The therapeutic effect of "Festal" is due to the content in it of the digestive enzyme pancreatin, which is an active ingredient, and the components of bile.
The main task is to improve the difficulty of digestion.
Mechanism of action
Festal normalizes the process of digestion at the expense ofWhich are included in its composition of digestive enzymes, including bile components. Pancreatin promotes complete digestion of proteins and carbohydrates, bile enzymes make it easier to dissolve fats in water, emulsify them. Vegetable fiber is better assimilated due to the presence of "Festal" hemicellulose.
The drug "Festal" is produced in a pellet with a shell, resistant to acids. Such protection is intended for the enzymes to begin their action not in the stomach, but in the intestines.
Indications for reception of "Festal"
Festal is indicated for use in the following diseases: chronic pancreatitis outside the acute phase, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, condition after gastrectomy.
The drug is recommended for people with normalDigestion in case of abuse of fatty foods, conditions of indigestion after a plentiful feast on holidays, in preparation for x-rays or ultrasound of the abdominal cavity. In addition, "Festal" is used as an auxiliary tool for optimizing the assimilation of some other medications. Among them, PASK, antibiotics and sulfonamides.
Contraindications and side effects
You can not use "Festal" at highSensitivity or allergy to pancreatin, acute hepatitis, obturation intestinal obstruction, mechanical jaundice, acute pancreatitis or exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis.
The drug rarely causesside effects. Among them, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, irritation in the anus, redness of the skin, sneezing and lacrimation. In case of overestimation of recommended doses, the level of uric acid in the blood can increase.
Diabetes patients should use Festal withCaution, because In its composition there is glucose and sucrose. Pregnant and lactating drug is prescribed only if the benefit to the mother significantly exceeds the harm to the child.
Dosing and Administration
Adults are recommended to take 1-2 tabletsInside, during or immediately after eating, squeezed with a small amount of liquid. The frequency of admission varies depending on the indications, from 1 to 3 times a day. Before x-rays or ultrasound take 2 pills 2-3 times a day for 2-3 days before the study. Doses of the drug for children the doctor appoints individually.
Reception of "Festal" can continue alone orA few days in case of normal digestion, disturbed by excessive fatty diet. In the case of insufficient digestive enzymes, the course of treatment can last several months.
As a result of the correct intake of the drug, the digestive tract improves, the absorption of any, even heavy food, is easier and more comfortable.
Reviews of people who host "Festal"
In many cases, people note a good curativeEffect of the drug. It is emphasized that he eliminates the effects of overeating on holidays, after trips to barbecue, helps to digest unusual food. There are positive reviews of people taking "Festal" with a stomach ulcer. It is recommended to take also after excessive intake of alcohol instead of specialized expensive means.
There are also negative reviews about the drug. They are left by people who "Festal" did not help in their problems with digestion. Perhaps in their case it is necessary to undergo a full examination for the purpose of appropriate treatment.