Penzital: instructions for use
The international name of the active substance, which is part of the drug Penzital - pancreatin. In pharmacies, it can be purchased without a prescription.
Penzital. Description of the preparation
Penzital refers to preparations containingenzymatic substances. It contributes to the normalization of digestion processes, compensation of insufficient function of external secretion of the pancreas. When taking this drug, the condition of all organs of the gastrointestinal tract improves. Also, Penzital has an analgesic effect. 45 minutes after ingestion, the maximum enzymatic activity of this drug is observed. It is produced in tablets, which are covered with an enteric coating. The main active ingredient is pancreatin (212 mg in one tablet).
Penzital. Instructions for use in diseases of the digestive tract
The drug is prescribed with replacement therapy forreplenishment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, which occurs after various gastrointestinal diseases (chronic pancreatitis, dyspepsia, gastrocardial syndrome, flatulence, cystic fibrosis, pancreatectomy, noninfectious diarrhea, etc.). Has an indication before the radiographic examination of the abdominal cavity or ultrasound and after irradiation. Penzital (instructions for use should be studied before taking the drug) is used to improve the absorption of food and restore masticatory function, with prolonged immobilization and sedentary lifestyle. Also, this drug is used with the degraded digestion of food, if there are errors in nutrition (excessive or irregular consumption of food, a large number of fatty foods in the diet).
It is forbidden to use this drugmeans if the patient has acute pancreatitis or has a high sensitivity to the components of Penzital. With an exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis, the drug is also contraindicated.
Penzital. Instructions for use during pregnancy and lactation
In pregnancy or lactation, the use of thisdrug is not recommended. An exception may be in the case when the risk to the fetus is less than the therapeutic effect of the use of the remedy, since the safety of the use of this drug has not been studied enough. It is better to use alternative means.
Penzital. Instructions for use and dosage
You need to eat it during meals (you canand before eating). Tablets should be swallowed, not chewed, washed down with plenty of water. The dose is determined depending on the degree of the disease of the digestive organs individually. Adults usually need to take 3 tablets Penzital 3 times a day. The child's dose is prescribed by the attending physician after the examination.
The duration of treatment depends on the complexitythe course of the disease and other related factors, so it can take several days (if the digestion process was broken due to an improper diet) or months. If permanent replacement therapy is required, the treatment can last for several years.
It is not recommended to take the drug in highdosage, especially with a disease such as cystic fibrosis, because the risk of developing strictures increases. The dose should correspond to the number of enzymes necessary for the assimilation of those fats that are contained in the food consumed. If you have to take a medicine for a long time, then you must simultaneously use iron-containing drugs.
In case of an overdose, symptoms are possible: hyperureukemia and hyperuricosuria. Children may have constipation.
Penzital. Instruction on storage conditions
Store Penzital at a temperature of 2 to 25 ° C, in a dry place.