A goiter can occur even in a newborn baby due to malnutrition of the mother or infectious disease. Artificial feeding, and later breastfeeding, atopic dermatitis or inadequate dietary habits of the mother during pregnancy can also trigger this condition. Indirect signs of this disease are disorders of stool, frequent regurgitation, and weight loss of the baby. To confirm the diagnosis the doctor is likely to prescribe stool cultures, which will help to reveal the deficiency of beneficial bacteria. In the case of confirmation of diagnosis, pediatricians often prescribe Linex. To treat an infant you should sprinkle contents of capsule onto a spoon, dissolve the powder in breast milk or water and give this mixture to the baby. For one course of treatment you will need two packages of the drug, as persistent therapeutic effect is possible only with a ten-day therapy taken three capsules per day.
Preschool children are often exposed to intestinal infection. The reason for that habit is to drag everything into the mouth and cohesive children's groups in which infection spreads rapidly. In the complex therapy Linex is assigned one capsule three times per day. To violate the integrity of the shell in this case, you should not take the capsule whole, squeezed small amounts of tea or juice.
Students prone to dysbiosis due to irregular and sometimes unhealthy eating habits. Products containing preservatives and dyes adversely affect the gastrointestinal tract. At the onset of symptoms of the disease, the doctor is likely to recommend the admission of Linexand two capsules three times a day.
During antibiotic therapy Linex is used from the first day of treatment. It helps to keep the intestines from the negative effects of antibiotics. Taken by the doctor in the age dosage. Usually, infant and pre-school age are assigned to one capsule, and students.