The preparation of activated carbon having enterosorbiruyuschee, detoxification and anti-diarrhea effects. It has a high porosity, due to special processing. Very efficiently absorbs the toxins, allergens, gases, toxins, drug overdose, bacteria, and alcohol.

In addition to harmful substances, the drug also absorbs trace elements, vitamins and useful microflora, which is important to consider in long-term care.

Indications for

Activated carbon is used for:
- various intoxications (dyspepsia, flatulence, fermentation, acidity of gastric juice and diarrhea);
- poisoning by heavy metal salts, drugs and nutritional diseases;
- intestinal infections: dysentery and salmonellosis;
- liver cirrhosis, acute and chronic hepatitis and renal failure;
- allergic diseases: swallowed angioedema, bronchial asthma, atopic dermatitis, urticaria;
- metabolic disorders;
- poisoning narcotic, psychotropic drugs and alcohol;
- the preparation prior to the diagnosis of the bowel (for gas adsorption);
- the cleansing of the body and as a complex therapy for weight loss.

The activated carbon is required according to the annotation. Contraindications to the use are: peptic ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcerative colitis, and drug intolerance.

In the treatment may occur side effects: diarrhea, dyspepsia and constipation. If activated charcoal is taken over a long time – say reducing the intake of fat, proteins, hormones and vitamins. Allergic reactions occur very rarely.

Dosing of activated charcoal

The amount of activated charcoal in cases of poisoning and intoxications counting - at twenty or thirty grams in the form of an aqueous suspension: the right amount of powder for preparation of oral suspension is diluted in 100-150 ml of water (1 teaspoon contains 1 gram). In acute poisoning, gastric lavage is performed 10-20% suspension, and then move on ingestion by 20-30 grams per day (twenty grams contained in one hundred tablets).

When metabolic disorders, allergic diseases, the drug is taken orally one hour before a meal or after a meal. The daily dosage ranges from one hundred to two hundred milligrams per kilogram of body weight. Usually for adults is two tablets three times a day, for children – one tablet one to three times a day. Therapy lasts from three to fourteen days. Two weeks after treatment, the drug can be repeated. It is not recommended to take medicine every day, as a very high risk of vitamin deficiency.

A single dose of the drug is calculated as follows: one tablet per ten pounds of body weight.