Festal Festal (festal) improves the breakdown of proteins, fats and carbohydrates entering the body with food.Analogs of the drug - Digestal, enzistal, Penzital.Enzymes amylase, protease and lipase, a part of the drug, promote the absorption of nutrients.Bile extract has choleretic action, improves digestion of fats and vitamins A, K, stimulates the pancreas.Bile acids are adjusted disorders associated with the formation of bile, which often occur in chronic pancreatitis.Hemicellulase enzyme helps the absorption of fiber, thereby improving digestion.
Festal prescribed for chronic pancreatitis, in pathological conditions that manifest violation of the process of food digestion, tendency to constipation, flatulence.The tool is used together with other drugs in the treatment of diffuse liver diseases (for toxic and alcoholic lesio Festal take in preparation for an ultrasound and X-ray examination of the abdominal cavity.
Instructions for use festal
Festal taken during or immediately after meals and washed down with a little water.The drug is administered 3 times daily 1-2 tablets (in the form of pills).In preparation for the study of the abdominal cavity should be taken for 2-3 days before the procedure 2 tablets 2-3 times a day.The dose for children festal determined by the physician individually in each case.The duration of dosing may range from a few days (with errors in the power mode) to several years (substitution therapy).
Side effects and contraindications to the use of festal
Festal may cause the following side effects: nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, allergic reactions (watery eyes, sneezing, redness of the skin).Prolonged use of high doses may increase the levels of uric acid in the blood and urine.Children may develop irritation of the mouth, irritation of the anus.Festal contraindicated during exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis in acute pancreatitis, hepatic failure, hepatitis, cholelithiasis, the propensity to diarrhea, obstructive jaundice, intestinal obstruction. Festal used with caution during pregnancy, cystic fibrosis. Festal should not be given to children under three years.