The therapeutic effect of "Festal" caused by the content of the digestive enzyme pancreatin, which is the active substance and the bile components.
The main objective - to improve shortness of digestion.
Mechanism of action
"Festal" normalizes the process of digestion byits constituent digestive enzymes, including bile components. Pancreatin promotes full cleavage of proteins and carbohydrates, bile enzymes facilitate dissolution of fats in water, their emulsification. Vegetable fiber is better absorbed due to the presence of "Festale" hemicellulose.
The drug "Festal" comes in drops with a shell, resistant to acids. This protection is intended to enzymes started their action is not in the stomach and in the intestine.
Indications for admission "Festal"
"Festal" is indicated for use in the following diseases: chronic pancreatitis is acute phase, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, post-gastrectomy.
The drug is recommended for people with normaldigestion in the case of abuse of fatty foods, states indigestion after heavy feasts on holidays, in preparation for X-ray or ultrasound of the abdomen. In addition, "Festal" is used as an aid to optimize the assimilation of certain other medicinal products. Among them, PAS, antibiotics and sulfonamides.
Contraindications and side effects
You can not use the "Festal" highsensitivity or allergy to pancreatin, in acute hepatitis, obstructive ileus, obstructive jaundice, pancreatitis, or acute exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis.
The drug is very rareside effects. These include nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, irritation of the anus, redness, sneezing and watery eyes. In the case of overstating the recommended dose might increase the level of uric acid in the blood.
In patients with diabetes, "Festal" should be used withcaution because in its composition there are glucose and sucrose. Pregnant and lactating drug is prescribed only if the benefit to the mother greatly exceeds the harm to the child.
Dosing and Administration
Adults are recommended to take 1-2 pillsInside, during or immediately after a meal, washed down with a small amount of liquid. Frequency reception varies depending on the indication from 1 to 3 times a day. Prior to X-ray or ultrasound take 2 tablets 2-3 times a day for 2-3 days prior to the study. Doses for children doctor prescribes individually.
Reception "Festal" can last one ora few days in the case of normal digestion, impaired nutritional excess fat. In the event of failure of its own digestive enzymes course of treatment may last for several months.
As a result, the correct reception of the condition of the digestive tract of the drug improves the absorption of any, even a heavy meal is easier and more comfortable.
Reviews of people taking "Festal"
In many cases, people say good medicaleffect of the drug. It is emphasized that it eliminates the effects of overeating during the holidays, after trips to the kebabs, helps to digest the unfamiliar food. There are positive responses of people taking "Festal" gastric ulcer. It recommends taking also after excessive alcohol intake instead of expensive specialized equipment.
There are negative comments about the drug. They leave people who "Festal" has not helped in their digestive problems. Perhaps in their case it is necessary for a complete examination for appropriate treatment.