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Altacet (aluminum (aluminum acetate acetate) + boric acid) - tablets

The name of the preparation Character; dose; package Manufacturer Price 100% Price after refund In which pharmacy?
Altacet tablets; 1 tabl contains: 1 g of aluminum acetate; 6 tables Sandoz 8.20 Check

Note: reimbursed drug prices are in line with the regulations in force from July 1, 2018.

The preparation contains the substance:aluminum (aluminum acetate) with boric acid

The drug is available without a prescription

What is Altacet?

A drug with astringent, anti-swelling, local pain relief.

What does Altacet contain and how does it work?

The active substance of the preparation is aluminum acetate, which has astringent effect, reduces swelling of tissues and reduces pain within the focus of inflammation. When applied to the skin, aluminum acetate alkanate denatures the proteins within the infiltrating and inflammatory skin changes, leading to a reduction of exudate and inflammation.

When to use Altacet?

The product is indicated for topical application to the skin in swellings after tissue and joint contusions.

When not to use this preparation?

Unfortunately, even if there are indications to use the preparation, it can not always be used. You can not use the product if you are allergic (you are hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients.
Do not use the preparation:
orally
for open, extensive, oozing wounds
on the affected skin
the long-term.
Application in children under the age of 3 is contraindicated.

Take special care with Altacet?

Certain diseases and other circumstances may constitute a contraindication to use or indication to change the dosage of the preparation. Do not use this preparation for more than 3-5 days. If you experience signs of irritation or skin changes, stop using the product and contact your doctor. Do not use it for eyes or mucous membranes (in the event of accidental contact with these places, wash them thoroughly with water).
Does this preparation affect the ability to drive vehicles?
There are no studies on the effect of the preparation on the ability to drive and use machines / machines. Be careful.

Dosage of Altacet

The preparation is intended only for the preparation of a solution for use on the skin.
One tablet should be dissolved in 50 ml (about 1 cup) of warm, boiled water. The solution prepared in this way is used for compresses, compresses and dressings.
They should be changed every few hours to prevent them from drying out. A fresh solution should be prepared before each use. Unused solution
it should be poured out.
In children from 3-6 years of age, one compress per day can be used.

Can I use Altacet during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

During pregnancy, do not use any medicine without consulting your doctor!
It is very important that before using any medicine during pregnancy or breastfeeding, consult a physician and explain beyond any doubt the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of the drug. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, please inform the doctor prescribing the prescription for this medicine.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding, this preparation can only be used after consultation with a physician and only if absolutely necessary.
Breastfeeding women should not use the breast compress product, as it may cause harm to the infant's body.

Can I use other preparations in parallel?

There are no known interactions of the preparation with other drugs.

What side effects can occur?

Like all medicines, Altacet can also cause side effects, although it will not occur in all patients who use this medicine. Remember that the expected benefits of using the drug are usually greater than the damage resulting from the occurrence of side effects.
Local skin reactions may occur. When used on large areas of the skin or long-term use, skin maceration may occur.