The medicine is used to prevent complications related to magnesium and/or vitamin B6 deficiency and to supplement the identified deficiencies. In the conditions of chronic physical and mental fatigue, nervous hyperactivity, in stressful situations, depression, sleep disorders, muscle pain, heart arrhythmia, in the prevention of atherosclerosis and heart attacks, in the treatment of osteoporosis.
Warnings and precautions
- when using oral tetracycline preparations, a three-hour interval should be maintained between administration of the antibiotic and application of LAKTOMAG B6 due to reduced absorption of tetracycline from the gastrointestinal tract,
- if you have cardiac and renal dysfunctions.
LAKTOMAG B6 and other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist about all the medicines you are currently or have recently taken, as well as those that you plan to use.
Taking LAKTOMAG B6 with food, drink and alcohol:
- do not use the product on an empty stomach as it may cause diarrhoea,
- protein products facilitate the absorption of magnesium,
- the tablets should be taken with plenty of water.
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and effects on fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving vehicles and operating machinery
The medicine does not impair the ability to drive vehicles and operate machinery.
LAKTOMAG B6 contains aspartame – a source of phenylalanine. It may be harmful to patients with phenylketonuria.
LAKTOMAG B6 is a mineral medicine administered orally. It contains magnesium in the form of readily available organic salt (magnesium hydrogen aspartate – 1000 mg, 70 mg Mg2+ ions) with added vitamin B6 (5 mg), which increases the bioavailability of magnesium and reduces its excretion in urine. The medicine is used to prevent complications related to magnesium and/or vitamin B6 deficiency and to supplement the identified deficiencies. In the conditions of chronic physical and mental fatigue, nervous hyperactivity, in stressful situations, depression, sleep disorders, muscle pain, heart arrhythmia, in the prevention of atherosclerosis and heart attacks, in the treatment of osteoporosis.
The preparation helps to supplement magnesium in the case of its deficiency. In this way, this medicine supports the functioning of the body, primarily the cardiovascular and nervous systems. It prevents painful muscular contractions at night, sleep disorders and irritability. In addition, it improves the performance of grey cells by enhancing cognitive processes.
Like all medicines, LAKTOMAG B6 can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Very rare side effects include gastrointestinal disorders, nausea, vomiting, loose stool or reddening of the skin.
Prolonged systematic use of pyridoxine at a dose of 50 mg/day may lead to peripheral sensory neuropathy, while daily doses above 200 mg may lead to folic acid deficiency, respiratory disorders and various dermatoses.
If you take more LAKTOMAG B6 than you should
If you take the medicine for a long time at doses exceeding those recommended, you may experience symptoms described in the side effects section, blood pressure drop and muscle weakness.
If you forget to take LAKTOMAG B6
Continue using the medicine without increasing the next dose.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
When you stop taking LAKTOMAG B6
If you have any further questions about the use of this medicine, consult your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.