Instructions for use of "Bifidumbacterin"
"Bifidumbacterin" shows the active action against some pathogenic organisms (Proteus, enteropathogenic E. coli, some species of yeast-like fungi, staphylococci). The means prescribed for intestinal dysbiosis (including after reception of antibiotics, hormones, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, after chemotherapy), in dysbacterioses accompanying diseases of the liver, biliary tract, digestive tract (including pancreatitis, cholecystitis, ulcer of the gastrointestinal tract, disbacteriosis inflammation of the urogenital tract. The drug is used in pneumonia, chronic and acute bronchitis, acute intestinal infections: staphylococcal enterocolitis, salmonellosis, shigellosis, rotavirus infection), intestinal infections, food poisoning, malabsorption syndrome, bacterial colpitis vaginoza, chronic constipation, pathologies of the intestine, pancreas, liver. The drug is available in capsules, sachets, suppositories and tablets. The contents of ampoules and vials is a live, freeze-dried bacteria and milk-sugar-gelatin medium in which they were grown.
Newborn "Bifidumbacterin" give during feeding, the contents of the ampoule are diluted in breast milk or infant formula. Patients of other age categories the tool has to be mixed with 30-50 ml of boiling water having room temperature, or with sour product. After this mixture should drink immediately without waiting for the drug to dissolve completely. It is better to take "Bifidumbacterin" during the meal, but its reception is possible at any time. Children up to six months giving one vial (5 doses) two to three times a day for the first two or three days, then the number of receptions is increased to four to six times a day. Children aged six months to three years appoint 5 doses (1 vial) three or four times daily; children aged 3-7 years – 1 capsule three to five times a day. Adults and children aged seven years can take 10 doses (2 capsules) three to four times a day. The course of treatment should be three to four weeks, in acute intestinal infections remedy take five to seven days.
"Bifidumbacterin": side effects, contraindications
"Bifidumbacterin" generally causes no side effects and is well tolerated. The drug is not prescribed for lactose insufficiency in children, and hypersensitivity to the components of the tool. The medicine should be stored in a dry and cool (not more than 10 ° C). The shelf life of "Bifidumbacterin" - 1 year. At room temperature it is stored not more than 10 days.