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Mangistad
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Magnesium is necessary for the proper functioning of over 300 enzymes. magnesium is also necessary for neuromuscular transmission and activity, bone mineralization, and parathyroid hormone function. Pyridoxine is involved in the synthesis of gammaamino butyric acid (GABA) within the central nervous system (CNS) and in the synthesis of hemoglobulin.

Pack size Box of 50 tablets, 100 tablets. Bottle of 50 tablets, 100 tablets
Shelf-life 36 months
Composition Magnesium Lactate, Vitamin B6.
Dosage forms and strengths Enteric coated tablet: Magnesium Lactate 470 mg, Vitamin B6 5 mg.
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PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Indications:

Treatment of severe hypomagnesemia, isolated or associated with other mineral deficiencies. When calcium deficiency is associated, it is recommended to supply magnesium before calcium. Treatment of functional manifestations in anxiety crisis with hyperventilation (spasmophilia).

Dosage:

  • Severe hypomagnesemia: Adults: 6 tablets per day. Children: 2 – 6 tablets per day on age.
  • Spasmophilia: Adults: 4 tablets per day.

Usage:

Mangistad is only administered orally in 2 – 3 divided doses in the morning, afternoon and evening. It should be taken with meals because it may cause diarrhea.

  • Hypersensitivity to any component of drug.
  • Severe renal function impairment (CC below 30 ml/min).
  • Hypermagnesaemia is uncommon after oral magnesium salts except in the presence of renal impairment.
  • Ingestion of magnesium salts may cause gastrointestinal irritation and watery diarrhoea.
  • Long-term use of large doses of pyridoxine is associated with the development of severe peripheral neuropathies.
  • Oral magnesium salts should be used cautiously in patient with renal impairment (may cause high levels of magnesium, reduction of magnesium supplement dosage may be necessary).
  • When used in pregnant women, fetal heart rate should be monitored and use within 2 hours of delivery should be avoided. It considers the use of magnesium and pyridoxine to be usually compatible with breast feeding.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to drug before driving or operating machinery.