug under consideration is in the form of coated tablets.Since one of the active components of it is acetylsalicylic acid, it is not difficult to guess that the main actions of Magnikor will be lowering body temperature, stopping the inflammatory process, and an easy analgesic.Magnesium, in turn, is able to have a sedative effect, normalizing the work of the central and peripheral nervous system.
Note: acetylsalicylic acid has an irritant effect on the gastric mucosa, but in the drug under consideration this negative effect is leveled just by magnesium hydroxide.
After Magnikor is taken, it begins to be absorbed already in the organs of the gastrointestinal tract.It was noted that Magnikor is poorly absorbed in those people who suffer from migraines.Acetylsalicylic acid is excreted from the body with urine, but magnesium can in some cases be excreted with feces.
When Magnikor is prescribed and to whom it is contraindicated
This drug is recommended for use in people who have been diagnosed with unstable angina, acute myocardial infarction, and other chronic or acute cardiac disorders. If the patient has a history of thrombi, then to prevent their re-education doctors appoint Magnikor.
If a person has obesity or diabetes mellitus, then the presented medication will be needed to support the work of the cardiovascular system.It would be superfluous and the course reception Magnikora patients cardiac units with a history of myocardial infarction, especially often such appointments make patients over the age of 55 years.
The drug in question is never assigned to patients who have a history of:
- gastric ulcer / duodenal ulcer, which is in an acute stage;
- conditions that are accompanied by a tendency to bleeding - for example, thrombocytopenia, diagnosed with a blood test;
- heart failure, occurring in acute form;
- kidney and liver pathology occurring in severe form - for example, kidney and / or liver failure;
- is a history of allergy to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
In addition, Magnikor is not prescribed during pregnancy - in the first trimester this drug is generally under strict prohibition, but later on the expediency of the appointment of Magnikora is determined by the doctor .Do not apply this tool and in pediatric practice.
Dosage of Magnetore
Appointments for the drug under consideration are made in a strictly individual order, but there are general recommendations:
- for ischemic heart disease of acute or chronic course at the beginning of treatment appoint 150 mg Magnore per day, and then(When the acute phase of the pathology has passed) - 75 mg per day as maintenance therapy;
- for unstable angina and myocardial infarction daily dose ranges from 150-450 mg of the drug;
- if necessary to prevent the re-formation of thrombi, 150 mg Magnikora per day at the beginning of the course of therapy, then, as support, 75 mg;
- as a preventive therapy for a high risk of developing heart disease 75 mg of the drug is prescribed per day.
Magnikor is recommended to appoint patients with the appearance of the first symptoms of acute cardiac disorders, but without prior consultation with a specialist, this should not be done.It is important to receive such consultations also because the drug in question often provokes the appearance of side effects. These include:
- anemia - usually occurs only with prolonged use of Magnikor;
- a headache of a non-intensive nature, intermittent sleep disorders, mild ringing and tinnitus;
- if the patient has a history of bronchial asthma, then against the background of receiving Magnikora, bronchospasm may occur;Heartburn and reflux( throwing stomach contents into the intestines), nausea / vomiting, bowel disorder( diarrhea);
- urticaria, eczema - allergic reactions.
It is equally important to get the exact instructions from the attending physician about the daily dosage and the duration of the medication taken.If the patient takes Magnikor for a long time in increased doses( more than 150 mg per day), chronic poisoning can develop, the signs of which are high sweating, persistent nausea, vomiting, coordination disorder, severe noise / ringing in the ears, intense pain in the frontalAnd the occipital part of the head, confusion.If the poisoning takes place in severe form, then among the most pronounced symptoms can be identified hyperventilation of the lungs, high body temperature, problems in the work of the central nervous system, to whom.
Note: if the patient has signs of an overdose of Magnikor, you should immediately rinse his stomach and give him a drink of activated charcoal, call medical workers and take no more action.
How Magnorcore interacts with other medications
People who take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can not routinely be prescribed the drug in question, as this can trigger the development of gastrointestinal bleeding.For the same reason, it is necessary with great care to prescribe the drug to elderly people.Magnikor inhibits the action of ACE and spironolactone, but enhances the effect of anticoagulants.
Worsens absorbability of Magnikora and antacids.
Magnikor does not affect the operation of the central nervous system, so it can be used by people whose professional activities are related to vehicle management and complex mechanisms.
Analogues of Magnetor
The most popular analogue is the drug "Cardiomagnum", which is available in standard dosage and in the form of "Forte."Another analogue is the drug "Cardiomagnol", which contains 75 mg of aspirin and 15.2 mg of magnesium hydroxide.
Magnikor is a rather popular medicinal product, which is prescribed for both therapeutic and preventive purposes.But the independent appointment of this remedy and especially its uncontrolled reception can lead to serious consequences.Medicine knows cases when acute overdose of Magnikor led to irreversible complete deafness, although this is an exception.
Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapeutist of the highest qualification category