Pancreatin, instructions for indications, dosing, side effects and contraindications

"Pancreatin," the instruction indicates, is released in the form of tablets. The active substance of the drug is a combination of enzymes of the digestive system: amylase (> 4620 ED), lipase (> 3850 units), protease.

Pancreatin has a proteolytic, amylolytic and lipolytic effect. The tablet dissolves in the small intestine, from the destructive effects of gastric juice, the enzymes are protected by a special coating. The drug is designed to restore the process of digestion of food, eliminates the feeling of heaviness in the stomach, a feeling of overeating, flatulence. When excessive accumulation of gases in the digestive tract in patients there is a shortage of air or shortness of breath. "Pancreatin," the instruction indicates, treats these symptoms and diarrhea.
The beneficial effect of the drug is on the digestive process in children. During the use of tablets, stimulation of the production of enzymes by the pancreas, stomach and small intestine occurs, while secretion of bile increases.

"Pancreatin", indications for use

The drug is prescribed:
With a chronic form of inflammatory-dystrophic diseases of the digestive organs;
At a condition after a resection, procedures of irradiation;
With flatulence, diarrhea of non-infectious origin;
With cystic fibrosis;
To improve the digestive process in people with normal bowel function in case of overeating, unbalanced diets, irregular meals;
With pathological disorders of the masticatory function, resulting from tooth damage;
With a sedentary lifestyle;
With prolonged immobilization.
The doctor can prescribe "Pancreatin" during the preparation for X-ray examination, for ultrasound examination of organs located in the abdominal cavity. The components included in the preparation help the assimilation of antibiotics, PASK, sulfonamides.

"Pancreatin", how to take

The drug is administered during or after a meal. 1 tablet "Pancreatin", covered with enteric-coated shell, must be swallowed, not liquid. Procedure: 3 times a day. If necessary, the daily dose can be increased by the attending physician in half. The course of treatment depends on the degree of damage to the digestive organs, can last from several weeks to months, and in some cases as substitution therapy to several years.

When appointing pancreatin before x-rays or ultrasound take tablets several times a day for 2 pieces for 2 or 3 days before the procedure.

"Pancreatin", instruction on side effect

In single cases, an allergic reaction to one of the components of the drug manifests itself, which is manifested by reddening of the skin, sneezing, tearing. There may be attacks of diarrhea, nausea, intestinal colic, signs of hyperuricemia, hyperuricosuria.
Children were observed after taking a large dose of perianal irritation, irritation in the mouth.

"Pancreatin", instruction on contraindications

You can not prescribe the drug:
With increased sensitivity to one of the components;
In the acute form of pancreatitis, during the exacerbation of the chronic form of pancreatitis;
With hepatitis and liver failure, hepatic coma, pre-coma;
With empyema of the gallbladder, cholelithiasis, mechanical jaundice, intestinal obstruction;
At pregnancy, feeding by a breast.
Increased caution and constant monitoring of the doctor requires the appointment of pancreatin in cystic fibrosis, pregnancy; Children under the age of three.

In case of an overdose, there are signs of hyperuricemia and hyperuricuria, the symptoms disappear after the drug is discontinued.

Interaction of "Pancreatin" with other medicines

Reduces the level of assimilation of iron
Increases the level of absorption by the body of PASK, antibiotics, sulfonamides.
The action of "Pancreatin" is enhanced by cimetidine.
Action "Pancreatin" weaken drugs that release magnesium ions, calcium.

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