Antidiarrheal preparations



as symptomatic treatment of diarrhea is frequently used drugs acting on the motor activity of the intestine ("loperamide", "Imodium", "Suprelol").These agents retard movement of food in the intestinal lumen, intestinal tonus of lower walls, reduce mucus secretion and fluid."Imodium" or "loperamide" is prescribed for acute diarrhea of ​​non-infectious origin, "traveler's diarrhea", irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, infectious diarrhea in the light and medium-heavy currents.The drug is used for the 4 mg in one stage, and subsequently - to 2 mg after each bowel movement.The maximum daily dose of 8 mg.In children, it is used only under medical supervision.

Diarrhea can be taken, "Imodium P
lus" containing loperamide and simethicone.Simethicone is a defoamer, it absorbs intestinal gas, and eliminates bloating, flatulence, abdominal cramping.Adults and children from 12 years: 2 tablets at one time, and then one tablet after each bowel movement.The maximum daily dose is 4 tablets.These funds are contraindicated in intestinal obstruction, children up to 6 years, in the 1st trimester of pregnancy, lactation, in diverticulosis intestine, ulcerative colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, hypersensitivity to the components.

Drugs-chelators



Diarrhea effective chelators - drugs absorbent and protective actions ("Smecta", "Kaopectate", "Neointestopan", "Enterodez")."Smecta" is used in acute intestinal infections, including children.To prepare the suspension content of the bag should be slowly pour in Article 0.5.of warm water and stir until dissolved.Adults need to take a day 1 sachet 3 p.a day for children up to 1 year give the contents of 1 sachet per day, children of 1-2 - 1-2 sachets a day for children older than 2 years - 2-3 bags a day.The drug is used 3-7 days.Contraindications "Smecta": fructose intolerance, intestinal obstruction, hypersensitivity to the drug.

«Kaopectate" designate an adult to 2 tab.or 2 tbsp.l.suspension once, and then take the same dose after each defecation.The maximum daily amount - 12 Table.or Article 14.l.suspension.Children from 6 to 12 liters.give 1 table.or 1 tablespoonwhen a slurry liquid stools, and then give the same dose after each defecation.The maximum daily amount - Table 6.Children from 3 to 6 liters.appoint 0.5 tablespoonssuspension in the same circuit (not more than seven administrations per day).The drug is contraindicated in intestinal obstruction, allergy to the components of the drug in children younger than 3 years old, do not give the tablets to children under 6 years.