Festal - enzyme preparation.
Pharmacological action festal
Application festal leads to secret compensation function of the pancreas and liver release bile. Included in the Festalum and its analogues enzymes facilitate the absorption of proteins and carbohydrates in the small intestine, contribute to the breakdown of cellulose, which improves digestion and reduces gassing in the intestines, cholagogue have effect and enhance absorption of fat soluble vitamins.
In the same way in the body of the patient are analogues festal: Biofestal, Digestal, Normoenzim, Panolez and Ferestal.
Festal issued in the form of pills.
Festal: indications for use
According to the instructions Festal should be taken in patients with impairment of exocrine function of the pancreas, which leads to chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis. Also available at the festal indications for chronic diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver and gall bladder.
Application festal also justified in the case of combination therapy after irradiation of the digestive tract, which has led to violations of these bodies.
Instruction Festalu: how to use
According to the instructions festal must be taken orally, during or after a meal, without chewing, it allows for the Festal drink small amounts of liquid.
The standard dose for adults is 1-2 tablets 3 times a day. In studies of the digestive tract, in the opinion of the Festale you must take 2 tablets 2-3 times a day for 2-3 days before the test. Higher doses should be taken only after consultation with the doctor! Application Festalum can vary in continuation from several days to several years, depending on the disease of the patient.
Side effects festal
Festalum may cause side effects in the digestive system, namely, nausea, diarrhea, reduced bile formation. According to the reviews of Festale, long-term it is used in high doses may occur hyperuricosuria, irritation of the mouth, perianal irritation.
Festal should not apply in the case of the patient with acute pancreatitis, hepatic failure, hepatitis, jaundice, gallstones, gallbladder empyema, ileus.
It is also worth noting that with extreme caution should be taken Festal in cystic fibrosis, the dose should match the quality and quantity of food received by the patient.
During pregnancy and lactation the use of festal possible only if the potential benefit from the festal much more potential risk to the fetus.