Instructions for use "Duphalac"
"Duphalac" stimulates intestinal peristalsis, restores the physiological rhythm of the emptying of the colon, and eliminates constipation. The drug is a prebiotic, it stimulates the growth of beneficial bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, inhibiting the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. This drug is prescribed for functional constipation to soften the stool in the cracks of the anal canal, hemorrhoids, after surgery on the anal canal and the intestine. "Duphalac" is used in the treatment of dysbiosis, when putrefactive dyspepsia (acute food poisoning). The drug is prescribed for the preparation of colon for diagnosis (colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, barium enema).
"Duphalac" taken orally in undiluted form or diluted with water. If the drug is prescribed once a day, it is necessary to drink at the same time. To soften the stool and treat constipation in adults "Duphalac" you need to take in the initial dose is 15-45 ml per day. The daily amount of a drug selected individually. Medicine take one or two doses. The therapeutic effect can occur two to three days after starting this drug. Then move on to supporting dose, which is 15-30 ml of medication. Its amount is adjusted depending on patient response to the drug.
For the preparation of the colon for studies assigned to 100-150 ml of the drug in combination with other methods for cleaning the bowel (cleansing enemas).
Children medication is given in a dose which depends on age: the child from seven to fourteen years 10-15 milliliters, from one year to seven years - 5-10 ml, children up to one year - up to 5 ml per day. Newborns "Duphalac" is used in the treatment of dysbacteriosis and constipation. Start with one ounce a day, then bring the volume to 4-5 ml.
Contraindications, side effects "Duphalac"
"Duphalac" is contraindicated in acute intestinal obstruction, galactosemia identified hypersensitivity to components of drug. The drug should be carefully used in patients with lactose intolerance, hepatic encephalopathy, diabetes mellitus, and intestinal bleeding with an unidentified cause. "Duphalac" approved for use in lactation and pregnancy.
During the reception, "Duphalac" you need to drink enough water - 1.5-2 liters per day.
Reviews on first use of "Duphalac" may cause flatulence, which passes in a few days. From high doses of medications can produce diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain.