Béres Magnesium + B6 film-coated tablet

Why do we recommend this preparation?
Owing to its composition, 1 tablet a day is enough to prevent and treat magnesium deficiency.

 

Reasons for magnesium deficiency can be:

  • intense physical activity,
  • increased need during pregnancy and breast-feeding
  • insufficient diets, diets lacking in vitamins (special diets, slimming diets,
  • digestive, absorption disorders (bowel diseases),
  • increased loss of magnesium (diarrhoea, burn injuries, taking particular diuretics)
  • particular medications (particular antibiotics, immunosupressive medicines, chemotherapy medicines)

Symptoms of magnesium deficiency can be:

  • neurological symptoms (concentration impairment)
  • muscle tremours and muscle cramps (e.g.: leg cramps at night)

 

Pack size:
30, 60 and 90 film-coated tablets
 

Dosing:
The recommended daily dose for adults is 1 film-coated tablet.
 

For children:

  • 1/2 film-coated tablet per day at the age of 4-10
  • 1 film-coated tablet above the age of 11

Quantities of active substances per film-coated tablet

 

Name of active substance Active substance content
Magnesium 250 mg
Vitamin B6 1,6 mg
 

 

Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablet

 

magnesium oxide, magnesium citrate, pyridoxine hydrochloride

 

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains important information for you.

This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to use it carefully to get the best results from it.

  • Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
  • Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
  • You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better of if you feel worse after three days.
  • If any of the side effects get severe talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.

 

In this leaflet:

  1. What Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablet is and what it is used for
  2. What you need to know before you take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets
  3. How to take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets
  4. Possible side effects
  5. How to store Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets
  6. Further information

 

 

1.       what Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablet is and what it is used for

 

This preparation is a combination of magnesium and vitamin B6.

Reasons for magnesium deficiency can be:

  • intense physical activity,
  • increased need during pregnancy and breast-feeding
  • insufficient diets, diets lacking in vitamins (special diets, slimming diets,,
  • digestive, absorption disorders (bowel diseases),
  • increased loss of magnesium (diarrhoea, burn injuries, taking particular diuretics)
  • particular medications (particular antibiotics, immunosupressive medicines, chemotherapy medicines)

Symptoms for magnesium deficiency can be:

  • neurological symptoms (concentration impairment)
  • muscle tremours and muscle cramps (e.g.: leg cramps at night)

 

To prevent an treat magnesium deficiency.

 

 

2.       What you need to know before you take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets

 

Do not take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets if

  • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the active substances or other ingredients of Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets
  • you have severe renal insufficiency. 

 

Take special care with Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets if

  • you have high blood pressure, coronary diseases or particular kinds of cardiac arrhytmia, talk to your doctor before taking Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6.

 

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken any other medicines including non-prescription preparations.

It can be co-administered with medicines containing levodopa (medicine used to treat Parkinson’s disease) under medical supervision only.

Particular medicines, e.g. tetracyclines (antibiotics), calcium and iron preparations, bisphosphonates  (medicines used to treat osteoporosis) inhibit its absorption, so at least 3 hours should pass between taking these medicines and Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6.  

Magnesium may interact with other medicines too (particular diuretics and heart medicines), talk to your doctor before taking Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6.

 

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicines.

During pregnancy and breast-feeding you can take the dose recommended for adults (1 film-coated tablet per day). Other medicines containing magnesium can be taken only if your doctor recommends so.

 

Driving and using machines

It does not affect the ability to drive and operate machinery when taken in the recommended dose.

 

 

3.       How to take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablet

 

Always take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets as the doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose is:

 

Adults 1 film-coated tablet per day.

Children:

4-10 years 1/2 film-coated tablet per day.

Above 11 years 1 film-coated tablet per day.

 

Take the film-coated tablet whole at the end of a meal with at least half a decilitre of liquid (e.g. water, tea, fruit juice, etc.). You can break the tablet if you have difficulty swallowing it whole.

Take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets as long as the state justifying its administration persists. In case of a disease, take it as long as your doctor tells you to do so.

 

If you take more Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets than you should

Side effects may arise only when doses several times higher than the recommended daily dose are taken for a long period of time.

Symptoms of a possible overdose: weakness, nausea, vomiting, low heart rate (bradycardia), decreased reflexes (hyporeflexia), abnormal physical sensations (paraesthesias), or even reduced level of consciousness in a severe case. As an antibody, i.v. 100-200 mg calcium can be administered by injection lasting 5-10 minutes, and dialysis may also be applied.

 

If you forget to take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets

Do not take a double dose the next time to make up for the missed film-coated tablet.

 

If you stop taking Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets

In general, no harmful effects develop when stopping the treatment.

 

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

 

4.       Possible side effects

 

Like all medicines, Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

 

Gastrointestinal diseases and symptoms

Diarrhoea and abdominal pain may occur in rare cases when higher than recommended doses are taken. Stop taking the medicine in this case. 

 

If any of the side effects get severe talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.

 

 

5.       how to store Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets

 

Store at or below 25 °C.

 

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

 

Do not take Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets after the expiry date printed on the packaging  (Felhasználható:). The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

 

Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment..

 

 

6.       Further information

 

What Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablets contain

  • Active substances: each film-coated tablet contains 1.6 mg pyridoxine (in the form of 1.9448 mg pyridoxine hydrochloride) and 250 mg magnesium (in the form of 352.92 mg heavy magnesium oxide, 463.93 mg magnesium citrate).

 

  • Other ingredients: magnesium stearate, crospovidone, anhydrous calcium hydrogen phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose.

Coating  (AquaPolish pink 048.15): hypromellose (E464), polydextrose (E1200), talc (E 553b), glycerin, titanium dioxide (E 171), yellow iron oxide (E172), red iron oxide (E172), black iron oxide (E172).

 

What Béres Magnesium 250 mg + B6 film-coated tablet looks like and the contents of the pack

Beige, oblong film-coated tablets scored on both sides. The tablet can be divided to equal doses.

30, 60 and 90 film-coated tablets in a white HDPE container, sealed with an aluminium/polyethylene foil and closed with a white polypropylene screw cap. 1 container in a box.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

 

Marketing authorisation holder

Béres Gyógyszergyár Zrt.

1037 Budapest

Mikoviny u. 2-4.

Tel: +36-1-430-5500

Fax: +36-1-250-7251

E-mail: info@beres.hu

 

Manufacturer

Béres Gyógyszergyár Zrt.

5005 Szolnok, Nagysándor József út 39.

 

OGYI-T-10 193/01               (30 film-coated tablets)

OGYI-T-10 193/02               (60 film-coated tablets)

OGYI-T-10 193/03               (90 film-coated tablets)

 

 

This leaflet was approved in: May, 2011.

Registration category:Over-the-counter medicinal preparation

FOR RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS, PLEASE READ THE PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET OR CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR, PHARMACIST!

GOOD TO KNOW – Useful information prior to administration

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Lactose-free - Suitability for lactose intolerant people

Suitability for people with diabetes

Suitability for vegetarians

Suitability for pregnant women and nursing mothersComment: close attention is needed when taken simultaneously with other products containing vitamins, minerals and trace elements to avoid exceeding safe quantities

Suitability for people with high blood pressure



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